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CHOWDOWN IS BACK

CHOWDOWN IS BACK

ChowDown, opening its doors to the public again on 12th April. The outdoor destination, hailed for its incredible selection of food, drink, and music is returning bigger and better with the addition of street art, new seating areas and huge collaborations, with confirmed dates throughout the summer right through till September. The first bookings for […]

SAVE THE DATE…

SAVE THE DATE…

 Lightwater has confirmed it is planning to re-open to visitors on Saturday, 17th April. In order to manage numbers, and ensure social distancing guidelines are maintained, the North Yorkshire theme park will initially be operating with reduced capacity and all visitors will need to pre-book tickets online. Staff will also be continuing to carry out […]

LOCKDOWN OR NO LOCK DOWN…….

LOCKDOWN OR NO LOCK DOWN…….

One of the hits of last summer’s Park Bench Theatre open air season in York is being streamed by Engine House Theatre from Friday (Feb 26). Children’s show Teddy Bears’ Picnic, performed by Cassie Vallance, was one of a hat-trick of shows staged in Rowntree Park under COVID-safe conditions with more than 1,000 adults and […]

YORK PREPARES FOR THE WORLD’S LARGEST ONLINE VIKING FESTIVAL

YORK PREPARES FOR THE WORLD’S LARGEST ONLINE VIKING FESTIVAL

  Ambitious plans are afoot in York to host the world’s largest online Viking festival.  That JORVIK Viking Thing will take place from 15 – 20 February 2021 and features chart-topping music, livestreamed events for all ages, virtual tours and the first ever 360 degree immersive video of JORVIK Viking Centre’s world-famous ride through Viking-age […]

NORTHERN BALLET ANNOUNCES NEW DIGITAL SEASON

NORTHERN BALLET ANNOUNCES NEW DIGITAL SEASON

 Northern Ballet has launched  a new digital season of dance including What Used To, No Longer Is, an original dance film by Olivier Award-winning Mthuthuzeli November. In addition, the Company will première two more original films; Northern Lights and Have Your Cake, by Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director of Digital and Choreographer in Residence, Kenneth Tindall. […]

YORKSHIRE HERITAGE RAILWAY SHARES BELOVED TALES AND BEDTIME STORIES

YORKSHIRE HERITAGE RAILWAY SHARES BELOVED TALES AND BEDTIME STORIES

To celebrate National Storytelling Week (30th January – 6th February) North Yorkshire Moors Railway has teamed up with a number of critically-acclaimed authors for a week of readings and activities. Keep your eyes peeled as each day a new storytelling-themed post on NYMR’s social channels will reveal fun activities, including a railway-inspired short story writing […]

THE CREATIVE EARTH ….

THE CREATIVE EARTH ….

An art competition for young people across the UK has launched, with the winners having their artwork displayed at the COP26 Climate Change conference this year in Glasgow. The Creative Earth competition is part of a UK Government initiative, Together for our Planet, and launched in collaboration with the WWF to encourage young people to […]

AT HOME WITH A CHRISTMAS CAROL

AT HOME WITH A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Just as the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future try to instil in Scrooge some seasonal spirit, Leeds Playhouse remains committed to spreading much-needed festive cheer across the city and beyond this year, with ‘as live’ digital screenings of its sensational family show A CHRISTMAS CAROL. As Leeds remains in Tier 3, the Playhouse […]

ALL READY TO GO….

ALL READY TO GO….

  Recently released images show the company of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, bringing to life Charles Dickens’ spine-tingling festive story. From ghost lights centre stage, the spirits emerge to share with miser Ebenezer Scrooge the true meaning of this festive time of year. It’s Christmas Eve in Victorian Leeds, but the cold-hearted Scrooge hasn’t shared an […]

THE SNOW FAIRY IS COMING….

THE SNOW FAIRY IS COMING….

The Snow Fairy Pod is coming to the Victoria Leeds Shopping Centre on Saturday 12 December and Sunday 13 December.  She’ll be  sprinkling some much-needed candy floss cheer and bring bubblegum sweetness to the high street and online, Lush has announced that this year they will be launching 9 Snow Fairy scented products and 5 […]

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