Frankie Howerd memorial plaque unveiled

A memorial plaque to comedy legend Frankie Howerd OBE has been unveiled at his first ever home in York. Continue reading

Well-fangled Theatre delight in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is well known for its magically romantic narrative of quarrelling lovers and tricksy fairies, so expectations were high for something unique. Well-fangled Theatre more than delivered. Continue reading

A gender fluid Midsummer Night’s Dream

A gender-fluid take on William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream comes to Friargate Theatre. Continue reading

Brideshead Revisited: An enchanting look at young love

Bryony Lavery proves to be a master of matters of the heart with her tender adaptation of Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh’s examination of young love, family and faith. Continue reading

Tales of Bacon: Charming and fiesty

Humour collides with medieval mise-en-scene in Tales of Bacon, a delightful new web series. Continue reading

Top 5 Studio Ghibli films showing in York

Studio Ghibli is renowned worldwide for its stunning animation and innovations in storytelling. Luckily, City Screen is running a season of Studio Ghibli over the summer. Continue reading

YSP perform a heartwarming Pericles, Prince of Tyre

York Shakespeare Project go from strength to strength in celebrating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with their 29th play, this truly heart-warming rendition of one of the bard’s lesser (co-written) plays. Continue reading

Flora Greysteel launch first EP

York-based two-piece Flora Greysteel are launching their hotly anticipated debut EP at Fulford Arms on April 24th. Continue reading

Fist of Art: Vesper Walk’s new film on mental illness

York band Vesper Walk take a look at the effects of mental illness in their new short film, Fist of Art. Continue reading

The Calls come to York

Leeds-based rockers The Calls are calling into York with Hull’s The Raywells and York’s own Alistair Griffin. Continue reading

Wolf Alice: Big sounds from a rising band

The atmosphere was electric when Wolf Alice, one of music’s biggest rising stars, descended on York. Continue reading

The Mai: A play that steeps and simmers

Marina Carr explores the hope and disappointment of romance, the comfort and frustrations of sisterhood and the question of women’s freedom of identity within their relationships. Continue reading