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Arts: News and reviews from concerts, gigs, theatres, opera, ballet and cinema.

"The Balance in Abstraction": Abstract Landscapes At The Kunsthuis Gallery
In an exhibition of dramatic interpretations of abstract landscapes, the Kunsthuis Gallery, between Crayke and Brandsby, just north of York, is presenting work from a several abstract painters and…
Jill Campbell - Winter Sunrise
Mar
25
"Shaping The Body: 400 years of food, fashion and life"
Apr
30
A Private Collection Revealed
May
21
Life & Death brings back JORVIK Vikings!
Jun
18
Kate Whiteford OBE - False Perspectives
Jun
25
Noble Prospects: Capability Brown and the Yorkshire Landscape
Jul
2
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
Jul
8
Alan Ayckbourn's The Karaoke Theatre Company
Jul
9
All Creatures.....
Jul
9
'Lost in Something'
Jul
9
Everyday Objects: In Transition
Jul
15
Kunsthuis Gallery presents "Kleurvelden" (fields of colour)
Jul
15
Exhibition: Leonora Carrington/Lucy Skaer curated by Catriona McAra
Jul
18
'People and Places in the Dales'
Jul
23
In Your Face
Jul
27
Sea to City - vibrant works by Jean Hobson
Jul
28
The World Goes Round
Jul
29
Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
Jul
30
Photography and textile design by Escape Tunnel Crafts
Aug
1
Noble Prospects: Capability Brown and the Yorkshire Landscape
Aug
1
Nature, Design and Capability Brown
Aug
3
Exhibition: It's not all Brown and White at Burton Constable
Aug
3
Country House Brewing
Aug
5
Consuming Passions by Alan Ayckbourn
Aug
6
Antarctic Circles
Aug
11
Educating Rita by Willy Russell
Aug
12
'All Around Us' and 'Foray into Fibre' Exhibitions
Aug
13
Foundation Myths
Aug
16
Terrific Trees Treasure Hunt
Aug
19
Local Artists Unite for a Unique Exhibition
Aug
19
The StorytEllas - A Summer Family Musical!
Aug
22
Sister Act
Aug
26
Malton Venue's DJ Weekend
Aug
27
The Magic of Motown - 10 Year Anniversary
Aug
28
River Festival
Aug
28
Kettlewell & District Horticultural Society Annual Show
Aug
30
Capability Brown's Birthday Party
Aug
30
Relatively Speaking - Theatre Royal Bath Productions
Sep
2
Bingley Music Live 2016
Sep
3
Great North Art Show
Sep
4
Jane McDonald - Making Memories
Sep
7
Sue Perkins 'Live! in Spectacles'
Sep
9
Roger Davies & His Band
Sep
10
Brassed Off - Exhibition at The Gallery

Swallows, Amazons And Beatles At The Stephen Joseph Theatre

The Beatles, November 1963 ©Apple Corps
The Beatles, November 1963 ©Apple Corps
A brand new adaptation of a children's adventure classic, a hotly-anticipated documentary about the Beatles, the latest from Woody Allen and a streaming of a show considered to be a landmark in…

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Thu 25th Aug, 2016 | 10:53am

Graham Clark
A Sunny Afternoon With The Kinks, Opera House, Manchester
By Graham Clark
Gig Correspondent

If you go to Sunny Afternoonexpecting little more than a run through of hits of The Kinks, then think again. This is a show that has a true story behind it, and there is a big Yorkshire…

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Thu 25th Aug, 2016 | 9:37am

V Festival 2016 - Day 2

James Morrison
James Morrison
Sunday got off to a good start with James Morrison: he appears on stage with sunglasses and wears a shirt, a change from wearing his regular leather jacket.

It's his 5th appearance at the V…

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Tue 23rd Aug, 2016 | 10:15am

Harrogate History Festival's Line-Up Announced

Tracy Chevalier
Tracy Chevalier
Harrogate History Festival has announced an extensive line-up of authors, inviting audiences to unlock the past, from fact to fiction.

Now in its fourth year, delivered by Harrogate International…

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Sat 20th Aug, 2016 | 3:13pm

Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
Interview: Lucie Silvas
By Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
Arts Correspondent

After a ten year absence from the UK music scene, Lucie Silvas finally returns with the rather stunning Letters To Ghosts. Coinciding with a series of UK shows, Lucie is determined to redefine her…

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Fri 19th Aug, 2016 | 2:52pm

Interview - Kongos

Kongos
Kongos
With their early years spent in the UK and South Africa, US based band of brothers, Kongos, have crafted a truly international sound that is destined for stadium filling success.

Having recently…

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Fri 19th Aug, 2016 | 11:07am

Simply Red At Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Simply Red
Simply Red
Halifax born singer and pianist AJ Brown has supported many big name artists over the last year so he was a natural to open up for Simply Red in Scarborough. His soulful songs remind me of a mix…

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Sun 14th Aug, 2016 | 4:00pm

Review: Suicide Squad


Suicide Squad in many ways is the final big film of summer 2016 and in the evolution of the hopeful DC Cinematic Universe; it is really a film that Warner Brothers and DC Comics needs to be a hit,…

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Tue 9th Aug, 2016 | 11:00am

Interview With Joe Washbourn Of Toploader


Everybody remembers the band for Dancing in the Moonlight, you had other hits though?

We actually had 6 Top 20 hits but Dancing in the Moonlight is the one which everyone remembers the band for.

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Mon 8th Aug, 2016 | 11:11am

Rosalind York
Interview with Mark Connors
By Rosalind York
Features Writer

Mark Connors is that rare thing: a creative person who can do the administrative grind of self-promotion. A musician turned poet, he has developed himself into a novelist with the recent…

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Fri 5th Aug, 2016 | 2:29pm

Destination Dewsbury


Yorkshire continues to uphold its reputation as a top location for feature films with perhaps the most exciting project yet arriving in the region.

'Destination: Dewsbury' is a feature film…

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Thu 25th Aug, 2016 | 10:13am

Opera North And Classic FM Extend Partnership

L'elisir d'amore. Photo by Robert Workman
L'elisir d'amore. Photo by Robert Workman
A newly extended partnership between Opera North, England's national opera company in the North, and Classic FM, the UK's most popular classical music station, has been announced today.

Opera…

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Thu 25th Aug, 2016 | 9:15am

V Festival 2016 - Day 1

Example
Example
Now in its 21st year the weather might not have decided to celebrate this landmark occasion but there were plenty of good acts on offer.

The 80,000 plus attendance this year was still high with…

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Tue 23rd Aug, 2016 | 10:09am

Jack Bottomley
Review: David Brent: Life On The Road
By Jack Bottomley
Media Correspondent

In bringing a hit TV character to the big screen there is always that sense that you have to justify it. Sometimes they manage it (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa), other times they shouldn't have…

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Sat 20th Aug, 2016 | 2:43pm

Chris Longden
Book Review: 'Studs & Crooks' by Victoria Benn with Jamie Roberts
By Chris Longden
Features Writer

As a born n' bred town and city girl, I hadn't been exposed to the phenomena of the agricultural show until I moved to a land known as rural Yorkshire.

And I'm sorry to say that it has taken me…

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Fri 19th Aug, 2016 | 2:13pm

On Roundhay Festival, Leeds - Sunday 17 September 2016


Roundhay park has played host to many one off gigs over the years from Madonna, Michael Jackson through to Robbie Williams.

There has never been a festival as such at Roundhay until now. The…

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Thu 18th Aug, 2016 | 2:45pm

Lauren Masterman
Sherlock Holmes: The Hound Of The Baskervilles
By Lauren Masterman
York Correspondent
Rachel Dawson as Beryl Stapleton, Ed Thorpe as Stapleton, Elexi Walker as Dr Watson, Joanna Holden as Mrs Hudson
Rachel Dawson as Beryl Stapleton, Ed Thorpe as Stapleton, Elexi Walker as Dr Watson, Joanna Holden as Mrs Hudson
"The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes."

Get ready to step into the life of Sherlock Holmes at York Theatre Royal; where mysterious goings on are…

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Wed 10th Aug, 2016 | 9:07am

Bryan Adams At Lytham Festival


If ever there was an act that should play the prestigious Lytham Festival on a Saturday night it was Bryan Adams. He is the perfect fit for the audience at Lytham, hence one of the reasons why the…

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Mon 8th Aug, 2016 | 9:02pm

Review: Cornerstone - Lord Gascoine, Leeds

Cornerstone - photo Reinhard Mueller
Cornerstone - photo Reinhard Mueller
Cornerstone are an Austrian soft rock group. If you like Fleetwood Mac or Journey, chances are you will like the band.

A new album, Reflections is released in the UK on 9 September produced by…

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Sat 6th Aug, 2016 | 11:10am

Interview: Shane Filan


Ex Westlife lead singer Shane Filan is returning to Yorkshire on Monday 17 October to play the Alhambra in Bradford, I asked him about the tour and what we can expect:

You are returning to…

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Fri 5th Aug, 2016 | 9:13am