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Shooting With Light

Wednesday 29th April at 7.30pm 7.30pm

Developed with New Diorama, The Lowry and Greenwich Theatre. From the brilliant company that brought us last year’s stunning play about Bletchley Park – That Is All You Need To Know.

Punchline Comedy Club

Thursday 30th April at 8.00pm (7.15pm Doors) 8.00pm (7.15pm Doors)

It’s the best night out in Pocklington as we welcome top comedians from the national circuit. Many past comedians have gone on to dizzy heights including Sarah Millican, Rhod Gilbert, Chris Ramsey, Jason Manford and Mark Watson! Come along and discover the next ‘big thing’. The show is in the Studio, cabaret-style with bar available throughout.

Age 16+

Softpots workshop with Claire Baxter

Saturday 2nd May at 10.30am 10.30am

Softpots are the art of making hand made plant pots for both indoor and outdoor plants. Making a softpots is a delightful fun craft experience. It is highly creative and rewarding pastime.
For ages 7 years+

COURTNEY PINE PRESENTS SONG (the ballad book) featuring ZOE RAHMAN

Tuesday 5th May at 8.00pm 8.00pm

In the 80’s he was one of the first black British jazz artists to make a serious mark on the jazz scene when his first album charted and some 20 plus years on (now with an OBE and CBE for services to music) Courtney Pine continues to break new ground with a string of highly acclaimed recordings and numerous prestigious Industry awards.

Cabbage Leaf Platter Workshop by Jill Ford

Monday 11th May at 6.30pm 6.30pm

Make a pretty Cabbage leaf platter for serving your salads. Learn how to roll out and texture the clay using a savoy cabbage.

Thea Gilmore - SOLD OUT

Tuesday 12th May at 8.00pm 8.00pm

"Deceptively populist" one noted music journalist called her in 2010... Thea Gilmore's fans famously range from Bruce Springsteen, Richard Thompson and Joan Baez to poet Simon Armitage and novelists William Boyd and Neil Gaiman, but of all the many plaudits the press have hurled her way in an extraordinary 14 year career it may be that the above is the most relevant right now.....


Pocklington Arts Centre has gained a nation-wide reputation for its live-event and film programmes, in only a short period of time. The venue, which has a 200-seat auditorium and 70-seat studio/exhibition space, has provided film screenings, live music, theatre performances, comedy clubs, art exhibitions and conference facilities to ten of thousands of people since opening in 2000.

"It's a small venue with a big reputation… Pocklington Arts Centre is succeeding in putting a small East Yorkshire town on the map"
The Journal

"Pocklington was a surprise package. 200 people, full to capacity, and the knowledge that it could have sold out twice over gave me a good feeling. I cannot remember having more fun in a performance in my whole career. Laugh? I nearly bought the place a round... Two, maybe even three shows next time at that very special venue. "
Steve Harley - Musician & BBC Radio Two presenter

"One of the region's most thriving arts centres…"
Hull Daily Mail

"The region's best medium concert venue... Pocklington Arts Centre has a reputation for punching above its weight, attracting internationally renowned acts..."
The Talk

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