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Easter Crafty Fun

Saturday 19th April, 10.00am -12.00pm 10.00am -12.00pm

Have crafty fun at Easter – suitable for all the family

RSC LIVE Encore: Richard I I

Tuesday 22nd April at 7.00pm 7.00pm

David Tennant stars in the historic cinema event re-broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Company's stage. Although divinely ordained, Richard II (David Tennant) has very mortal weaknesses. His big mistake is to exile his popular cousin Henry Bolingbrook (Nigel Lindsay). When Bolingbrook learns that he has also been robbed of his inheritance, he takes advantage of the King's absence to raise an army and stage an invasion of England. The first of Shakespeare's four great plays about the House of Lancaster is a politically charged exploration of power and Machiavellian plotting. The Royal Shakespeare Company's new production was the very first to be broadcast to cinemas live from the Bard's home town of Stratford-Upon-Avon.

The Magic Circus By Magic Carpet Theatre

Thursday 24th April at 2.30pm 2.30pm

The circus acts have disappeared, the acrobats, the tight-rope walker, the lion trainer and the elephants have all gone! Where have they gone? Why have they left? Will the show carry on? Who will perform? The pompous Ringmaster is left with the help of the boys and girls from the audience and one clown.

British Museum Live: Vikings

Thursday April 24th at 7.00pm 7.00pm

Following the success of the museum's first ever broadcast Pompeii Live, we now discover the Viking world in this major exhibition. Swords and axes, coins and jewellery, hoards, amulets and religious images show how Vikings created an international network connecting cultures over four continents.

Stuart Maconie The People's Songs

Friday 25th April at 8.00pm 8.00pm

Spend an evening in the company of this popular and prolific TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author as he talks about his new book and epic radio series, The People's Songs, a social history of modern Britain told through pop singles from the kaleidoscopic period from the Second World War to the present day.

“Stuart Maconie's tour of pop is an elegant and unexpected take on music as social history” The Guardian

Studio Night

Sunday 27th April at 7.00pm 7.00pm

Young musicians perform in the intimate atmosphere of the Studio. Relax at the bat whilst listening to and encouraging emerging talent. Low cost but high aspirations.

Presented by the Friends of Pocklington Arts Centre


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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