COMING SOON TO POCKLINGTON ARTS CENTRE
Saturday 31st January at 8.00pm 8.00pm
Adam Cohen is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter and musician hailing from Montreal, Quebec. Three years ago Cohen decided that he and the music business should call it quits. Talked into giving it one last go, he released his best and biggest album to date.
Thursday 5th February at 8.00pm 8.00pm
Having spent their formative years playing around Leeds, The Dunwell's first big break came when they hit the shores of the US in 2011 to perform at the Folk Alliance Conference in Memphis, TN. Their swift rise developed through an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno plus major festivals in the US (Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, SXSW), the UK (Cornbury, The Great Escape) and most recently at Leeds Arena.
Monday 9th February at 8.00pm 8.00pm
The Staves are Emily, Jessica and Camilla Staveley-Taylor a trio of sisters from Hertfordshire. Renown for their perfect 3 part harmonies, their new album ‘If I Was’ (produced by Justin Vernon, Bon Iver frontman) takes The Staves’ original blueprint of sublimely harmonised British indie-folk and gives it an injection of muscle and a much-heightened ambition.
RSC LIVE: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Wednesday 11th February at 7.00pm 7.00pm
Shakespeare’s sparkling comedy delights in championing and then unravelling an unrealistic vow, mischievously suggesting that the study of the opposite sex is in fact the highest of all academic endeavours.
Friday 13th February at 8.00pm 8.00pm
Slow Club is Sheffield boy-girl duo Charles Watson (guitar, vocals, piano) and Rebecca Taylor (drums, vocals, guitar). The band formed in 2005 when they were both still teenagers and spent the next two years touring relentlessly around the North of England. A support slot with US band Tilly And The Wall brought them to the attention of Moshi Moshi Records who released their debut album Yeah So in 2009.
Nicobobinus by Terry Jones
Monday 16th February at 2.30pm 2.30pm
When Nicobobinus is magically turned to gold he and his wild best friend Rosie embark on a musical adventure to discover the Land of Dragons. On the way their friendship, humanity and overall brilliantness are put to the test.
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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