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Rumplestiltskin By Northumberland Theatre Company

Friday 2nd January at 3.00pm 3.00pm

An adaptation of this classic fairy-tale by acclaimed Olivier Award winning children’s playwright Mike Kenny. Straw turns to gold, magic and mayhem are in the air.....Wonderful storytelling, humorous yet darkly scary and written in Mike’s inimitable style, full of physical comedy, in witty rhyming couplets with songs and music.’

Adrienne French

Wednesday 21st January - Friday 4th April

Adrienne produces landscapes which capture the essence of the North Yorkshire Moors, the Dales and the Wolds of East Yorkshire as well as images based on her travels abroad. She works in acrylic and oils using a wide range of texture media to reflex the landscapes that she observes around her.

NT LIVE: Treasure Island

Thursday 22nd January at 7.00pm 7.00pm

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Emerge: Yorkshire Ellen & The Escapades Beth McCarthy plus guests

Friday 23rd January at 8.00pm 8.00pm

Banish those winter blues with a wealth of musical talent from around Yorkshire. Ellen and the Escapades won 2010’s Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition and played BBC introducing stages at both Reading and Leeds Festivals.

Jonathan Dimbleby Destiny in the Desert - POSTPONED

Wednesday 28th January at 7.30pm 7.30pm

Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict in David's diary this event has been postponed, please contact the box office for a full refund.

Adam Cohen

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.


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..."
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