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1812 Pantomime: Dick Whittington and His Cat

As you may have noticed, the pantomime season is upon us.  Here are details of our nearest event, in Helmsley. Full listings will follow shortly.  Ed The 1812 Theatre Company’s pantomime returns to Helmsley Arts Centre this year with Dick Whittington and a host of other entertaining characters. Directed by Helena Fox (Director of Everwitch […]

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Nightmares in Norfolk? Bad dreams in Helmsley

North Country Theatre has been in business, taking theatre to remote locations in village halls, small theatres, arts centres, churches, auction marts, castles, railway waiting rooms, hotels, and gardens, since 1996. I found them a few years later, on their annual visit to the Helmsley Arts Centre, and have since been a regular supporter. Over […]

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The 1812 Theatre Company @ Helmsley Arts Centre present ….

Di and Viv and Rose by Amelia Bullmore. Age Recommendation 14+ directed by Natasha Jones Starring Florrie Stockbridge, Kerrianne Linning and Natasha Jones ‘How do you want to live here? I mean we could come and go and lead separate lives. Or we could really live together. What do you think?’ Aged 18, three women […]

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Job Opportunity at Helmsley Arts Centre

Technician needed at our lively local arts centre – details below:

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October highlights at Helmsley Arts Centre

Here’s a taste of what’s on this month at the Helmsley Arts Centre:

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September highlights at Helmsley Arts Centre

Here’s a small selection of what’s on this month at the Helmsley Arts Centre Sorry, the white on yellow text isn’t very clear, please visit the website for full details.

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Spooky tales from North Country Theatre

Richmond-based North Country Theatre will shortly pay their annual visit to Helmsley Arts Centre with this year’s touring production, “Nightmares in Norfolk”, a double dose of terrifying tales, one told tongue in cheek and one… straight down the line! Oh, whistle and I’ll come to you by M. R. James. Adapted by Nobby Dimon The […]

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Autumn season at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre has just published its programme for the coming autumn season. If you haven’t received one in the post, you can pick up a copy at the box office, or better still just look it up on line.

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Ayckbourn play at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre’s resident theatre company, 1812, takes to the stage next week with a production of Alan Ayckbourn’s “Woman in Mind”. Susan, the central character, is a parson’s wife. While her husband lives for his great work, she ministers to him in daily, humdrum fashion. So her vitality is directed towards a fantasy life, […]

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Fundraising supper and auction for Helmsley Arts Centre

This year’s major fundraising event for the Helmsley Arts Centre will be a Grand Auction and Fundraising Supper at in the Saloon at Duncombe Park.  The auction will feature: wine (ideally a minimum of 4 bottles) of any wine you would be happy to serve at home; jewellery (antique, vintage or contemporary); and   unusual […]

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Summer season at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre has just issued its brochure for the summer season (May to August).  Artistic Director Natasha Jones said: As always we have a fantastic variety of live and on-screen entertainment on offer, plus yoga, ballet, life drawing, our Ryedale Writers creative writing group and a special half term fun programme for 7 to […]

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Fallen Angels in Arts Centre bar

The 1812 Theatre Company is leaving the stage, briefly, for the Studio Bar at Helmsley Arts Centre with a production of Noel Coward’s “Fallen Angels“. Jane and Julia are bored with their golfing husbands. But when postcards arrive from Maurice, a charming Frenchman with whom both had affairs before they were married, panic sets in… […]

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Puppet making and viewing at Helmsley Arts Centre

Puppets take centre stage at Helmsley Arts Centre this coming half term, with both a workshop and a show.   Children aged between 5 and 12 are invited to make a puppet character to take home, with its very own story! The workshop will begin with making the basic puppet form. Then it’s time to […]

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A bold fox and other prints at Helmsley Arts Centre

An exhibition of prints by Gerard Hobson is now running at Helmsley Arts Centre. Art can be a very personal matter and what appeals to one doesn’t necessarily appeal to another. You may not agree, but this fox  made me laugh out loud with pleasure. Since childhood Gerard Hobson has had a love for birds, […]

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Live relay from Stratford of The Tempest

Live relays of plays from London and elsewhere come thick and fast now, so are no longer news, and we don’t blog them as often as we did in the early days of this new theatrical venture. However, occasionally one comes along that deserves highlighting (in our opinion!). Into this category falls the Royal Shakespeare […]

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Snow White in Helmsley

Helmsley Arts Centre’s pantomime, Snow White, opens this Saturday, December 3. Join the in-house theatre company for the ever popular traditional 1812 pantomime, this year bringing a new take on a classic tale. With fabulous songs and dances, fun for all the family and sparkling local performers of all ages in a top quality show […]

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North Country Theatre returns with The Wish House

North Country Theatre is celebrating its 20th Anniversary year with a new play called “The Wish House”, a sinister story of superstition, sacrifice and dirty laundry. Based in the Yorkshire Dales, North Country Theatre specialises in taking professional theatre out into the country, touring to village halls, small theatres, arts centres, churches, auction marts, castles, […]

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Live relay of Shakespeare’s King Lear this Wednesday

Can’t make it to Stratford-upon-Avon to see King Lear?    Don’t miss Artistic Director Gregory Doran directing one of our finest Shakespearean actors, Antony Sher in one of the greatest parts ever written by Shakespeare. King Lear will be broadcast live to cinemas in the UK and selected countries on Wednesday 12 October 2016.    […]

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October highlights at Helmsley Arts Centre

Here’s a selection of what’s on next month at Helmsley Arts Centre:

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September highlights at the Helmsley Arts Centre

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Helmsley Arts Centre seeking volunteers

Looking for a volunteering opportunity with a difference? Lots of interesting possibilities on offer at Helmsley Arts Centre.

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Autumn programme at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre has just published its autumn programme. If you aren’t on the mailing list, you can pick up a copy at the box office, or better still, check  it out on line.

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July highlights at the Helmsley Arts Centre

Here’s a selection of what’s on in the coming month at the Helmsley Arts Centre:

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The Arcubus Ensemble come to Helmsley

Founded by Julian Collings in 2015 with the primary objective of promoting the choral music of Russell Hepplewhite through both performances and recordings the Arcubus Ensemble will perform at Helmsley Arts Centre on Sat. July 2nd. In addition the group presents a series of Sunday afternoon recitals at St Mary-le-Bow in the City of London […]

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Pantomime audition dates

Helmsley Arts Centre have announced their audition dates for the Chrsitmas panto as follows: Monday 11 July: 5 – 6.30pm or Monday 18 July: 6 – 7.30pm at Helmsley Arts Centre Performers of all ages needed! [with two Junior Choruses doing five shows each] Directed by Em Whitfield Brooks Rehearsals start on 5 September Performances: […]

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Helmsley Arts Centre Pop up book shop‏

A second-hand bookshop will pop up at Helmsley Arts Centre on Friday 10th June at 10.00am until 12.00 noon in aid of Arts Centre funds. And I’ll be popping up with it in a new rôle as salesman and organiser. I hope it will be but the first of many Friday performances. That depends of […]

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Volunteer bar staff wanted at Helsmley Arts Centre

If you fancy a career at the bar, here’s a good way to start!

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Dying to talk about it?

A subject that must affect all of us one day; death and dying.  Do you want to talk about it? Then this could be the event for you. (The yellow print isn’t very legible, so we’ll just repeat: for further information call Chris on 01653 627170.)

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Cinema at Helmsley Arts Centre

Fancy a night at the pictures? Here’s a list of forthcoming films at the Helmsley Arts Centre.

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David Starkey to talk on Magna Carta in Helmsley

British constitutional historian and a radio and television presenter, David  Starkey, is coming to Helmsley . The UK’s leading constitutional historian, known for his forthright views, is to talk about the Magna Carta, the 13th century agreement that , imperfect though it was, and radically modified in its first ten years, limited for the first […]

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