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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

Here’s a selection of what’s on this month 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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April highlights at Helmsley Arts Centre

Here’s a guide to what’s coming up at Helmsley Arts Centre this month. For more details, and information on other events, please visit the Arts Centre web site.

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Summer programme for Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre has just issued its programme for Summer 2016. Trustee and Treasurer Martin Vander Weyer said: There’s an amazing range of live and screen-based entertainment, exhibitions, workshops, classes and other activities, for all ages. Whether you want to hear David Starkey talking about Magna Carta, or take part in a Community Play in […]

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March highlights at Helmsley Arts Centre

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

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February highlights at Helmsley Arts Centre

Here’s a selection of what’s on at Helmsley Arts Centre this month.

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Quiz and supper fundraiser for cancer research

The Helmsley Committee of Yorkshire Cancer Research has organised a quiz and fish and chip supper on Febraury 25, to raise funds for their very worthwhile cause.  See below for ticket information.

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Films coming up at Helmsley Arts Centre

Lots of good films coming up at the Helmsley Arts Centre in the next couple of months, so if you missed them at the cinema, or fancy a second look, get on to the box office and get yourself a ticket.  Films are usually popular, so don’t delay.

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Auction of artwork at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre is holding an auction of artworks to raise funds, on Janauary 29. There are 40 lots, and you can view the full catalogue on line here.

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Spring brochure for Helmsley Arts Centre now available

Helmsley Arts Centre has published its programme for January to April 2016. If you didn’t receive a copy in the post, you can get one by calling in to the Old Meeting House, or telephoning the box office.

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Pantomime now running at Helmsley Arts Centre

The pantomine season is upon us, oh yes it is.  The 1812 company production of “Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood” has opened at Helmsley Arts Centre and runs for the rest of this week.  Seats are still available, so why not have an evening out, and support this lovely little theatre.

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North Country Theatre: A Gift of Stones at Helmsley Arts Centre

North Country Theatre makes a welcome return to the Helmsley Arts Centre next month with its new production, The Gift of Stones. The village of flint knappers is safe, self-satisfied, and inward looking, but a stray arrow, an amputation, and a wild woman from the salt sea marshes bring murder, mystery and cataclysmic change. Jim […]

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