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Saturday 21, May

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Saturday 21, May

Sunday 22, May

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

12Amoderate fantasy threat, brief bloody images

Sunday 22, May

Tuesday 24, May

Forgotten Voices

Forgotten Voices

Tuesday 24, May

Wednesday 25, May

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

12Amoderate fantasy threat, brief bloody images

Wednesday 25, May

Thursday 26, May

Gary Delaney

Gary Delaney

Thursday 26, May

Friday 27, May

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Friday 27, May

Gin Tasting

Gin Tasting

18

Friday 27, May

Saturday 28, May

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Saturday 28, May

Tuesday 31, May

The Queen's Knickers

The Queen's Knickers

Tuesday 31, May

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Tuesday 31, May

Thursday 2, June

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Thursday 2, June

Friday 3, June

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Friday 3, June

Saturday 4, June

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Saturday 4, June

Tuesday 7, June

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Tuesday 7, June

Thursday 9, June

The Animals

The Animals

Thursday 9, June

Friday 10, June

Wild Men

Wild Men

15strong injury detail, violence, language, drug misuse

Friday 10, June

Saturday 11, June

Joshua Burnell & Band

Joshua Burnell & Band

Saturday 11, June

Sunday 12, June

Vanessa Simmons

Vanessa Simmons

Sunday 12, June

Tuesday 14, June

NT Live 2022: Straight Line Crazy

NT Live 2022: Straight Line Crazy

TBC

Tuesday 14, June

Friday 17, June

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick

TBC

Friday 17, June

Saturday 18, June

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick

TBC

Saturday 18, June

Sunday 19, June

Courtney Marie Andrews

Courtney Marie Andrews

Sunday 19, June

Tuesday 21, June

Irish Mythen

Irish Mythen

Tuesday 21, June

Thursday 23, June

The Felice Brothers

The Felice Brothers

Thursday 23, June

Friday 24, June

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick

TBC

Friday 24, June

Saturday 25, June

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick

TBC

Saturday 25, June

Tuesday 28, June

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick

TBC

Tuesday 28, June

Wednesday 29, June

Jesse Malin

Jesse Malin

Wednesday 29, June

Thursday 30, June

Velma Celli

Velma Celli

Thursday 30, June

Friday 1, July

Jurassic World: Dominion

Jurassic World: Dominion

TBC

Friday 1, July

Saturday 2, July

Jurassic World: Dominion

Jurassic World: Dominion

TBC

Saturday 2, July

Tuesday 5, July

Jurassic World: Dominion

Jurassic World: Dominion

TBC

Tuesday 5, July

Wednesday 6, July

Jurassic World: Dominion

Jurassic World: Dominion

TBC

Wednesday 6, July

Wednesday 13, July

The Delines

The Delines

Wednesday 13, July

Thursday 14, July

Mark Steel

Mark Steel

Thursday 14, July

Friday 15, July

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Friday 15, July

Saturday 16, July

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

Saturday 16, July

Thursday 21, July

Sean Taylor

Sean Taylor

Thursday 21, July

Tuesday 26, July

NT Live 2022: Prima Facie

NT Live 2022: Prima Facie

TBC

Tuesday 26, July

Friday 29, July

Bootleg Boss

Bootleg Boss

Friday 29, July

Friday 5, August

Creative Stitch Workshop

Creative Stitch Workshop

Friday 5, August

Wednesday 10, August

The Magic Circus

The Magic Circus

Wednesday 10, August

Tuesday 6, September

Needle Felting

Needle Felting

Tuesday 6, September

Wednesday 7, September

Loudon Wainright III

Loudon Wainright III

Wednesday 7, September

Saturday 17, September

Alfie Moore

Alfie Moore

Saturday 17, September

Wednesday 21, September

David Harper

David Harper

Wednesday 21, September

Tuesday 27, September

Hayseed Dixie

Hayseed Dixie

Tuesday 27, September

Thursday 6, October

China Crisis

China Crisis

Thursday 6, October

Saturday 15, October

Lady Nade

Lady Nade

Saturday 15, October

Friday 21, October

Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore

Friday 21, October

Friday 4, November

Barbara Dickson with Nick Holland

Barbara Dickson with Nick Holland

Friday 4, November

Friday 11, November

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Friday 11, November

Friday 9, December

The Manfreds

The Manfreds

Friday 9, December

Alfie Moore

Alfie Moore

Join BBC Radio 4’s cop-turned-comedian Alfie Moore for his latest stand-up tour show. Fair Cop Unleashed is based on a dramatic real-life incident from Alfie's police casebook. Relive with him the thrilling ups and downs of the night a mysterious clown came to town and more than one life ended up in the balance. It was no laughing matter – but this show certainly is! Enjoy Alfie’s unique brand of humour hilariously woven together with his personal insights into his life on the front-line of the police force. It’d be a crime to miss it!

Saturday 17, September

Barbara Dickson with Nick Holland

Barbara Dickson with Nick Holland

In this special acoustic performance Barbara Dickson and her pianist Nick Holland explore her catalogue of songs at an intimate level. The pair let the words and melodies take ‘centre stage’ as they perform a wonderful range of material drawing on Barbara’s folk roots, contemporary greats, and some of her classic hits.

Friday 4, November

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman

If you are going to a Beth Nielsen Chapman concert get ready to laugh and cry and, well, just fasten your seat belt. One thing you can count on is one great song after another and some fascinating stories woven between them. Twice Grammy-nominated Nashville based, Beth Nielsen Chapman has released thirteen solo albums and written seven #1 hits and songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Bette Midler, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Michael McDonald, Keb Mo’, Roberta Flack, Waylon Jennings, Indigo Girls, & Faith Hill’s mega-hit This Kiss, ASCAP'S 1999 Song Of The Year. The fall of 2021 will bring the release of Beth’s 15th solo album along with a world tour starting in the UK. Working with legendary producer Ray Kennedy (Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle) this one is going to be epic!

Friday 11, November

Bootleg Boss

Bootleg Boss

Bootleg Boss are a UK based seven-piece band that perform the classic songs of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band. Formed in 2012 this accomplished and exciting Live Band feature Kev Jamieson as the vocal-singing, guitar-playing, harmonica-blowing, band-leading, audience-engaging, dance-inducing, singalong-inspiring Boss. If you were born to run down backstreets, across badlands and to go dancing in the dark in a brilliant disguise, Bootleg Boss is the band you need to see.

Friday 29, July

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

The multi-award winning duo, Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora maestro Seckou Keita have built a formidable global reputation since their partnership began in 2013. They delivered a triumphant second album with SOAR in 2018, charting inspirational common ground between seemingly disparate traditions and their intoxicating, often improvised synergy captures a magical meeting of minds and talents within a border-less musical landscape.

Saturday 21, May

China Crisis

China Crisis

Eddie Lundon and Gary Daly are the founder members of the band which started in Kirkby, Merseyside back in 1979. China Crisis found major success in the UK with five Top 40 singles, ten Top 50 singles and three Top 40 albums and hits across Australia, Europe and the Americas. The band are known for their string of hit singles, including African & amp; White, Chrstian, Working with Fire and Steel, Black Man Ray and Wishful Thinking, The RETROspective tour will see the band performing these classics alongside songs from all of their seven studio albums.

Thursday 6, October

Courtney Marie Andrews

Courtney Marie Andrews

Following her sold-out solo performance in 2018, US based country-folk singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews returns to PAC with a full band prior to a series of high profile UK festival performances. She will be performing songs from her GRAMMY nominated album Old Flowers. The album received a well-deserved nomination for Best Americana Album at the 2021 GRAMMYs. It also received International Album Of The Year at the 2021 Americana UK Awards, alongside Andrews being crowned International Artist Of The Year.

Sunday 19, June

Creative Stitch Workshop

Creative Stitch Workshop

In this wonderful course, you will learn how to draw with the sewing machine and create beautiful artwork on fabric. Learn how to create a paint layer and then add stitch using free-motion machine embroidery. Sewing machines and all materials are provided. Great for beginners. No need to be a great artist, we provide structured learning to help you all the way. Session delivered by Textile Artist Holly Davis from Thread and Press CIC.

Friday 5, August

David Harper

David Harper

David Harper is a well known BBC TV antiques presenter. He’s been presenting on shows like Bargain Hunt, Flog It and Antiques Road Trip for 20 years. He’s also an artist, a public / after dinner speaker / auctioneer and a writer. His recently published book ‘A Romp With The Georgians’ is a humorous, light hearted look at life in Britain during the Georgian period 1714 - 1830. The book is packed with funny, outrageous and dastardly historical stories our history teachers didn’t tell us!… and it’s now been turned into a 1.5 hour stand up comedy, family friendly history show (45 minutes x 2). Stories range from strange Georgian pets, binge drinking, Georgian cosmetic surgery, electrified beds, smugglers, money launderers, fashion disasters, dodgy politicians and how to sell your spouse in auction…amongst many other very unusual, but true tales!

Wednesday 21, September

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

PGmild bad language, sex references

From award-winning creator, Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.

Friday 27, May

Saturday 28, May

Tuesday 31, May

Thursday 2, June

Friday 3, June

Saturday 4, June

Tuesday 7, June

Friday 15, July

Saturday 16, July

Show Future Dates
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

12Amoderate fantasy threat, brief bloody images

Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” is the newest adventure in the Wizarding World™ created by J.K. Rowling. Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches, and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission, where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers. But with the stakes so high, how long can Dumbledore remain on the sidelines? The film features an ensemble cast, including Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”), two-time Oscar nominee Jude Law (“Cold Mountain,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley”), Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, William Nadylam, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, Victoria Yeates, Poppy Corby-Tuech, Fiona Glascott, Katherine Waterston, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Richard Coyle, Oliver Masucci, Valerie Pachner, and Mads Mikkelsen. “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” was directed by David Yates, from a screenplay by J.K. Rowling & Steve Kloves, based upon a screenplay by J.K. Rowling. The film was produced by David Heyman, J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves, Lionel Wigram, and Tim Lewis. Neil Blair, Danny Cohen, Josh Berger, Courtenay Valenti, and Michael Sharp served as executive producers. The film’s behind-the-scenes creative team included director of photography George Richmond (“Rocketman,” “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”), three-time Oscar-winning production designer Stuart Craig (“The English Patient,” “Dangerous Liaisons,” “Gandhi,” the “Harry Potter” and “Fantastic Beasts” films) and production designer Neil Lamont (“Solo: A Star Wars Story,” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”), Yates’ longtime editor Mark Day (“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” the last four “Harry Potter” films), Oscar-nominated visual effects supervisor Christian Mänz (“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1,” the “Fantastic Beasts” films), and four-time Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood (“Chicago,” “Memoirs of a Geisha,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”). The music is by nine-time Oscar nominee James Newton Howard (“News of the World,” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” “Defiance,” “Michael Clayton,” “The Hunger Games” films).

Sunday 22, May

Wednesday 25, May

Show Future Dates
Forgotten Voices

Forgotten Voices

Tuesday 24, May

Gary Delaney

Gary Delaney

Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world - star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he’s ready to bring you a brand new show with hit after hit of the kind of one-liners only a master could craft. If you’re hunting for snark, Gary’s got it covered!

Thursday 26, May

Gin Tasting

Gin Tasting

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The evening, hosted by local artisan distillers Hooting Owl Distillery, will feature a specially selected sampling of locally produced gins with mixers and garnish plus a fun and informative history of gin and the distilling process. Guests also receive two complimentary drinks, of their favourite gin & tonics, and some light nibbles included within the ticket price. Advance booking is essential, with limited numbers. Presented by the Friends of Pocklington Arts Centre

Friday 27, May

Hayseed Dixie

Hayseed Dixie

Hayseed Dixie began one day in 2000 when John Wheeler and Mike Daly drank roughly enough whiskey to float a battleship from the Florida Coast over to Portugal and back and decided to play around in John’s studio. Having spent the previous few years touring around with assorted country hat-acts, John had assembled a proper pile of recording equipment. Thus when he and Mike discovered in their drunken epiphany that the Lost Highway of Reverend Hank Williams and the Highway to Hell of Bishop Bon Scott were indeed the same identical stretch of tarmac, they were well and truly prepared to document this revelation in situ. Now, 17 years and 14 albums later, with global physical sales in excess of half a million and over 1,200 live shows in 31 different countries under their belts, Hayseed Dixie are the undisputed creators of the musical genre, Rockgrass. There are many copycats, converts, and disciples out there. Accept no imitation.

Tuesday 27, September

Irish Mythen

Irish Mythen

True power inspires awe and Irish Mythen packs a lot of it – lyrical, musical, and personal – into a relatively small frame. Mythen is a globetrotting troubadour – an Irish-born, contemporary Canadian folk artist who’s been amassing accolades and achievements across several continents over the years. Write-ups in Australian Guitar Magazine, Rolling Stone and a plethora of others have helped plant Irish firmly on the map of must-see artists. Irish’s live performances are a thing of raw power, emotion and a connection with her audience that just has to be seen to be believed. Her latest release, Little Bones , gained her recognition around the globe, including a 2020 JUNO nomination for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year, seven Music PEI 2020 nominations, including Album of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, SOCAN Songwriter of the Year and a Canadian Folk Music Nomination for Solo Artist of the Year.

Tuesday 21, June

Jesse Malin

Jesse Malin

Jesse Malin made his name as a thoughtful and introspective singer/songwriter but also played raucous, over-the-top rock & roll with the band D Generation. Malin has recorded with Bruce Springsteen and Green Day, performed on The Tonight Show and Letterman, and shared stages with everyone from The Hold Steady to Bob Weir and The Gaslight Anthem. A prolific writer and relentless road warrior, he continues to circle the globe with his band and in 2019 released his seventh studio album, produced by American roots icon Lucinda Williams. Heartfelt and street-smart songwriting is the common element in all of Malin's work - come and see it live.

Wednesday 29, June

Joshua Burnell & Band

Joshua Burnell & Band

With music ranging from stomping, acoustic sing-alongs, Bowie-esque music hall epics, and alt-pop singles - whilst keeping a sharp focus on the traditional themes - Joshua is fast carving out his own unique corner of the genre. After being given the thumbs up by Mark Radcliffe (BBC Radio 2), numerous spins by Tom Robinson (Radio 6), being a festival headliner and accomplishing a successful headline tour of the UK and France, Joshua Burnell and his band are poised to emerge from the pandemic bigger and better than ever. “Joshua Burnell is fast becoming one of the rising young voices on the British Folk scene.” (Morning Star)

Saturday 11, June

Jurassic World: Dominion

Jurassic World: Dominion

TBC

This June, experience the epic conclusion to the Jurassic era as two generations unite for the first time. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are joined by Oscar®-winner Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, and Sam Neill in Jurassic World Dominion, a bold, timely, and breathtaking new adventure that spans the globe. From Jurassic World architect and director Colin Trevorrow, Dominion takes place four years after Isla Nublar has been destroyed. Dinosaurs now live—and hunt—alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s most fearsome creatures. Jurassic World Dominion, from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, propels the more than $5 billion franchise into daring, uncharted territory, featuring never-seen dinosaurs, breakneck action, and astonishing new visual effects. The film features new cast members DeWanda Wise (She’s Gotta Have It), Emmy nominee Mamoudou Athie (Archive 81), Dichen Lachman (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Scott Haze (Minari), and Campbell Scott (The Amazing Spider-Man 2). The film’s returning cast includes BD Wong as Dr. Henry Wu, Justice Smith as Franklin Webb, Daniella Pineda as Dr. Zia Rodriguez, and Omar Sy as Barry Sembenè. Jurassic World Dominion is directed by Colin Trevorrow, who steered 2015’s Jurassic World to a record-shattering $1.7 billion global box office. The screenplay is by Emily Carmichael (Battle at Big Rock) & Colin Trevorrow from a story by Derek Connolly (Jurassic World) & Trevorrow, based on characters created by Michael Crichton. Jurassic World Dominion is produced by acclaimed franchise producers Frank Marshall p.g.a. and Patrick Crowley p.g.a. and is executive produced by legendary, Oscar®-winning franchise creator Steven Spielberg, Alexandra Derbyshire, and Colin Trevorrow.

Friday 1, July

Saturday 2, July

Tuesday 5, July

Wednesday 6, July

Show Future Dates
Lady Nade

Lady Nade

Eclectic Americana Folk Singer-Songwriter Lady Nade pours creativity into every song, often lavishing them with a recipe to match. Regardless of lockdown and the pandemic Lady Nade has continued to use the power of her creativity and songwriting to aid health and well-being. Artistically she found this ‘forced stillness’ gave her a prolific outpouring of words that she has formed into her third album Willing. This is a collection of stories about love and friendship — both regular subjects for Lady Nade. She adds to the songs that explore self and loneliness – and all of these emotions are brought to you with a sense of finding and losing these feelings during this strangest of times.

Saturday 15, October

Loudon Wainright III

Loudon Wainright III

For the past fifty two years, Loudon Wainwright III has carved out a distinguished career as one of our most original singer-songwriters, a six-string diarist with material that is by turns, tongue-in-cheek, tender, sarcastic, heart-wrenching and always deeply personal. Along the way, he's released over twenty albums, won a Grammy, acted in film and TV, and had his songs recorded by artists including Johnny Cash, Mose Allison, Bonnie Raitt, and his own son, Rufus Wainwright. In October of 2020 Loudon  unveiled  the  album “I’d Rather Lead A Band”in which he is featured as a vocalist  with Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks. The  14 -song collection of classic songs from the 1920s and ‘30s was widely acclaimed. Throughout the pandemic Wainwright has produced  a number of virtual shows, including “The Special Relationship” ( presented by the Royal Albert Hall ) and “The Great Unknown” , his musical tribute to his friend the late George Gerdes. Also featured in that show were  Richard Thompson, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, and the members of Spinal Tap.  In 2015 Loudon Wainwright received a Lifetime Achievement Award  at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in Cardiff.

Wednesday 7, September

Mark Steel

Mark Steel

A few years ago, it seemed unlikely that the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasn’t going to beat Hillary Clinton and Mark was living the married suburban ideal… since then it’s all gone to absolute sh*t! But don’t worry as Mark thinks Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright. Mark’s sell-out show Who Do I Think I Am, revealed his natural father was a world backgammon champion. Now the star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town, and newspaper columnist of the year is touring a show which is guaranteed to make the world seem even more mental than it is. Mark has written and presented many series of Mark Steel’s In Town on BBC Radio 4 (new series out soon) and toured it live around the UK. Mark has presented the BAFTA-nominated Mark Steel Lectures for BBC2, is a regular on BBC One’s Have I Got News For You and Radio 4’s The News Quiz. He’s also appeared on BBC2’s QI and Room 101. Mark has written several acclaimed books, including: Reasons To Be Cheerful and What’s Going On and he writes a weekly column for The Independent for which he won Columnist of the Year at the Press Awards in 2015.

Thursday 14, July

Needle Felting

Needle Felting

In this relaxing and enjoyable session, you will learn how to needle-felt an animal into fabric. Needle-felting onto fabric is a wonderful activity to learn and is like 'drawing with fibres'. We provide tuition from beginners level to ensure you create a wonderful outcome. We also give you a kit to take home and continue in your own time. Great for beginners who want to learn a new skill. Session delivered by Textile Artist Holly Davis from Thread and Press CIC.

Tuesday 6, September

NT Live 2022: Prima Facie

NT Live 2022: Prima Facie

TBC

Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof, and morals diverge. Prima Facie takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game. Justin Martin directs this solo tour de force, captured live from the intimate Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End.

Tuesday 26, July

NT Live 2022: Straight Line Crazy

NT Live 2022: Straight Line Crazy

TBC

Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra) leads the cast in David Hare’s (Skylight) blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator whose legacy changed the city forever. For forty uninterrupted years, Robert Moses exploited those in office through a mix of charm and intimidation. Motivated at first by a determination to improve the lives of New York City’s workers, he created parks, bridges and 627 miles of expressway to connect the people to the great outdoors. Faced with resistance by protest groups campaigning for a very different idea of what the city should become, will the weakness of democracy be exposed in the face of his charismatic conviction?

Tuesday 14, June

Sean Taylor

Sean Taylor

Sean Taylor’s unique songwriting fuses blues, Americana, folk, roots, spoken word and social commentary. Over the last twenty years he has toured the world and released eleven albums. The Sean Taylor sound is a late-night cocktail of Tom Waits, with the voice of Van Morrison and a guitar style of John Martyn … His live shows feature world class songwriting with stories from the road. Promoting his new album ‘The Beat Goes On Sean Taylor is one of the most exciting and hard working names on the international roots and blues circuit. "Sean Taylor is a wonderfully talented modern troubadour whose sincere, thoughtful songs pull you in. I've had the pleasure of sharing the stage with him. He swings. Check him out!" Eric Bibb

Thursday 21, July

The Animals

The Animals

The Animals were one of the most iconic pop, rhythm and blues bands of the 1960’s. With over 20 Global Top Ten Hits, including “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place”, “Don’t Bring Me Down”, “Baby, Let Me Take You Home”, “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” and their multi million selling anthem "House Of The Rising Sun", they remain a seminal rhythm and blues band who still commands great respect. Featuring two original Members, founding member John Steel on Drums and Mickey Gallagher, who replaced Alan Price in 1965 on keyboards. Now on their Farewell Tour with special guest Maggie Bell - hear all the hits and more from this legendary group.

Thursday 9, June

The Delines

The Delines

The Delines, aclaimed for their unique retro country soul sound, are led by vocalist Amy Boone (The Damnations TX), alongside the keyboard work of Jenny Conlee (The Decemberists) as well as fellow Portlanders Sean Oldham and songwriter/novelist Willy Vlautin (Richmond Fontaine) and on pedal steel, Tucker Jackson (Minus 5). Vlautin is no stranger to critical acclaim in the UK, enjoying cult success and stellar reviews from the like of Uncut, The Observer, The Times and Q Magazine as the frontman of Portland alt-country outfit Richmond Fontaine. Thursday 6th August at 2.30pm

Wednesday 13, July

The Felice Brothers

The Felice Brothers

Ian and James Felice grew up in the Hudson valley of upstate New York. Self taught musicians, inspired as much by Hart Crane and Whitman as by Woody Guthrie and Chuck Berry, they began in 2006 by playing subway platforms and sidewalks in NYC and have gone on to release nine albums of original songs and to tour extensively throughout the world. Following the release of Life in the Dark, The Felice Brothers served as the backing band for Conor Oberst's 2017 release Salutations and the subsequent tour. In 2019 they released their latest album 'Undress' to critical acclaim and will be performing songs from this and their extensive back catalogue accompanied by Will Lawrence (drums) and Jesske Hume (bass).

Thursday 23, June

The Magic Circus

The Magic Circus

It's a disaster! All the circus acts have disappeared, the acrobats, the tight-rope walker, the lion trainer, the Great Albertina and the elephants have all gone! Where have they gone? Why have they left? Will the show carry on? Who will perform? The grumpy, pompous Ringmaster is left with one clown and the boys and girls from the audience and they make a fantastically messy job of it! The Magic Circus is fast moving, colourful, highly visual with audience participation, magical illusions, circus skills, appealing puppets and loads of comedy from the Magic Carpet team.

Wednesday 10, August

The Manfreds

The Manfreds

The Manfreds are returning to the Arts Centre, Pocklington, on Friday 9th December for a much-awaited performance. They are considered one of the finest and most respected bands from the ’60s era and their numerous hits were not just ‘pop’ songs. Many were R&B based with an undercurrent of jazz - a very unusual but winning combination of playing style and substance. As a result, their records have a timeless quality and, almost 60 years on, The Manfreds, with original frontman, Paul Jones, will be performing many of their hits, including ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’, one of the most popular and instantly recognisable songs of the ’60s, and still the biggest audience pleaser at their concerts, along with a mix of Jazz and Blues covers and tracks from their individual solo albums. Paul Jones, with his unique harmonica sound, will be joined by Tom McGuinness on guitar, Rob Townsend on drums, Mike Gorman on keyboards, Marcus Cliffe on bass, and Simon Currie on saxophone/ flute.

Friday 9, December

The Queen's Knickers

The Queen's Knickers

Disaster has struck the palace as Her Majesty‘s knickers have been nicked- call the royal guard! Meanwhile, a little girl is wondering what knickers Her Majesty will choose to wear on a school visit! Will they be her ‘at home‘ knickers - adorned with corgis - or her ‘garden party‘ knickers, or perhaps her woolly Balmoral ones...? TaleGate Theatre Productions, producers of ‘Father Christmas Needs A Wee!‘ and ‘The Giants Loo Roll‘ bring you this regal musical full of songs, silliness and a corgi or two!

Tuesday 31, May

Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore

After the success of her first ever solo tour in 2021, Thea Gilmore is back with an eagerly anticipated new set of live dates in October and November. A formidable performer on stage, Thea is among the finest singer songwriters of her generation, a frank and fearless pursuer of home truths who has constantly adapted to remain relevant in the fickle, forever changing music industry. And done so on her own terms. A painful creative and personal rebirth delivered a brace of brilliant albums last year. Although poles apart musically Afterlight, the 18th album of her career, and The Emancipation of Eva Gray, written by Thea’s alter ago and imagined 100 years ago, share the same foundation in their sentiment and subject matter – the end of a toxic relationship – as she explores the female experience through her own story. Writer Neil Gaiman brilliantly encapsulated the spirit of Afterlight as “an emotional rollercoaster in a musical wrapper… a post mortem with better lyrics, executed by someone who can sing her heart out even as she slices into yours.” In the 24 years since the teenage Thea released her first album, Burning Dorothy, she has worked with and won the admiration of Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez, Martha Wainwright, John Cooper Clarke, Billy Bragg, Steve Earle, Beth Orton and The Waterboys among many others. Her landmark 2011 album Don’t Stop Singing was a collaboration with the late Sandy Denny and her music featured in the BAFTA-winning film Bait (2019) as well as Blithe Spirit (2020) starring Judi Dench.

Friday 21, October

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick

TBC

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose”. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.

Friday 17, June

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Tuesday 28, June

Show Future Dates
Vanessa Simmons

Vanessa Simmons

Composer and Pianist, Vanessa Simmons launches her summer tour, Landscapes for Piano, in Pocklington, where her journey began. From her first performance, busking for charity in Pocklington Market Place as a young child, Vanessa has taken her classical music to festivals and concert venues across the U.K. She was recently commissioned by York Theatre Royal to write and perform a classical love song for their reopening.  The tour introduces a series of new soundscapes for piano, inspired by the natural world. This special concert at PAC is timed to mark her late mum's birthday so all profits will be donated to the British Heart Foundation in her memory.

Sunday 12, June

Velma Celli

Velma Celli

Following sell-out performances in the UK and Australia, drag sensation Velma Celli makes her stunning Pocklington debut with A Brief History of Drag. With the triple threat of heavenly vocals, theatrical swagger and razor-sharp wit, this drag superstar celebrates the most iconic drag moments of film, stage and popular culture. Join Velma and her voluptuous backing singers and breath-taking band for an electrifying cabaret featuring the legendary music of Queen, Bowie, Boy George, Lady Gaga, Tina Turner and more. Velma Celli is the alter-ego of West End performer Ian Stroughair who has recently appeared on Eastenders and in Lucy Rose’s music video, Nebraska, opposite Danny Dyer. Ian has performed in hit shows such as Cats, Fame, Chicago and Rent, where he received critical acclaim for his portrayal as Angel.

Thursday 30, June

Wild Men

Wild Men

15strong injury detail, violence, language, drug misuse

In a desperate attempt to cure his midlife crisis, MARTIN has fled his family to live high up in the Norwegian mountains. Hunting and gathering like his ancestors did thousands of years ago.

Friday 10, June