Category Archives: Yorkshire Arts & Music

Events, links and reports of artistic merit

Gareth Gates Doin’ the Manch

Welcome to Loserville the new musical at the West Yorkshire playhouse. According to the Yorkshire Post it is “Grease for the 21st Century!” It is set in 1971 and is a boy meets (or more accurately wants to meet) girl … Continue reading

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Yorkshire 3 – Saw Doctors 1

The Saw Doctors that great live band were in Yorkshire at the inaugural Kilnsey rock fest. They have 3 more dates in 2012 including Holmefirth Picturedrome and York Opera House. Holmefirth Picturedrome With such a remarkable intimate venue and outstanding … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Rabbit or Hare You Go Sculpture

A budding young sculptress admires one of Sophie Ryders ‘Hares’ at Yorkshire’s sculpture park. The scale of yon hare makes you wonder how fast it could run and what whippet or lurcher could catch it! A giant rabbit attended the … Continue reading

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Yorkshire’s Master Voice – 1970’s & 1980’s Pop Music

Party thrash, heavy metal, hard rock and then there is pop music all found in Yorkshire. Continue reading

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‘Live at Leeds’ – Yorkshire Pop Music in 1970’s

1970’s music is alive and well with many Yorkshire performers still touring and performing Continue reading

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Yorkshire 1960’s Pop Singers and Clubs

The 1960′s was a great era for popular music and Yorkshire had a thriving club scene. 3 selected performers Arthur Brown, Joe Cocker and Dave Berry are still performing Continue reading

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1950’s Yorkshire’s Pop Musicians

Hilton, Whitfield, Lang and Ryan, or Ronnie, David, Don and Marion make up Yorkshires quartet of 1950’s pop musicians Continue reading

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Yorkshire Rocks – Musically

Sing it loud sing it proud, Yorkshire choirs are up there with the very best and no more so the Rock Up and Sing Continue reading

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York Mystery Plays Your Chance to Visit 2012

What are the Mystery Plays The York Mystery Plays are a medieval cycle of the greatest stories ever told from Creation to the Last Judgment. These plays have been performed by the people of York across the centuries. They are … Continue reading

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Smokie Gets in Your Ears

Do you sometimes end up with a song going around in your head for ages? Well join the club, the Smokie fan club in this case. Smokie Facts and History The original members, Terry Uttley, Alan Silson and Chris Norman … Continue reading

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