East RidingARTS

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There are lots of ways to get creative across the East Riding. East Riding Arts work with partners to deliver arts events and opportunities to try something new, from visual to performing arts in the East Riding.

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Classically Yours

Discover, enjoy and take part in range of orchestral music activities in East Riding. Over the next eighteen months we're delighted to be able to bring you some of the best UK orchestras including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Each orchestra brings a distinctive style but all have a passion for sharing great music with more people.

Performing in Beverley, Bridlington, Pocklington and Withernsea as well as some of the more out of the way places across East Riding, there will be special concerts for children, families and older people and opportunities for community groups to work with orchestras to compose music and perform with them.

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East Riding Youth Dance

East Riding Youth Dance is an exciting and inspiring community dance programme within the East Riding for young people aged 9 - 18.

We run weekly sessions in a 10 week programme where participants work closely with professional dance artists, providing a platform for those with little or no previous background in dance to have a fun, energetic and engaging experience.

Participants can grab their dancing shoes and try a range of dance styles including contemporary and street dance whilst developing their creative technique and dance skills.

A highlight of the programme is our annual Platform event, the biggest youth dance platform in the area; where participants can showcase their development across the sessions and their contribution to the groups original dance piece.

Visit the ERYD website


We work with the National Centre for Early Music and musicians across the East Riding to make music with hundreds of young people across the East Riding. Each year we celebrate the amazing work they've created at Let's Rock, a big gig at Bridlington Spa, this year we went online. You can view the concert on YouTube.

Watch Let's Rock 2021 online

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The More Arts newsletter is delivered straight to your inbox each month, with local arts events and information on how to get involved with arts in the East Riding.

Want to submit an event or information to the newsletter? Email the team on arts.development@eastriding.gov.uk.

Local arts programmes and venues

There are many theatres, art centres, programmes and festivals in the East Riding.

East Riding Council
Bridlington Spa
Visit Brid Spa
Beverley Puppet Festival
Visit beverleypuppetfestival.com
Visit castaway-goole.co.uk
East Riding Theatre
Visit ERT
Howden Shire Hall
Visit Shire Hall
Goole Town Council
Junction Goole
Visit Junction Goole
Pocklington Arts Centre
Visit PAC
Other Lives Productions
Visit otherlives.org.uk
Remarkable Theatre Company
Visit remarkablearts.net
She Productions
Visit sheproductions.co.uk
Silent Uproar (youth theater)
Visit silentuproarproductions.co.uk
Spotlight Theatre
Visit Spotlight Theatre
Wolds Wonders
Visit Facebook page
Beverley Chamber Music Festival
Visit News Paths Music
Beverley Early Music Festival
Visit NCEM
Howdenshire Music Project
Visit Howden Minster Concerts
Live Music Now
Visit LiveMusicNow.org.uk
Music4U (Ages 0-25)
Visit NCEM
East Riding Council
Visit Artwaves