Kiplin Hall gets £42½k grant from Heritage Lottery Fund for War Project

Kiplin Hall in North Yorkshire has been awarded a grant of £42,500 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to help it research and develop a collaborative project with other members of the Yorkshire Country House Partnership to mark the centenary of the beginning of the First World War in August 1914. The project “the Yorkshire Country House in Time of War” will begin this autumn and carry on for a further two years and show the important role that the some of the county’s country houses played during World War 2. [...]

Eddie and the Gold Tops, a number one hit!

Eddie & the Gold Tops is another superb production from the Badapple Theatre Company and it’s currently touring Yorkshire. It’s a riveting, amusing feel-good production with plenty of laughs and songs for all the family. Funny and endearing, it’s a great evening’s entertainment. [...]

September in the Rain, by John Godber: preview & dates

John Godber’s acclaimed play, September in the Rain is coming to Yorkshire, appropriately enough in September. This marvellous two-hander (one of Godber’s favourites) stars Robert Angell & Emma Tugman as Jack and Liz, who reminisce about their annual holidays in Blackpool from their honeymoon onwards. Comic, poignant and nostalgic – and with great music. [...]

Dracula’s Whitby

Dracula’s Whitby is an entertaining read and makes an excellent companion for anyone visiting the historic seaport and wishing to discover the important role the town had in the genesis of Bram Stoker’s thrilling gothic novel. A worthy addition to the growing body of literature associated with one of the world’s most famous horror stories. [...]