Arts & Screen

It’s coming home! Plans to bring lifeboat back

Flamborough’s old Friendly Forester lifeboat looks set to return to the area, after businsesses and villagers joined forces in an effort to bring the boat back.

Bridlington Youth Coalition

New group sets up 100 summer events

A collection of community groups have joined forces to organise almost 100 family events during the summer holidays.

Pictured at the Chalk Tower are (l to r) Jane Lowery, James Lowery (commmittee member) and Martin Burnhill

What would you like to see inside the Chalk Tower?

Ambitious plans to open up Flamborough’s old lighthouse will take another step forward this weekend.

Kirsty Young, Assistant Curator at Cartwright Hall admiring the new exhibition.

New exhibition as Hockney turns 80

Footage of David Hockney at work in his Bridlington studio and out and about in the Yorkshire Wolds form part of a new exhibition which has opened in his home town.

Dunkirk, cert 12A, in UK cinemas from Friday, July 21, 2017.  2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment. All rights reserved.

WIN: Dunkirk IMAX family tickets and goody bags - see One Direction star Harry Styles big screen debut

To celebrate the release of Dunkirk - in UK cinemas July 21 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win an IMAX family ticket and official merchandise good bags.
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Great Yorkshire Show: The ultimate guide

Great Yorkshire Show: The ultimate guide

Yorkshire's showpiece agricultural event is less than two weeks away.

Bridlington North Library

New chapter in the life of town’s libraries

Reduced opening hours at the area’s three libraries come into effect from Monday, as part of a plan to save more than £1million around the county.

Opera North will continue to get funding from the Arts Council.

Arts Council reveals £5.3m boost in funding for Yorkshire

The Arts Council has this morning announced an increase of more than £5m for projects and organisations based in Yorkshire.
Bridlington Library

Happy birthday Bridlington library

Bridlington’s central library celebrates its 80th birthday this week.

Students from Michelle Hatton School of Dance and Performing Arts

Dance school celebrates its 20th anniversary

Students at Michelle Hatton School of Dance and Performing Arts will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a dazzling performance at The Spa this Saturday.

Barry Hatfield (1st place), Jill Lane (3rd ), Elaine King (2nd), Yvonne Pethullis (highly commended) Neil Newby

Bayle artists rewarded for their harbour works

Artists who played a key role in this year’s exhibition at the Bayle Museum have been given prizes by the Lords Feoffees.

Darth Vader greeting fans at the STAR WARS Identities exhibition at The O2, London. Photos: Lucasfilm Ltd  & TM 2017

PREVIEW: Star Wars Identities exhibition is out of this world

The Force is strong in the UK with a new Star Wars Identities exhibition landing for a summer long visit and it really is out of this world, as Graham Walker has been finding out.
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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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Tutor Susan Ince  with learners Andrew Hodgson, Robert Holloway, John Boffin, Diane Marriott, Robert Sigsworth, Sarah McDonnell and Christine Backhouse, who all completed a recent course

Shaping the future of learning

Consultation is often another word for cuts, when the public are asked for their views on a controversial subject.

Jane Lowery, secretary of the Friends of the Chalk Tower, committee member James Lowery and Martin Burnhill

Could tower open to public in future?

Flamborough’s old chalk tower lighthouse could eventually open to the public on special occasions as part of a project to highlight one of the area’s most distinctive buildings.


IN PICTURES: Old Town 1940s festival

Bridlington stepped back in time at the weekend as 1940s fever came to Old Town.


PREVIEW: Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 from Joe Cocker to Jo Cox - 20 must things to see and do

Full Monty celebrity strippers, twerking dance classes, talks with big names like Sir Lenny Henry and documentaries about Joe Cocker to Jo Cox are all part of this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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My Cousin Rachel in UK cinemas from Friday, June 9, 2017.

WIN: My Cousin Rachel limited edition hardback books set and film artwork

Romantic novelist Daphne du Maurier's best seller My Cousin Rachel has been turned into a new feature film and to celebrate its release we have an exclusive prize up for grabs.
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Curator Janice Smith in the new exhibition

The history of our town as a seaside resort

Tourists have been coming to Bridlington for centuries – and a new exhibition at Sewerby Hall charts the rise, fall and rise again of the town as a seaside resort.

Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017 at Sheffield Arena June 3 and 4.

Yorkshire Cosplay Con realistic weapons ban in security crackdown at Sheffield Arena

Yorkshire Cosplay Con fans who dress as their fantasy heroes have been told not to bring realistic looking weapons to this weekend's annual event in a security crackdown at Sheffield Arena.
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