East Riding ARTS

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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

Classically Yours is a programme of high quality live orchestral music in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It brings the best British orchestras to the East Riding, sharing their passion for live music in a variety of venues.

Participation is at the heart of Classically Yours, with opportunities for people of all ages to work with professional orchestras, creating and performing music. Since 2017, people across the East Riding have co-created and performed 18 brand new pieces of music, with orchestras including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva and the Royal Philharmonic! Activities include creative projects, concerts and family events across a range of local venues and locations from schools to care homes, concert halls to libraries.

Classically Yours is co-produced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Orchestras Live.

To keep up to date with the latest news and get involved, join Classically Yours on Facebook and Twitter.

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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

Music4U

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