Pocklington Arts Centre

Pocklington Arts Centre
Market Place, Pocklington, North Yorkshire, YO42 2AR
  • Telephone 01759 301547
  • Bar open Perfromance time only
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  • Website www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk
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The small town of Pocklington is home to a 200 seat auditorium perfect for film, music, comedy, theatre and conferences, alongside a studio and exhibition space. Housed in the refurbished Ritz Cinema the Arts Centre opened in 2000 with a programme of famous acts, cinema and community events.

Pocklington is approximately 14 miles from York. Buses from York include 45, 46 and 840.

Events at this venue

There are 8 events at this location

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Arthur Smith - Laughs, Stories, a Song & a Poem

BBC regular, well-known for his appearances on Grumpy Old Men, QI, Have I got News for You brings an evening of sublime playfulness, crammed with jokes, anecdotes, short stories, poems, songs (at least one from Leonard Cohen) & readings from his recently published memoir.

Fri 31 Jan

£16 / 01759 301547

  • 20:00


  • 2 stars
  • 2019
  • UK / US
  • 2h
  • PG
  • Directed by: Tom Hooper
  • Cast: James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Francesca Hayward
  • UK release: 20 December 2019

Victoria (Hayward) is a cat who find herself caught up with the tribe of the Jellicles, who are assembling to see which of them will ascend to the Heaviside Layer. For all the sheer vigour and professionalism of the performers, the ‘nakedness’ of the cats is unnerving and the end result is more flabbergasting than truly…

Sat 18 Jan

01759 301547

  • 19:30

Sun 19 Jan

01759 301547

  • 15:00

Tue 21 Jan

01759 301547

  • 13:00
  • 19:30

David Harper - Unexpected Tales

David Harper is a hugely popular BBC TV presenter well known for his appearances on Bargain Hunt, The Antiques Road Trip, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, Flog It and For What It's Worth. The show will feature funny behind the scenes anecdotes from TV, live auctions, exciting antique finds, huge profits, even bigger…

Wed 22 Jan

£14 / 01759 301547

  • 19:30

Keep It Cash

The tribute band that keeps the sound of Johnny Cash alive! Expect a note perfect musical journey from the humble gospel beginnings of the Tennessee Two, through to the final & emotional American Recordings. Featuring the uncanny natural sound-alike quality of Dave Burnham’s voice.

Fri 24 Jan

£14 Plus Friends Rate / 01759 301547

  • 20:00

Pugs of the Frozen North

Follow the intrepid journey of Shen & Sika who join a race to the top of the world, encountering snow trolls, sea monsters, and a gang of yetis, but with the help of 66 pugs! That’s a 264 paw-powered sled. Based on the much-loved children’s book by best-selling team of Philip Reeve & Sarah McIntyre. Fun for all…

Thu 20 Feb

£8 (Family £30) / 01759 301547

  • 14:30

Robert Vincent with Buffalo Skinners

Award-winning singer/songwriter from Liverpool, received the Emerging Artist Award 2016 from “whispering” Bob Harris, the UK Americana Music Association’s UK Album of the Year in 2018, and hailed as one of the UK’s top Americana artists.

Fri 7 Feb

£13.50 / 01759 301547

  • 20:00

Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior … Confessions of a Club Comic

Shappi recounts her journey through the 90s comedy club scene with plenty of sharp-tongued gags.

Sun 16 Feb

£16.50 / 01759 301547

You're in a Bad Way by John Osborne

Writer, theatre-maker & creator of cult Edinburgh hit John Peel’s Shed, John Osborne has a new storytelling show about music & dementia. When they find out their dad is ill, two sisters choose very different ways to deal with the news.

Thu 13 Feb

£10–£12 £9 special rate for carer of someone with dementia / 01759 301547

  • 19:30

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