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Friday, 22 May 2015

Driver scheme fuels Dales woodland programme's work

Taking root ... young woodland at Aysgarth.
A programme of work to restore natural woodlands in the Yorkshire Dales has been given a £250,000 injection, thanks to a thriving scheme designed to encourage greener driving.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Span-tastic! Bridge re-opens to walkers, cyclists and horse riders

Making the cut ... county council chairman councillor Tim Swales
 cuts the ribbon to open the repaired bridge.
A bridge that provides an important crossing over the Wharfe for walkers, cyclists and horse riders is back in action.

Logan and Armstrong team up to create a Wilde production

Gerard Logan as Oscar Wilde
in Wilde Without the Boy.
Award-winning actor Gerard Logan and distinguished adapter and director Gareth Armstrong have paired two great pieces of writing to come from Oscar Wilde’s incarceration for a production at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre next month.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Festival gets up close with theatre

Harrogate Theatre is getting ready to present 2’s Company, its festival of up-close and personal theatre adventures from 24 – 30 May.

Good vantage pint ...  the audience nestles among
 pub regulars in Early Doors.
For the past five years, 2’s Company has presented an opportunity to experience and engage with performers in new and exciting ways.

Acclaimed Romeo and Juliet at SJT

Paapa Essiedu as Romeo and Daisy Whalley as Juliet.
A critically-acclaimed new, bold and daring production of Romeo and Juliet is heading to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre from 9 to 13 June. It's the latest tour from Bristol-based company Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, and will be the only opportunity to catch it in Yorkshire. The company has previously toured to the SJT with As You Like It and Two Gentlemen of Verona. Further information: