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Wednesday 17th January at 7.30pm

Pocklington Arts Society: Arts & Crafts In Iron Age Pocklington With Paula Ware

The talk will discuss the material culture associated with the graves located at the Iron Age Cemetery on Burnby Lane, Pocklington. Many of the finds have no other known parallels making the site of International importance and one which will change our perceptions of Iron Age Yorkshire.

Presented in association with Pocklington Local History Group

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Friday 19th January at 8.00pm

Keep It Cash

The tribute band that keeps the sound of Johnny Cash alive

The most accurate sounding tribute show to Johnny Cash on the planet ... That is what they say about Keep it Cash.

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Tuesday 23rd January at 8.00pm

Teddy Thompson

Teddy Thompson is an acclaimed singer-songwriter with a career that has consistently garnered critical praise. NPR proclaims that he’s “the musical equivalent of an arrow to the heart,” while The New York Times calls his work “beautifully finessed.”

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Thursday 25th January at 8.00pm

The Searchers

The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry.

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Thursday 1st February at 8.00pm

Steve Knightley

In his highly anticipated 2018 solo tour ‘Songs & Stories’, multi-award-winning songwriter Steve Knightley invites his audience on a musical journey, charting the winding roads of his unrivalled career.

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Wednesday 7th February at 7.15pm

Royal Opera House Live: Tosca

Drama, passion and fabulous music – Puccini’s operatic thriller is one of the great opera experiences. Dan Ettinger conducts a star cast led by Adrianne Pieczonka, Joseph Calleja and Gerald Finley.

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Thursday 8th February at 7.30pm

From Ibiza To The Norfolk Broads Written And Directed By Adrian Berry

Adrian Berry’s acclaimed sell-out production tells the tale of a young David Bowie obsessive.

Martin is a boy with problems - an illness no-one understands and a head full of sound and vision. So when an unexpected gift arrives on his birthday, Martin embarks on a thrilling journey in the footsteps of his obsession, leading him to discover some long-hidden truths about himself.

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Sunday 18th February at 7.30pm

Vonda Shepherd

Following the success of Vonda’s 2015 / 2016 tours which saw her sell-out venues across the UK, Vonda will be returning to play with her full band.

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Thursday 8th March at 8.00pm

Beth Neilsen Chapman Supported By Robert Vincent

Grammy Award nominee Beth Nielsen Chapman returns to PAC to promote her latest studio album, “Hearts Of Glass”. Produced by Sam Ashworth, it is a powerful collection of songs that dig deep into the place within us where vulnerability meets strength.

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Thursday 5th April at 8.00pm

Phill Jupitus

Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for tales, laughs and diversions. Watch in delight and/or horror as this experienced funny man drags laughs out of the chaos of his own life and the uncertain world that surrounds it.Adult themes and situations, but delivered childishly.

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Friday 6th April at 8.00pm

Ruby Turner

One of the country’s best-loved soul and gospel divas, who gives sell-out tours with the Jools Holland Orchestra, stops by for an up-close-and-personal night at PAC.

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Tuesday 10th April at 8.00pm

The Young'Uns - The Ballad Of Johnny Longstaff

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards “Best Group” recipients in 2015 and 2016, The Young'uns have a raft of awards to go along with the adoring, international fan base they have rapidly accumulated in a few short years. Pitch-perfect, a capella harmonies, razor-sharp banter and an uncanny knack for blending traditional themes with social commentary in live shows have gained them rave live reviews.

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Thursday 12th April at 8.00pm

The Manfreds

The '60s group Manfred Mann is now considered, more than ever, one of the finest and most respected bands from that era. Their numerous hits were R&B based with an undercurrent of jazz - a very unusual but winning combination of playing style and substance.

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Thursday 19th April at 8.00pm

Henning Wehn: Das Neuen Materialen Nachten

Join the German Comedy Ambassador for Teutonic jolliness at its best. Expect some old favourites and plenty of new ideas. Some might call it work-in-progress but Henning prefers to describe it as masterpiece-under-construction.

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Friday 20th April at 8.00pm

Henning Wehn: Das Neuen Materialen Nachten

Join the German Comedy Ambassador for Teutonic jolliness at its best. Expect some old favourites and plenty of new ideas. Some might call it work-in-progress but Henning prefers to describe it as masterpiece-under-construction.

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Monday 23rd April at 8.00pm

Eric Bibb

There is no doubting Eric’s status as an acoustic blues legend. Since his first album in 1972 Eric has released 35 further albums and enjoyed a non-stop touring career spanning 5 decades.

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Thursday 3rd May at 8.00pm

Iain Stirling - U Ok Hun? X

Iain Stirling is back after a summer narrating smash hit Love Island (ITV2) and now you can see his actual face on his brand new tour!

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Thursday 10th May at 7.00pm

Nt Live: Macbeth

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

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