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Welcome Dave!
16 May 2022
We are delighted to introduce you to our new Venue Manager - Dave Parker - who started work at PAC last week. He has worked within the events industry for 14+ years including at some of the UK&rs...
Goodbye Sara!
30 March 2022
Today we said farewell to our marketing and administrative officer Sara who has been part of Team PAC for the past four years. Before she left us for pastures new, we asked her to reflect on her time...
We're celebrating the Queen with an open art exhibition
16 March 2022
We'll be hosting an open art exhibition to celebrate HRH Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee.  We're asking artists to take inspiration from the Queen’s Jubilee and submit a 2D piece of ...
We've launched a right royal art competition!
09 March 2022
To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee we've launched a right royal art competition for children and young people which could see your school or organisation win a £200 top prize.  Children ...
Could you be our new venue manager?
22 February 2022
We’re looking for a dynamic and highly organised venue manager.   You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the centre and assisting the director to deliver our diverse ...
We have an exciting opportunity to join Team PAC!
17 February 2022
We’re looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial director. Our current director, who has run PAC since it opened in 2000, is now retiring and we are seeking someone who will continue her comm...
We've updated our Covid safety measures
03 February 2022
In view of the latest Government guidance, the wearing of face coverings in PAC is now optional but we recommend that all customers continue to do so. Our ventilation and purification systems, esp...
Venue director Janet Farmer to retire after 25 years
17 January 2022
Venue Director Janet Farmer has announced her retirement, having spent 25 wonderful years associated with PAC - three years fundraising prior to the venue opening and 22 years at the helm. Janet wil...
Christmas & New Year opening hours
23 December 2021
Here are our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year Period. Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year from all at Team PAC. ...
Face Coverings
02 December 2021
In view of the new government advice announced over the last week, we have taken the decision to mandate the wearing of face coverings within PAC, including in the auditorium, unless you...
Job Opportunity: Caretaker/cleaner
30 November 2021
We are looking for someone who can keep our fabulous venue clean, tidy and safe.  Working a minimum of 10 hours a week, with occasional weekends, we are looking for someone who can maintain our ...
NME Illustrator Simon Cooper's Exhibition opens at PAC
11 November 2021
Over 100 people, including civic dignitaries, music fans and art lovers have gathered at Pocklington Arts Centre to celebrate the opening of the venue's new exhibition by illustrator Simon Cooper.&nbs...
Our bees are happy and active!
23 September 2021
It's been a few months since we installed a bee hive onto PAC's roof with the aim of doing our bit to save the bees, sreducing our carbon footprint and supporting the local environment.  Sin...
Join us for a cuppa & a cake!
14 September 2021
You are invited to join the Friends of Pocklington Arts Centre who are hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 17th September, 10am-12noon. This will be the Friends’ first coffee morni...
National Three Peaks challenge makes National Headlines!
14 September 2021
PAC manager James Duffy and his fellow intrepid hikers succesfully completed thier National Three Peaks challenge in support of Army veteran Jon Hilton.  In November 2020 Ex-Royal Engineer Jon, ...
PAC Manager James takes on National Three Peaks!
17 August 2021
PAC Manager James is one of a team of hikers who have today braved "biblical weather" to summit Ben Nevis on Day 1 of their National Three Peaks Challenge!   The te...
Celebrating NHS Heroes with new exhibition at York Vaccination Centre
25 July 2021
A poignant exhibition celebrating the heroes of our NHS has been unveiled in the ‘Tent of Hope’ at York’s Vaccination Centre as Pocklington Arts Centre continues its season of pop...
We're ready to welcome you back!
19 July 2021
PAC will reopen on Tuesday 20th July having been closed to the public for 491 days due to the pandemic. We have been working hard over the last month planning the safe reopening of the buil...
Bee Happy!
25 June 2021
We’ve been a hive of activity – and not just because we are preparing to reopen our doors to the public and welcome back our audiences! It’s because we’ve installed a beehive ...
We're ready for our close up...
25 June 2021
Our doors may have been closed but behind the scenes we’ve been busy redecorating and refurbishing parts of the venue so we can reopen brighter and more vibrant than ever. Our main aim is to e...
The interval is almost over and the second half is finally in sight...
25 June 2021
We have just announced that our doors will reopen to the public on Tuesday 20 July, with films returning to our big screen on Friday 23 July – a whole 491 days since our last performance. PA...

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Welcome Dave!
16 May 2022

Goodbye Sara!
30 March 2022

Face Coverings
02 December 2021

Our bees are happy and active!
23 September 2021

Bee Happy!
25 June 2021


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