East Riding Libraries are hosting events this autumn with ArtERY Live.
ArtERY Live brings the best in live performance, including dance, drama, music, and poetry into the East Riding every year and for the first time, East Riding Libraries will be welcoming these performers into their venues.
Councillor Mike Medini, portfolio holder for culture, leisure, libraries, and customer services, said : “We are excited to announce this partnership and offer the chance for our library customers and residents to see some fantastic live events, with something on offer for 3-year-olds up to 103 year olds!”
To see what is on offer this season, please visit : https://www.eastridinglibraries.co.uk/whats-on/
Ticket prices range from free to £6, dependent on the show. Tickets must be pre-booked and are expected to be snapped up quickly.
Events will include:
North Bridlington Library : Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman: Friday, 23 September : 19.00 : This celebrated partnership of “one of the UK’s most staggering and influential acoustic guitarists” with “the doyenne of Irish harpers” has presented its unique musical vision in twenty-two countries on five continents to venues ranging from the tiniest of village halls to palaces in Kyoto and Istanbul, London’s Barbican and Sydney Town Hall.
Hedon Library: Mambo Jambo : Thursday, 29 September : 17.00 : A truly unique two-piece with their joyous mash-up of sounds from roots, folk, world, & jazz, plus their own compositions. With Frankie on sax, vocals, clarinet, flute, guitar and spoons plus other percussion and Pete on guitar, vocal, ukulele, tres (traditional Cuban guitar), banjo, accordion and suitcase!
Snaith Library : Little Seeds Music : Thursday, 6 October : 15.00 : a musical experience to remember with David Gibb’s Family Jukebox. Join David and his magical musical Jukebox on a trip through his hilarious and often surreal imagination, where wolves roam the school corridors, dragons live under the bed and teddy bears dance the night away at the disco.
With lots of audience interaction and chances to join in, David’s songwriting draws from a wide range of musical influences and genres including jazz, folk, reggae, and rock ‘n’ roll.
Bridlington Central Library : Little Seeds Music : 6 October : 11.00: as above
Howden Library : Little Seeds Music : Friday, 21 October : 16.00: as above
Withernsea Library : Little Seeds Music : Saturday, 22 October : 11.00: as above
Willerby Library : Hawk Dance Theatre : Monday, 24 October : 11.00 : Three little penguins, Pixel, Crash and Click are stuck inside their igloo. As the storm rages outside, they splash, skid and dance their way through the day, discovering fun and adventure hiding around every corner! Children can join in with the story, interact with the performers as well as participating in a fun, engaging workshop that focuses on how people can look after themselves, each other and the world around.
Using projection, dance and storytelling join Hawk Dance Theatre on their exciting, interactive family performance for children aged 3+ and their grown ups.
Beverley Library : Hawk Dance Theatre : 24 October : 14.00: as above
Goole Library : Dommy B : Friday, 18 November : 18.00 : A fun, magical and interactive story, written and told by Cbeebies’ Dommy B, for children 5+ and their grown ups. When young Dom and his Mum move home, Dom must go to a new school. Leaving behind friends and familiarity, he’s ready to share his exciting rhymes about meeting a mischievous goblin and what happens at the lake when he attempts the greatest bike stunt in the world. How far will Dom go to gain acceptance from the coolest kids at his new school? Creating a fantastical world on stage with only his words and imagination, Cbeebies storyteller Dommy B explores the challenges and triumphs of making new friends when everything around is different and strange.