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Good news for Yorkshire Day! “Yorkshire’s Got Talent” virtual contest in aid of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre extended by a week The organiser and judges of the online contest “Yorkshire’s Got Talent” have decided to extend the deadline for performers to upload their video entries. Anyone who is still considering entering the competition and showing […]

Very early on in lockdown, before the wearing of face masks became commonplace or, in some places, mandatory, one of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s volunteers began making and selling jazzy, fabric face masks  to help the theatre’s Raise the Roof appeal.  Demand was high, and within just a couple of months, sales have topped the […]

York-based band KanOwurmz are releasing an original single entitled “Hope (Lockdown Session)” on Friday 3 July to raise money for the British Red Cross. All proceeds from download sales and donations will go to the charity.  How it all happened … Shortly after KanOwurmz formed in 2015, keyboard player Giordano Girotto dusted off an instrumental […]

In lieu of holding the Thirsk CP Annual Summer Fayre, the members of the PTA will hold a virtual balloon race over the Sahara Desert, this will launch on Saturday 8th August at 12pm. To buy a balloon at a cost of £3 each (no max numbers to purchase) please visit http://ecoracing.co/user/page/434 Here you can […]

Hannah Wakelam, the teenage musical theatre performer who is organising Yorkshire’s Got Talent in aid of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s Raise the Roof appeal, is unveiling more exciting news about the contest which is sure to attract more entrants to the online event. Current entrants are already aware of the £100 prize money and county-wide coverage […]

Last Saturday morning, Hannah King, a regular performer at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre, ran an online virtual dance fitness class to help raise funds for the theatre’s Raise the Roof appeal. As well as being a lot of fun, the class raised an impressive £290 for the appeal.  A total of 30 people joined in […]

This Saturday morning from 10 -11 am, Hannah King, a regular performer at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre, will be running an online virtual dance fitness class to help raise funds for the Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s Raise the Roof appeal. Hannah will be guiding an enthusiastic group of theatre supporters through their dance steps as they […]

Generous members of the public and loyal railway members from across the UK have rallied together and shown their support for one the UK’s most popular heritage attractions, North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR), which has this week confirmed that it has received over £350,000 in donations to help secure its future and keep it on […]

The Joseph Rowntree Theatre launches music video fundraiser for roof repairs ahead of expansion plan, bucking the trend of depressing news from theatres across the country. This Wednesday, 17th June, the Joseph Rowntree Theatre is launching a song on You Tube to help fundraise £5,000 to go towards vital roof repairs.  The total fundraising target […]

A leading charity is calling on people to make a difference to the lives of people who need it the most in North Yorkshire, by buying a ticket in its summer raffle. All money raised from the raffle will go towards the Youth Hostels Association’s Project90 appeal. The appeal, which aims to raise £500,000 in […]