Ghost The Musical @ Grand Opera House York Review

Bruce Joel Robin’s stage adaptation of the blockbuster romantic film comes to the Grand Opera House by the city’s own York Stage Musicals company. It’s the well-loved story of murdered banker Sam Wheaton. He attempts to contact his potter girlfriend Molly Jensen from “limbo” to save her from the same fate at the hands of their double-crossing friend Carl Brunner. This lends itself perfectly to … Continue reading Ghost The Musical @ Grand Opera House York Review

The Railway Children

The Railway Children @ The Signal Box Theatre York Review

York Theatre Royal’s production of The Railway Children is a truly immersive experience. The play is staged in ‘The Signal Box Theatre’ (a 1,000 seat purpose-built auditorium shipped over from Toronto) at The National Railway Museum which makes it a really engaging and emotive performance. With a train track in the middle of the theatre space the seats are split 50/50 either side with your … Continue reading The Railway Children @ The Signal Box Theatre York Review

The Peppered Pig Deli

Food Spotlight: The Peppered Pig in East Cowick

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/food-features/spotlight-the-peppered-pig/] The Peppered Pig in Turnbridge near East Cowick is a delicatessen, tea room and nursery by day and a busy 45-cover restaurant by night. The combination of businesses in one custom-built venue is a reflection of owners Sam and Glen Mitchell’s passion for providing a wonderful experience for children and local foodies alike. Sam and Glen started their business by … Continue reading Food Spotlight: The Peppered Pig in East Cowick

Peppered Pig Restaurant

The Peppered Pig @ East Cowick Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/yorkshire-restaurant-reviews/the-peppered-pig/] The Peppered Pig in East Cowick, about nine-miles from Selby, offers diners great quality food and drink for almost any occasion. With a delicatessen and tea room that is open six days a week and a restaurant that operates five days a week it is ideal for picking up a few bits to posh-up a picnic, catching-up over afternoon tea, … Continue reading The Peppered Pig @ East Cowick Review

Feather Down Farm

Feather Down Farms Glamping Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/travel/uk-reviews/feather-down-farms-dolphinholme/] The word ‘camping’ evokes a ‘Marmite’ reaction – people either absolutely love spending a few nights in a tent under the stars or they couldn’t think of a holiday they’d like to go on less. ‘Glamping’, however, does have something more universally appealing, with a hint of some of our beloved home comforts to take the edge off sleeping al … Continue reading Feather Down Farms Glamping Review

The Stranglers Live

The Stranglers @ Leeds O2 Academy Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/music/live-reviews/the-stranglers-leeds-o2-academy/] Fresh off the back of their incredibly successful, fully sold-out Ruby Anniversary Tour in 2014 The Stranglers are back for their 19-date UK ‘March On’ tour. As promised by lead singer Baz Warne when I spoke to him before the tour, the band really were playing better than they ever had before at the O2 Academy in Leeds. With no … Continue reading The Stranglers @ Leeds O2 Academy Review

One Man Two Gunors Cast

One Man Two Guvnors @ York Grand Opera House Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/one-man-two-guvnors-review-york-grand-opera-house/] The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of One Man, Two Guvnors, directed by Nicholas Hytner, is a rip-roaring performance full of outrageous slapstick scenes, witty word play and brilliant comedic performances. The award-winning play celebrates everything that is great about British comedy and has you laughing out loud the whole way through, literally. Based on The Servant of Two Masters by … Continue reading One Man Two Guvnors @ York Grand Opera House Review