The Oddfellows Arms, Wilberfoss Listing

The Oddfellows Arms sits in the pretty village of Wilberfoss, just outside York. It’s a bustling traditional village pub with everything you would expect to find: a large bar area with an open fire, a country-chic dining area, and a snug that looks like a hidden library. There’s a lunch menu offering hot and cold sandwiches, a carvery every Sunday, and an evening menu and … Continue reading The Oddfellows Arms, Wilberfoss Listing

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

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

The Beehive Beverley

The Beehive in Beverley Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/yorkshire-restaurant-reviews/beehive-beverley/] The Beehive opened back in September 2014 in Wednesday Market in the centre of Beverley. The bistro bar’s food and drink menus feature a large range of dishes created using good quality ingredients along with 15 different beers (some draught and some bottled) and a nice selection of wines and cocktails making it the ideal place for going out for … Continue reading The Beehive in Beverley Review