Creative Resistance

An evening of music and visual arts exploring what activism means for human rights defenders working across the globe. Art works and music have been created by visiting human rights defenders at the Centre for Applied Human Rights, together with Newcastle based Afro‐Latin percussion & brass duet Ladies of Midnight Blue. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the activists and artists.

Friargate Theatre, Lower Friargate, York, YO1 9SL

Weds 4 March 18.30–21.30

Free, tickets required. Book here

For more information please contact the Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York: Sanna Eriksson 01904 325830; sanna.eriksson@york.ac.uk; www.york.ac.uk/cahr/

The Narrow Road- Tour Cancelled

IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES WE ARE VERY SAD TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE NARROW ROAD TOUR HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED. 

This is by mutual agreement with the venues. We are very sorry not to be performing this Lent but wish you a happy and safe Easter.

 

The Narrow Road Performance Schedule

IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES WE ARE VERY SAD TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE NARROW ROAD TOUR HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED. 

This is by mutual agreement with the venues. We are very sorry not to be performing this Lent but wish you a happy and safe Easter.

Please note each venue is providing their own box office so refund enquiries should be directed to the venue you hold tickets for:

 

 

Right Here Right Now: April

PLEASE NOTE THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES.
We are sorry about the disappointment but look forward to making you laugh in the future!

 

“Fast, funny, unpredictable and chaotic.
This show…should be added to every comedy fan’s calendar’
York Mix

York’s own comedy improv night is back with its own brand of sensational silliness based on audience suggestions.

You come with the ideas and our merry band of improvisers instantly turn them into chaotic comedy to kickstart everyone’s weekend. It’s funny, it’s foolish, it’s fit for family audiences, and it really does make it up as it goes along.

Join us for music, mayhem and muppetry in an unforgettable and absolutely unrepeatable evening of joy-filled nonsense… it wouldn’t be the same without you!

 

EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Please note there is a £1.50 per transaction charge if booking online. There is no transaction charge if booking by phone or in person through the Riding Lights Box Office. If you would like your tickets posted to you then there is a 50p charge to cover postage costs

The Trouble with Nietzsche

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE AUTUMN. PLEASE WAIT TO BE CONTACTED WITH MORE DETAILS.

Peter is an aspiring poet suffering from a bad case of writer’s block. One night, after a frustrating evening with the pen, he receives an unexpected visitor.

Presented by Off The Rock Productions, The Trouble with Nietzsche is a short one-act play in which a budding writer is exposed to crippling doubts about the value and quality of his work. The intention is to provoke discussion about the mental health of authors and after a short interval, the writer and director will look at ways of combating some of the issues surrounding the subject.

Saturday 21 March 7.30pm
Friargate Theatre, York

Part of the York Literature Festival

Ticketholders please contact the box office for a refund on 01904 613000

 

Salon Du Chocolat

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE AUTUMN. PLEASE WAIT TO BE CONTACTED WITH MORE DETAILS.

This intimate storytelling salon celebrates the relationship between cocoa nibs and forbidden literature, combining mouth-watering chocolate treats with tales of the secret, banned and scandalous from authors such as Lord Byron, Mae West, Angela Carter and Joanne Harris.

Performed, read and sung to you by the highly acclaimed Scary Little Girls, Salon du Chocolat invites you to succumb to a literary seduction!

Friday 20 March 7.30pm
Friargate Theatre, York

Part of the York Literature Festival

Ticketholders please contact the box office for a refund on 01904 613000

 

Right Here Right Now: March

 

“Fast, funny, unpredictable and chaotic.
This show…should be added to every comedy fan’s calendar’
York Mix

York’s own comedy improv night is back with its own brand of sensational silliness based on audience suggestions.

You come with the ideas and our merry band of improvisers instantly turn them into chaotic comedy to kickstart everyone’s weekend. It’s funny, it’s foolish, it’s fit for family audiences, and it really does make it up as it goes along.

Join us for music, mayhem and muppetry in an unforgettable and absolutely unrepeatable evening of joy-filled nonsense… it wouldn’t be the same without you!

Friday 6 March
7.30pm

Tickets: £5
Box Office: 01904 613000 or Book Now

 

Please note there is a £1.50 per transaction charge if booking online. There is no transaction charge if booking by phone or in person through the Riding Lights Box Office. If you would like your tickets posted to you then there is a 50p charge to cover postage costs

 

With You To The Threshold

With You to The Threshold takes you on a journey of emotional discovery. With a combination of western classical instruments, world instruments, and poignant vocals, it will walk you through the barren landscape of loss, towards sanctuary, peace and light.

The album is being debuted through an experimental, boundary pushing sound installation, attempting to help break down the taboo of grief. The installation will guide visitors through the music of the album enabling them to reflect on the journey of grief. There will be charity representation and advice on site.

Tickets for the sound installation are £6.

Book by calling 01904 613000.

Selection of times available. See schedule for details.

Booking essential. Tea and coffee included in the ticket cost.

 

Tour times:

10:00am for 10.30am start (installation finishes at 11.10 vacating 12 pm)

1.30pm for 2pm start (installation finishes at 2.40pm, vacating 3.30pm)

3.30pm for 4pm start; (installation finishes at 4.40pm, vacating 5.30pm)

6pm for 6.30pm start (installation finishes 7.10pm, vacating 8pm)

Right Here Right Now: February

“Fast, funny, unpredictable and chaotic.
This show…should be added to every comedy fan’s calendar’

York Mix

York’s own comedy improv night is back with its own brand of sensational silliness based on audience suggestions.

You come with the ideas and our merry band of improvisers instantly turn them into chaotic comedy to kickstart everyone’s weekend. It’s funny, it’s foolish, it’s fit for family audiences, and it really does make it up as it goes along.

Join us for music, mayhem and muppetry in an unforgettable and absolutely unrepeatable evening of joy-filled nonsense… it wouldn’t be the same without you!

Friday 14 February 2020
7.30pm

Tickets: £5
Box Office: 01904 613000

Book Now

Please note there is a £1.50 per transaction charge if booking online. There is no transaction charge if booking by phone or in person through the Riding Lights Box Office. If you would like your tickets posted to you then there is a 50p charge to cover postage costs

Right Here Right Now: January

“Fast, funny, unpredictable and chaotic.
This show…should be added to every comedy fan’s calendar’
York Mix

York’s own comedy improv night is back with its own brand of sensational silliness based on audience suggestions.

You come with the ideas and our merry band of improvisers instantly turn them into chaotic comedy to kickstart everyone’s weekend. It’s funny, it’s foolish, it’s fit for family audiences, and it really does make it up as it goes along.

Join us for music, mayhem and muppetry in an unforgettable and absolutely unrepeatable evening of joy-filled nonsense… it wouldn’t be the same without you!

To celebrate York Residents Festival for this month only we are offering FREE tickets to York Residents!

Friday 24 January
7.30pm

Tickets: £5 or FREE with a valid York Card/ York Student ID

Box Office will open soon.

Please note there is a £1.50 per transaction charge if booking online. There is no transaction charge if booking by phone or in person through the Riding Lights Box Office. If you would like your tickets posted to you then there is a 50p charge to cover postage costs