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Live performances, festivals and events

Information about live performances and events taking place and where amateur artists can play.

What live performances and events are taking place?

Classically Yours

Discover, enjoy and take part in a range of orchestral music activities in East Riding. Over the next eighteen months, we’re delighted to be able to bring you some of the best UK orchestras including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 

Each orchestra brings with them a distinctive style but all have a passion for sharing great music with more people. Find out more about Classically Yours in the pdf programme below:

Classically Yours programme (pdf 9mb)

There are also a number of upcoming live performances, festivals and events taking place across the East Riding. Details are available below:

Beverley Folk Festival

The annual Beverley Folk Festival takes place in the shadow of the historic Beverley Minster and offers three nights and two days of breathtaking music, dance, comedy, spoken word, workshops for all ages. There is also children's events, craft stalls, real ale, camping and much more with the 'Festival Village' being the centre of events at Beverley Racecourse.

For anyone wanting a great weekend, look no further. Relax and sample some first-rate music and fine ales straight off the Yorkshire Wolds!

For more information visit the website:

Beverley Folk Festival (external website)

Beverley Chamber Music Festival

This Festival brings the very best musicians to East Yorkshire for this 5-day celebration of music in September each year.

For more information contact:

Gail Dudson
Tel: (01229) 861325 

or view the website:

Beverley Chamber Music Festival Website (external website)

Beverley and East Riding Early Music Festival

Highlighting the musical and architectural heritage of Beverley and its remarkable historic Minster, the Festival comprises an entertaining mix of concerts, associated lectures and music workshops for children and adults.

Established in 1988 to reflect the music of the myriad stone and woodcarvings of the medieval musicians living and working in the East Riding, the Festival includes orchestral concerts which take place in Beverley Minster alongside smaller instrumental and vocal ensembles presented in churches around the Riding.

For more information link to the website:

Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival website (external website)

Bridlington Arts Festival

Bridlington Arts Festival first started in 1986 and has evolved year on year and now takes place at the end of May, with a large outdoor festival on the May bank holiday. The festival involves music, photography, sculpture, paintings and much more!