In the absence of the usual entertainments that we would normally be running in Bishop Burton I have put together a list of online events that may help as a substitute for our jolly visits to the village hall, the cinema and the theatre. If you find any more recurrent events that villagers would be interested in please let me know by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cine North 

Cine North are the organisation who supply films that we use in BB Cinema. Since we cannot show the films at the moment in the village hall, CineNorth are showing some films using BBC i Player and For more information on the programme of films click on this link to Cine North films updated 24/4/2020.

Pocklington Arts centre

Pocklington Arts Centre are closed at the moment but they have compiled a programme of events that may be of interest. For more information click on this link to the Pocklington Arts Centre programme (updated 2/7/20)

National Theatre

The National Theatre will be streaming a free production each night at 7.00 pm. The first one starts at 7.00 pm 2nd April and can be viewed anytime via Youtube for the next seven days. Further information and instructions are on the National Theatre web site at The national are also running a quiz at 7.00 pm on the last Monday of each month with celebrity quizmasters. Their web site contains details of the quiz and online performances. updated 24/4/20.

The shows must go on

"The shows must go on" Youtube channel announced that it is bringing theatre lovers a West End and Broadway experience into your own home. The shows and ancillary material are available at their Youtube channel at   

The Royal Albert Home

You can view and listen to a number of music sessions broadcast by musicians and singers associated with the Royal Albert Hall. For upcoming and past sessions visit this page Don't worry about the mention of tickets - you don't need any! (updated 2/5/20) 

Royal Opera House

East Riding Theatre 

As part of ERT's attempt to keep the Arts going at this time, Epiphany was broadcast live on 2nd April ands  remained on youtube after the broadcast: It is a 30 minute radio play about two fire-watchers in the London Blitz, written by Richard Avery and featuring Richard and Neil King. They produced it as part of a live on stage tour in 2010, and it was subsequently adapted as a radio play at the University of Lincoln recording studios. 
The ERT's loyal local artists are currently providing free content so everyone can enjoy their work reminding us all of the wonderful ambience, talent and support of our local theatre. Visit their Facebook page at or website at


Cine World at Kingswood is due to reopen on 31st July. If you're a regular cinema-goer you might like the quiz that was on 24th April on Youtube. It's still available if you missed it. Details are available at



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