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Saturday 20 Apr 20247:30pm Book Now

Little Wander presents…

Ria Lina - Riawakening

In the aftermath of a global pandemic, comedian and scientist, Ria Lina has had a Riawakening and sees the world differently. In this, her highly anticipated debut tour, Ria tackles the issues of coming out of a global pandemic, the new normal, divorce, dating in a new digital world, motherhood and what it really means to be a woman today.

Fearless, provocative, and very funny, Ria Lina is the only Filipina comedian in British stand-up and a hugely admired talent in the comedy industry.

Her extensive list of credits includes Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You?, Mock the Week, Lovestruck High, Richard Hammond’s Brain Reaction, Richard Osman’s House of Games, The Last Leg and Celebrity Mastermind.

“I guarantee you will laugh a lot” ★★★★  THE SCOTSMAN

Wednesday 24 Apr 20248:00pm Book Now (On sale 11am, December 18th)

Whirlwind, FitBit-breaking comedian, presenter, actor and author Russell Kane is out on the road again, setting it on fire with his unique recipe of sharp wit and “storming physical comedy” (Mail on Sunday).

The brand-new tour for 2024 and 2025 comes with a safety warning: wear strong underwear - pants will be spoiled. Russell is high-energy, high-octane, and hyper-active!

‘Fierce, funny and heartfelt… a thrilling reminder of what comedy can do.’ - The Guardian

‘An evening-long fix of stand-up espresso... one of the quickest, most stimulating stand-ups in the land’ - The Times

‘Russell Kane has made his name with verbose, hyperactive comedy – and he shows no sign of slowing down.’ - The i

Friday 26 Apr 20247:30pm Book Now (Sold Out)

"The most feel-good show in town” (⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Daily Mail) has spread nostalgia and laughs throughout the UK and has the seal of approval from Victoria's own colleagues and


Featuring the star of BBC1's 'All Together Now', Paulus The Cabaret Geek with Michael Roulston (Fascinating Aïda) on piano, it’s an evening of pure joy filled with Victoria's bestloved


So, pair your stilettos with your oven glove, zip up your cocktail slacks and get booking!

Sunday 28 Apr 20247:30pm Book Now

LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE (ticket holders will be contacted in the event of a change to headliner)

One of the top comedy club nights in the country, The Comedy Network, returns to Selby in 2024.

Each event will feature an MC, opener act and headliner for the bargain price of just £10.

Thursday 9 May 20247:00pm Book Now

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS.

Confronted with death, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan’s deepest memories lead him on a mind-bending journey back through his life; from childhood to mining underground, Parliament and fights with Churchill.

Written by Tim Price and directed by Rufus Norris (Small Island), this epic new Welsh fantasia will be broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Saturday 11 May 20247:30pm Book Now

Shimmering old-timey indie folk trio from America’s Pacific northwest, on the banks of the Columbus River, with sumptuous vocal harmonies, great songwriting beautiful instrumentation.

The Hackles impressed with their debut album, but it was the follow-up, 2019’s 'A Dobritch Did As A Dobritch Should', that established them well beyond the shores of the USA. In the UK, The Daily Express called it “gorgeous Americana,” while RnR magazine said it was “magnificent.” Folk Radio UK praised the “intelligent, highly melodic song-writing.”

Thursday 16 May 20248:00pm Book Now

Guitar supremos Gordon Giltrap and John Etheridge join forces for an unforgettable evening of top class musicianship performed by two of the UK's most respected and influential guitar players.

These innovative guitarists will be performing many of their fantastic compositions with incredible arrangements in what promises to be an electrifying show, with material from their respective careers and favourite pieces which have influenced and inspired them.

A show guaranteed to enthrall guitar aficionados, acoustic enthusiasts and music lovers in general. Don’t miss the chance to see these influential guitarists in action.

Friday 24 May 20248:00pm Book Now

Since their formation in 1977, Nine Below Zero have developed a reputation as one of the best Blues bands, famous for their no-frills, punchy and direct approach. The band was already well-established by the time they signed to A&M Records in 1980 and were forever captured on their classic album, 1980s Live At The Marquee.

Sunday 26 May 20247:30pm Book Now

LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE (ticket holders will be contacted in the event of a change to headliner)

One of the top comedy club nights in the country, The Comedy Network, returns to Selby in 2024.

Each event will feature an MC, opener act and headliner for the bargain price of just £10.

Wednesday 29 May 20248:00pm Book Now

Dan Willson is Scotland's acclaimed singer songwriter Withered Hand. He has released three albums and a number of EPs over the last 15 years and has toured internationally, amassing a devoted following while staying close to his DIY roots in the underground music scene.

Kathryn Williams is a Mercury Music prize nominated English singer songwriter who has released 16 albums. She had collaborated with poet Dame Carol Ann Duffy, author Laura Barnett and written songs with Paul Weller, Neill Maccoll and Michele and Romeo Stodart, to name just a few. She has written a novel The Ormering Tide, hosts her own podcast Before the Light Goes Out and tutors at the Arvon and Moniack Mhor Foundations.

Thursday 30 May 20248:00pm Book Now

Still in her teens, Nora Brown started learning music at the age of 6 and plays and sings traditional music with a focus on Southern Appalachian banjo and guitar styles.

She has played numerous venues and festivals in the US and Europe including the Newport Folk Festival, the Philadelphia Folk Festival, the Trans-Pecos Festival of Love in Marfa Texas, and Folk Holidays in the Czech Republic. She has performed on NPR’s Tiny Desk, TED Salon and WNYC’s Dolly Parton’s America Podcast.

Saturday 8 Jun 20247:30pm Book Now

John is the former Chief Political Correspondent for the BBC from 1992 to 2000 and ITN's Political Editor from 2000 until 2002.

Many people will remember John as one of Britain's most popular and respected broadcasters and authors. His award-winning career as a political journalist has been as lengthy as it has been successful and seen him interview big political hitters like Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher, John Major, and Tony Blair.

In recent years though John has returned to his first love of light entertainment and can be seen regularly on programmes like The One Show, Have I Got News For You, QI, Room 101, and the News Quiz, and of course there were those appearances on Strictly.

Presented in association with Clive Conway Productions.

Friday 14 Jun 20248:00pm Book Now

Join Mark as he tries out material for his brand-new show.

Jokes, rants, politics, play and the occasional sing song.

If you don’t know what he does ask your parents.

In his time he has won awards (current total is now officially ‘f**kloads’), forced a politician to resign, changed laws on tax and protest, become Guinness Book of Records world record holder for number of protests in 24 hours, taken the police to court 3 times and won, walked the length of the Israeli Wall in the West Bank and generally mucked about trying to have fun and f**k the right people off.

This show is more of the above.

Thursday 4 Jul 20247:30pm Book Now

2024 is the fortieth anniversary of the 1984/85 miners’ strike, a dispute that still resonates today. In this hard-hitting musical comedy we follow the fortunes of three sisters determined to set up a branch of ‘Women Against Pit Closures’. We’re Not Going Back tackles the resilience of working communities, the make-and-mend fabric of family and the power of sticking two fingers up to a government hell-bent on destruction… … and all with humour, song and a six-pack of Babycham.

Saturday 6 Jul 20247:30pm Book Now

In celebration of Selby Town Council’s 50th anniversary year one of the world's premiere brass bands, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band, present a special one off concert featuring familiar music from the 1970s alongside a selection of the band's favourite pieces. The event will take place in the magnificent surroundings of Selby Abbey.

Saturday 27 Jul 20244:00pm Book Now
Selby Town Hall's annual beer festival, featuring a range of locally brewed ales as well as live music
Wednesday 4 Sep 20247:30pm Book Now

Jake Vaadeland is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from Saskatchewan, Canada. His traditional sound and unique style could be defined as a blend of bluegrass and 50s rockabilly, with Jake also specializing on guitar and banjo in addition to his impressive vocals. Jake strives to write and play with a focus on storytelling and messages that he hopes his audience can relate to, all packaged in foot stomping, high energy performances with The Sturgeon River Boys

Sunday 15 Sep 20247:30pm Book Now

Come and have a tour around two marvellous minds via the vehicles of poetry, story telling, jokes and general silliness.

Thursday 19 Sep 20247:30pm Book Now (On sale 10am, April 22nd)

Guy Chambers is one of the UK’s most successful living songwriters having worked with artists and writers including Tina Turner, Kyle Minogue, Scissor Sisters, Diana Ross, Tom Jones, James Blunt, Rufus Wainwright, Mark Ronson and many more.

Thursday 3 Oct 20247:30pm Book Now

Whirl back in time with The Korgis as they take you on a musical and audio/visual journey though the songs and bands that influenced them.

They will be putting their own unique spin on songs by The Beatles, The Beach Boys, the sublime harmony of Simon and Garfunkel, the wry humour of 10cc, the quirkiness of Buggles, the creativity of Peter Gabriel and of course, songs of peace and hope from The Korgis.

Friday 4 Oct 20248:00pm Book Now

The irrepressible Lucy Porter bounces back into action with a show all about regrets. Frank Sinatra had too few to mention, but Lucy’s got hundreds, and she’s prepared to go into graphic detail about all of them. Disastrous dates, professional calamities, ruined friendships and parenting fails. Lucy describes all the mistakes she’s made, works out why they happened, and ponders how her life would have turned out if she’d acted differently.

Friday 11 Oct 20248:00pm Book Now

As Seen on Mock The Week, BT Sport and ITV, ‘Master of one-liners’, and social media phenomenon Mark Simmons brings his sell-out tour show ‘Quip Off the Mark’.

Mark joined Dara O’Brian and Hugh Dennis on BBC2’s Mock The Week as a semi-regular on the show and now brings you his show Quip Off The Mark which has toured over 125 venues and sold over 15,000 tickets. He’s also been appearing on BT Sport’s DIY pundit and The Rugby’s On.

Friday 18 Oct 20247:30pm Book Now

Nigel Planer is a comedy legend, an actor, writer and more importantly for this show he's a great poet. He joins Henry Normal, BBC Radio 4's 'poet in reticence' to reunite a

team that entertains, educates and informs (but mostly entertains it must be said). Expect poetry, stories, jokes, Q&A, fun, knitwear and a few surprises.

Saturday 19 Oct 20247:30pm Book Now

This intimate evening of old favourites and songs from her acclaimed new album, Jude The Unsinkable, sees Judie Tzuke perform a set of beautiful crafted songs highlighting her status

as one of the UK’s most acclaimed and respected singer/songwriters.

Judie will be joined by T.I.G.Y, comprising of Bailey Tzuke and Matt Racher who will open for Judie as well as accompany her during her set alongside her long time guitarist Chaz

Thorogood and friends.

Judie Tzuke is one of the UK's finest Singer/Songwriters and is known all over the world for her timeless song, 'Stay With Me Till Dawn', with many top 10 albums, including the revered classic, 'Welcome to the Cruise' and her exquisite live shows. Judie will be showing once again what an extraordinary artist she is!

Thursday 24 Oct 20247:30pm Book Now

This magnetic bond still holds after more than 50 years of attempted escapes. Still loved for their total in-yer-face originality, the contrast between the dead pan humour of Barrett and mad onstage antics of Otway are hilarious to watch.  John’s lyrical genius and Willy’s outstanding musicianship (he seems to play almost every stringed instrument known to man, plus a few hybrids of his own making!)

Friday 29 Nov 20248:00pm Book Now

Eleanor McEvoy was born on Dublin’s northside. After college, she pursued a career as a session musician in Dublin, collaborating with a multitude of artists and groups including U2, Sinead O’Connor, Midge Ure and Mary Black

She got her first big break in 1992 as the composer, producer and co-performer (with Mary Black) of "A Woman's Heart”, the title track for the best-selling Irish album in Irish history. The song continuously makes appearances on screen, most recently in 2019 in the award-winning TV show “Derry Girls”.

Her song “Sophie” was described by David Smith in The Guardian as “an anthem that is touching, inspiring and consoling thousands of anorexic girls around the world” It is used internationally in treatment centres to treat patients with eating disorders.

Her sixteenth album “Gimme Some Wine” received enthusiastic acclaim on its release, featuring co-writes with legendary Irish songwriter Paul Brady and  UK-based Dave Rotheray of The Beautiful South.

Saturday 5 Apr 20258:00pm Book Now

Russell Hicks heads out on his first tour, but not his first rodeo. (Warning: This is a stand up show. NOT a rodeo.)  Russell Hicks is here to stay and he really is happy to be here. So, why don’t British People believe him?

Hot off the back of a starring role in an Amazon Prime show that nobody watched, and was cancelled immediately, American Stand Up comedian Russell Hicks, lives in the UK where he allegedly performs stand-up comedy. Naturally, his parents still think he makes his money through some kind of illegal activity, so buy some tickets and help prove his legitimacy!