Pocklington Arts Centre has gained a nation-wide reputation for its live-event and film programmes, in only a short period of time. The venue, which has a 200-seat auditorium and 70-seat studio/exhibition space, has provided film screenings, live music, theatre performances, comedy clubs, art exhibitions and conference facilities to ten of thousands of people since opening in 2000.
"It's a small venue with a big reputation… Pocklington Arts Centre is succeeding in putting a small East Yorkshire town on the map"The Journal
"Pocklington was a surprise package. 200 people, full to capacity, and the knowledge that it could have sold out twice over gave me a good feeling. I cannot remember having more fun in a performance in my whole career. Laugh? I nearly bought the place a round... Two, maybe even three shows next time at that very special venue. "Steve Harley - Musician & BBC Radio Two presenter
"One of the region's most thriving arts centres…"Hull Daily Mail
"The region's best medium sized concert venue... Pocklington Arts Centre has a reputation for punching above its weight, attracting internationally renowned acts..."The Talk
"Pocklington - a city built on rock n roll..."Richard Hawley