Welcome to Charles Hutch Press, the Hutch hub for arts, culture  and What’s On in York and beyond. 



The Story

Charles Hutchinson has moved to pastures new yet still familiar after more than 30 years as the voice of the arts and culture at The Press, York.

Dubbed the “cultural linchpin of Yorkshire” for his distinctive coverage of theatre, music, comedy, film and the visual arts, Charles continues to work the arts beat in York and across God’s Own Arty Country.

This site provides previews, reviews, interviews and breaking news of the thriving cultural scene that he so passionately supports.

In establishing the Charles Hutchinson Culture Hub, he is also available to provide copy-writing and press services to spread your word to the media industry.

Contact Charles too for public-speaking engagements, hosting question-and-answer sessions, lecturing on journalism and the arts and radio comment.



Landline: 01423 771748

Very mobile phone: 07958 262019

Facebook: Charles Hutchinson

Twitter: @charleshutchpr1

Instagram: @charleshutchpress

Breaking News

York’s Community Carol Concert returns for 2021 at York Barbican on December 12

TICKETS are still available for York’s annual Community Carol Concert at York Barbican on December 12. The ever-popular festive event is making its Sunday afternoon return after last year’s Covid-enforced cancellation. All the participants who missed out in 2020 have taken up the invitation to take part in 2021:  Shepherd Group Concert Brass Band, Dringhouses …

REVIEW: Elf The Musical, York Stage, at Grand Opera House, York, until December 3

YOU will be lucky if any tickets are still left for York Stage’s Christmas show, and luckier still if you do see Elf The Musical. The Christmas spirit is alive in more than those irritatingly premature TV adverts; a neighbour has put up the Christmas tree already; pantomimes are underway; the weather has turned all …

John Barrowman celebrates his musical theatre journey from West End to Broadway at York Barbican next May

MUSICAL theatre star John Barrowman will bring his new show I Am What I Am – West End To Broadway to York Barbican on May 20 2022. Tickets go on sale on Friday, December 3 at 10am at yorkbarbican.co.uk for Barrowman’s return to the Barbican for the first time since May 2015. “From the West End to Broadway, …