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

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WHO IS CHARLES HUTCH PRESS?

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.

Contact

charles.hutchinson104@gmail.com

Landline: 01423 771748

Very mobile phone: 07958 262019

Facebook: Charles Hutchinson

Twitter: @charleshutchpr1

Instagram: @charleshutchpress

Breaking News

Rick Astley and McFly on track to play York Racecourse Music Showcase Weekend

NEVER gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, and sure enough, Eighties’ pop icon Rick Astley will play the York Racecourse Music Showcase Weekend, albeit a year later than first planned. Originally booked for July 25 last summer until Covid sent race days behind closed doors, Astley, 55, will take to the stage …

Alan Ayckbourn returns to his rehearsal room for the first time in 19 months

ON Tuesday, playwright Alan Ayckbourn returned to his empty, dark, silent rehearsal room next door for the first time since September 2019. After months and months of work, restlessness but no live play, the Scarborough knight is back where he feels most at home: directing a new Ayckbourn work, The Girl Next Door, from the …

More Things To Do in York and beyond and on the home front in loosened lockdown. List No. 32, courtesy of The Press, York

THE Downing Street briefing on Step 3 of the roadmap rollout is just around the tantalising corner. Charles Hutchinson highlights the rising tide of upcoming shows, ongoing festivals and exhibitions and online options. Love story of the month: The Love Season: Love Bites, York Theatre Royal, May 17 and 18 YORK Theatre Royal reopens with two nights of …