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

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Twitter: @charleshutchpr1

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Breaking News

Alison Moyet to showcase new album Key at York Barbican next February on first tour since 2017. When do tickets go on sale?

MARKING 40 years since she left Yazoo to launch her solo career, Essex soul singer Alison Moyet will play York Barbican on February 20 on her 25-date 2025 itinerary, her first headline tour since 2017.   Tickets go on sale on June 21 at 10am at https://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk/whats-on/alison-moyet-2025/ After graduating from Brighton University in 2023 with …

Richard Hawley concludes tour at Scarborough Spa on Thursday after In This City They Call You Love goes top five

RICHARD Hawley concludes his 13-date tour with the only Yorkshire gig at Scarborough Spa on Thursday night. On the heels of his Olivier Award-winning Sheffield musical Standing At The Sky’s Edge opening a six-month West End run at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, the South Yorkshireman will be showcasing his May 31 album, In This City …

Barbara Dickson & Nick Holland add second night at All Saints Church, Pocklington

AFTER their October 4 gig sold out in record time, Scottish folk singer Barbara Dickson and her pianist Nick Holland are adding a second acoustic performance at All Saints Church, Pocklington, on October 16. On each night, they will explore her catalogue of songs in this intimate and historic setting, where the pair will let the words and melodies …