EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS

Exhibitions & Events at the Old Parcels Office

Exhibitions & Events

Details of our forthcoming events and how to book tickets.

Events are hosted in our Gallery – a 100 sqr/m space big enough for gigs, talks, screenings and larger events.

For availability and information about hiring this space contact [email protected]

Details of our previous Exhibitions & Events can be found here Archive

Surroundings 2-17 July 2022

Surroundings 2-17 July 2022

Surroundings 2-17 July 2022. Works by nine artists reflecting a diverse range of places, from the raw urban to the romantic landscape. Each artist offers something intriguing about their concerns, observations and practice. Featuring; Jake Attree, Andy Black
Gordon Dalton, Alice Fox, David Fulford
Debbie Loane, Jonathan Newdick
Narbi Price, Judith Tucker

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The Blow-ins 9 July

The Blow-ins 9 July

The Blow-ins (Bridget and Phil with Celtic harp, guitar and voices) will be playing music and songs to evoke a sense of place. 9 July (2pm till 4pm) free event.

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The Jake Leg Jug Band 23 July

The Jake Leg Jug Band 23 July

The Jake Leg Jug Band bring you the authentic sounds of 1920’s and 30’s America – Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Ragtime – and put their own twist on it. Songs of murder, betrayal, gambling, liquor and redemption.

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Human Machines 6-28 Aug 2022

Human Machines 6-28 Aug 2022

Human Machines by Johnny White and Amanda Wray comprises of seven large scale freestanding artworks inspired by the common experiences and feelings, and pivotal moments in life, which affect us all as humans. Saturday 6th – Sunday 28th August 2022. Gallery Open: Thur – Sun 11am-4pm. All ages. Admission Free

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When the Railway Came to Town 8-18 Sept

When the Railway Came to Town 8-18 Sept

When the Railway Came to Town celebrates the growth of Scarborough as seaside resort from the arrival of the first steam trains in 1845 to 1945 through a collection of historical maps, postcards, memorabilia and selected pieces of contemporary art. This exhibition coincides with National Heritage week. 8th – 18th September. Admission Free

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An Evening with Nathan Bell 20th Sept 2022

An Evening with Nathan Bell 20th Sept 2022

Welcome return to Scarborough for one of the best singer songwriters and guitarists around. Award winning performing songwriter, Nathan Bell, the subject of a 2020 Documentary short film “I Don’t Do This For Love” was a best-of selection for Americana UK in 2016, 2017, and 2018 including Best Male Artist of 2017. Old parcels Office Artspace 20th September 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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Nuvole Sat 1st – Sun 23rd Oct

Nuvole Sat 1st – Sun 23rd Oct

A solo exhibition by sculptor Paul Bonomini including a new work, ‘Nuvole’ which will be suspended like a cloud in the roof space of the OPO. 1st-30th Oct. Thur-Sun 11-4. Admission Free.

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Jeffery Straker & Malcolm MacWatt 4th Nov 2022

Jeffery Straker & Malcolm MacWatt 4th Nov 2022

Singer-songwriter pianist Jeffery Straker grew up taking piano lessons in a small farming town on the Canadian prairies, and has gone on to perform over 100 shows per year across Canada, Europe and Latin America. His music sits at the intersection of contemporary singer-songwriter, folk and roots genres with critical comparisons being drawn to the likes of Harry Chapin, Kris Kristofferson, & Billy Joel. Old Parcels Office Artspace 4th November 2022 7.30pm (doors 7pm) £14

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