Theatre, Music, Art, Dance, Comedy....

...all at The Milton Rooms, Malton, North Yorkshire

Friday 28th October
Apologies but this performance has been CANCELLED Please call 01653 696240 to arrange a refund.
Saturday 29th October
Musician and songwriter from Scarborough, Tom Townsend, is one of the area's best loved and most versatile performers.

This special night sees Tom and the 7-piece band pulling out all the stops to make a performance to remember in our intimate concert hall. Tom's original material gets the big-sound treatment, making this a gig not to miss!
November 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th & 11th
Beautiful, startling and original - Threads of War's open exhibition commemorates the First World War through traditional and abstract quilts, embroideries, felts and knitted work. Each piece represents what WW1 means to the artist, perhaps based on family memories or inspired by the writings and art of the period.

The exhibition is open from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. daily.
Saturday 5th November
Do you want to make your own Remembrance poppy?

Come and make one between 1.30 p.m. and 3.00 p.m., no booking necessary. Wear old clothes - there may be glue and glitter!

All materials supplied.

Suitable for Children 3 years and above.
Sunday 6th November
Would you like to design and make your own Remembrance Poppy brooch? Use felt, velvet, net, sheers and silk. We'll provide basic poppy templates to sew together in a range of sizes and fabrics, plus lots of beads, buttons, ribbons, lace, sequins and silks to decorate them with.
Wednesday 9th November
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at simple patchwork? The only skill needed is to be able to hand sew in a straight line, so why not give it a try? At the end of this workshop participants will have learned how to make a patchwork square and how it can grow into a cushion cover, a throw or a quilt. Participants take home what they have made.

Please Book in advance so we know how many kits to make
November 10th & 11th
Two deaths, two families, two stories.

Two riveting one-act plays written for the company by Tom Needham and Libby Pearson. Both tell how lives can be changed in a second, and how an accident becomes a defining moment for a family. The impact it has, the truth and lies it reveals; and the life-changing decisions that have to be made.

Performance will take place in the studio. Tickets £10
Wednesday 16th November
Come along to the Milton Rooms and have a great time learning individual and partner dances from the 1920s to the 1940s & 50s.
Wednesday 16th November
Do you enjoy knitting, embroidery, quilting, card-making or any other portable craft? Why not drop in to our new Craft & Chat sessions held weekly on Wednesday afternoons?
Friday 18th November
The Milton Rooms is delighted to welcome back the exciting, young trio and former BBC Young Folk Award finalists JAYWALKERS who are touring their third studio album - Weave - which sees them further expanding their musical horizons at all levels. Together they effortlessly fuse elements of Bluegrass and Folk and the music Jaywalkers create is innovatie, rooted deeply in tradition and exhilarating!

The night promises to be an entertaining and foot stomping evening and is not to be missed!
Saturday 19th November
Join us for a lively Folk Evening in the Studio with two great local Folk Bands - THE FINE COMPANIONS, who have performed many times at the Milton Rooms and MALARKEY, who appear regularly at the Sunday Folk Sessions at The Grapes, Slingsby. Two bands, two styles, both firmly rooted in the folk tradition performing sets of lively jigs and reels, harmonies and enigmatic ballads and, of course, great craic!
Sunday 20th November
An evening in the studio of music, laughter and good company with David Swann and Four Quarters
Saturday 3rd December
Taiko! The exciting style of Japanese ensemble drumming is back at the Milton Rooms by popular demand with a new show, featuring new pieces and firm favourites to thrill and excite! Taking inspiration from Japanese culture and entertainment, the performers have created a unique blend of traditional and contemporary music, using energetic martial arts-like movements, complex rhythms, theatre and big, thunderous drums.
Saturday 3rd December
Would you like to have a go at playing the mighty Japanese Taiko drums?

Tengu School of Taiko is offering a 1 hour beginners workshop in the afternoon, prior to the Kaminari Drummers evening performance, where you can try out the different drums. They will go through the basics, teach some patterns to play, and put them together to create a complex piece. All in a fun, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Spaces are limited to 20 participants, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Sunday 4th December
A magical, wintery production brings Jack Frost to life through puppetry, live music and enchanting storytelling. Meet our mischievous sprite as he takes us on a snowy adventure and spreads winter wherever he goes! But wrap up warm or you'll catch him nipping at your fingers and toes! A story of friendship and bravery to warm our hearts this winter. Moon On A Stick transform the stage once more to re-imagine this well-known Nordic legend. A playful production perfect for children age 3+
Saturday 17th December
Harry Potter actress and The Real Marigold Hotel star, Miriam Margolyes, returns to Malton for the second year to headline at the Dickens Festival and perform again at the Milton Rooms. Miriam, whose one-woman show Dickens' Women was nominated for an Olivier award, will be joined by one of the World's leading Dickens scholars, Professor John Bowen from York University, who will give a talk 'Dickens Magic.'

Miriam said of last year's festival - "The Malton Dickensian Festival was glorious. It's a beautiful town. Our show sold out very quickly, so book your tickets early! I want Malton to realise they have a double jewel - their town AND THE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Don't keep it a secret!"


Our aims are high..... create an innovative Arts & Heritage Centre for the South of Ryedale

With the largest sprung dancefloor in North Yorkshire, the Milton Rooms will be turned into a state of the art venue for visiting productions and community events.

With the largest sprung dancefloor in North Yorkshire, the Milton Rooms will be turned into a state of the art venue for visiting productions and community events.

The centre will house Malton Museum and displays from the Woodham Stone Collection as well asáspaces for drama, music, visual arts and craft, literature and the traditional and community meetings and events we have hosted in the past.

Over the next few years we will refurbish the whole building to provide clean, comfortable, accessible and up-to-date facilities in the setting of a combined Regency and Art Deco building.

The Milton Rooms is a registered charity no: 1162515 and a company limited by guarantee no: 09117039.

Registered office: The Milton Rooms, Market Place, Malton, YO17 7LX.

Box Office:
01653 696 240

Venue Hire:
01653 696 240

The Milton Rooms
Market Place
North Yorkshire
YO17 7LX

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