East Riding Theatre has become one of the main centres for performance art in East Yorkshire. The theatre is set within an old baptist church and opened its doors in 2014. Many critically acclaimed productions have been shown here including original works such as 'A steady rain' and 'Sparrow', Shakespeare and Dickens adaptations and many musical and comedy acts.

Theatre in Beverley can be traced back to the plays that were performed by craft guild members in the Middle Ages. Performances took place across Beverley, including Cross Bridge only a stone's throw from where East Riding Theatre is now.

Beverley's East Riding Theatre has a cafe bar which is open before and after shows. Free car-parking is available for patrons from 6pm Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday.