A new exhibition explores the history of the River Hull valley and how it became one of England’s best-drained marshland areas. The Becks, Banks, Drains and Brains Exhibition has been created by the community-led River Hull Valley Drainage Heritage Group.
How many of us have ever received a love letter? The chances are that most of us have never had a handwritten piece of affection posted through our doors, not because we’re unloved
The latest Independent Museum display at Beverley’s Treasure House takes a look at the alleged creator of the humble sandwich, John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718-1792).
The stained glass of the churches of the East Riding often does not share the fame that other areas of Yorkshire enjoy, but there are some beautiful examples in this area, which deserve to be better known.
The Beverley Treasure House will host a day of family art and craft activities to tie in with the exhibition, Wycinanki: The Art of Polish Paper Cuts, on Saturday, 2 March from 10am-3pm. Visit the Education Room in the Treasure House at any time during the day and have a go at making some hand printed greetings cards, a fancy picture frame or a paper cut inspired wall decoration. The…
There is plenty to see this February at Beverley Art Gallery and the Treasure House, in Champney Road.
When the Great War broke out in 1914, there were around 733,000 men in the British Army. A further 4.8 million British patriots were recruited during the war effort and it is well documented that far too many of these men never returned home
The museums service is putting on a special finds identification day at the Treasure House in Beverley on Thursday, 1 November. Janet Tierney, curator of Goole Museum and Skidby Mill, and Dr David Marchant, museums registrar,
Weddings are an expensive business, whichever way they are looked at, and very often the burden of the cost is shouldered in the large part by the proud parents of the bride and groom.
The annual Local and Family History Bookfair will be held in the Treasure House, in Beverley, on Saturday, 20 October. The bookfair is hosted by the East Riding Archives and Local Studies Service and is now in its 26th year
For those currently putting themselves through the regime of a grueling weight-loss diet, spare a thought for those who used to live at Hedon Workhouse during the 1830s, who were put through a diet of gruel.
Heritage buildings all over England will be running special events for next weekend’s national Heritage Open Day and East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Archives and Local Studies Service will be throwing open the doors at the Beverley Treasure House
The latest in the “East Riding Lives” display series opens at the Treasure House in Beverley on Tuesday, 28 August. “Tanks & Trumpets” looks at the life of Alfred William Dobson of Hull, who served
Described as a personal exploration of English prehistory in today’s landscape, ‘Traces’, an exhibition of photographs by Steve Speller and ceramics by Alison Milner, is currently on display in Gallery Two at the Beverley Treasure House.
Another mini-display by a local independent museum opens at the Treasure House, in Beverley, on Thursday, 2 August. The display, in the café case on the first floor, focuses on Epworth Old Rectory, North Lincolnshire, home of the Wesley family during the 18th
It’s less than a month until the Olympics return to London for a third time, and the world’s spotlight will be turned on the British nation for a festival of sport in which 204 nations will compete for glory.
An exhibition to highlight some of the East Riding’s most precious objects, revealing many international influences on the cultural heritage of the area, will be on display at the Treasure House from Saturday, 2 June until Saturday, 28 July.
Drawings and paintings by local artist Steve Upton will be displayed at the Treasure House as part of an exhibition in Gallery Two from Saturday, 14 April to Saturday, 26 May.