Our Histories Revealed: African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire is a new exhibition at Goole Museum from 5 February to 6 April which uncovers the history of people of African descent from 1750 to 2007.
These dates represent the period of history beginning with the era of the famous anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce and ending with the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.
A local businessman and leader of Andy’s Man Club Hull is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in October to create funds to set up clubs in other parts of the UK, in a bid to confront the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK, suicide.
Leon McQuade is taking on the African mountain as he says the physical feat is small in comparison to the emotional challenges faced by many young men in today’s society.
PCSOs from Humberside Police will be visiting schools and colleges to promote Lifestyle 2018, an incentive open to people aged 10-18 who want to make a difference in the community.
Lifestyle 2018 is made possible by the kind support of sponsors and gives young people the chance to not only do something positive during the summer break, but also a chance to win some fantastic prizes.
The Treasure House in Beverley has unveiled its exciting and varied programme of events and exhibitions for 2018.
Although the highlight of 2018 will be the 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition from 14 July to 8 September, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced a full programme of events at the popular venue for the next year.
The stories and social histories of Black people with African heritage will be shared in Our Histories Revealed, a fascinating exhibition at Hull History Centre next month, as part of the African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire project.
The project, which received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund in May 2016, aims to create a record of the local stories, oral histories, art and music that have been collected from people across Hull and the East Riding, from extraordinary family histories to anecdotes remembered over the dining table.