The ArtWaves Festival has a growing outreach and community project as part of the festival offerings, taking over Bridlington Spa from Monday 7th to Sunday 13th May 2018.
Commissioned BBC and The Eden Project artist, Mellissa Fisher is leading on an interactive installation, consisting of 100 faces of men and women to symbolise the 100 year anniversary since women were granted the right to vote.
Television viewers will be able to see East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s assistant curator in the libraries, archives and museums service, Alfred Williams, based at Beverley and Goole, in the final of Mastermind on BBC Two.
Viewers will find out how he got on when the final is screened on Friday, 23 March, at 8pm.
Victoria Derbyshire’s recent BBC programme about “uninhabitable” new build properties highlights the quality of construction and corners being cut by house builders in the UK.
It is unbelievable how building inspectors had signed off the properties in Victoria Derbyshire’s programme, which highlighted gas leaks, damp, holes in the floors and cracks in the walls, with issues continuing to appear within the first year after moving in.
Hull City Council, in partnership with Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership, have organised seven major events to inspire, connect and engage the next generation of entrepreneurs in Hull.
The city will host former BBC Apprentice contestant Adam Corbally and Antony Chesworth, founder of EKM Systems, as well as young entrepreneurs Aaron Conroy of Fenburg, who was once homeless, Eve Lodge of Get Barmy Bunting who is studying at University and Evie Sharp of Peaches & Dreams who runs her children’s clothing business from home. Chair of the Youth Enterprise Partnership, Ross Bennett, MD of Engaging Education will be the MC.
The region’s most eclectic music festival is on a roll … having already announced that Stage4Beverley had responded to demand by adding an extra day for its 2018 festival, the organisers have done it again, with news that the event will now stretch over five days.
The festival will once again be based at Beverley’s East Riding Theatre, taking over the theatre from February 14th to the 18th, with a line-up bridging diverse musical genres, from folk to blues, jazz to classical, Americana to world music and more.
Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan are familiar and popular names in journalism. Their careers have ranged across ITN, BBC’s Newsnight, Global TV and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Held in esteem and affection, they have seen and covered much between them and garnered many unexpected insights.
Now they discuss courage, cunning and compassion in the turbulence of war as they bring together the stories of thirty-four individuals, many untold until now. And they are coming to Lit Up Festival on Friday 20 October.
Over the last few months, Polish poet Bohdan Piasecki has been taking his Pop-up Poetry Station around Hull, gathering stories and writing poems with the local Polish community as part of Hull Gada.
Form Sunday 24 September to Saturday 30 September his work will be displayed in Princes Quay at Hull Gada Shop of Poems offering a glimpse into this foreign world, steeped in art and culture, just a language away.
BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winners The Young’uns present their popular festive concert on Friday 8 December 2017 at St Mary’s Church in Beverley.
The Young ‘uns have proved themselves a unique proposition – writing and performing a cappella or subtly accompanied songs that tell it how it is alongside traditional songs from their native North-East and further afield.