It’s All About Location In The East Riding Festival Of Words

It's All About Location In The East Riding Festival Of Words
September 28, 2018

The East Riding Festival of Words will focus on Location, Location, Location on Sunday, 21 October, with a series of events at Beverley Art Gallery.

The day will be a chance to explore the allure of houses in literature – where would our favourite novels be without those idyllic cottages overlooking the sea?

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Local Authors To Feature In The Festival Of Words

Local Authors To Feature In The Festival Of Words
September 22, 2018

Local authors will be featured heavily in the East Riding Festival of Words – the new look literature festival coming to the area in October.

The festival will be officially launched by Val Wood at Beverley Art Gallery on Thursday, 18 October, at 7.30pm. Val will be giving an exclusive reading of her latest novel, ‘A Place to Call Home’, which will be published in November.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Proves Popular Again In 2018

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Proves Popular Again In 2018
August 2, 2018

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – is already proving very popular once again at Beverley Art Gallery.

The exhibition is open until Saturday, 8 September, making it an ideal trip out for the summer holidays. During the exhibition’s run, the Treasure House and the café are also open on Sundays.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Returns To Beverley This Saturday

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Returns To Beverley This Saturday
July 9, 2018

The hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – will be back in Beverley this Saturday (14 July).

Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new 2018 exhibition until Saturday, 8 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays. During the exhibition’s run, the Treasure House will also be open on Sundays.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Returns To Beverley

Sewage surfer © Justin Hofman - Wildlife Photographer of the Year
June 26, 2018

The hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – will be back in Beverley in July.

Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new 2018 exhibition from Saturday, 14 July to Saturday, 8 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays. During the exhibition’s run, the Treasure House will also be open on Sundays.

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Live Performance Of Moments In Time At Beverley Art Gallery

Live Performance Of Moments In Time At Beverley Art Gallery
June 11, 2018

There will be a live quadrophonic performance of the ‘Open Bridges’ music – ‘Moments in Time’ – by John Stead to accompany the ‘Open Bridges’ film at Beverley Treasure House and Art Gallery on Thursday, 21 June, at 6.30 pm for 7.00 pm start.

BAFTA winning composer John Stead will diffuse the especially commissioned work to accompany the film, which has been showing in Beverley Art Gallery this month.

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Life Drawing Sessions With A Difference At Beverley Art Gallery

Life Drawing Sessions With A Difference At Beverley Art Gallery
June 7, 2018

On Saturday, 16 June, Beverley Art Gallery will be hosting two rather unusual life drawing sessions. Two clothed life models will appear in the gallery space in poses inspired by exhibited artworks.

The morning session will focus on the artworks in the gallery’s own collection, and the afternoon session will involve David Sprakes’s Rhythms in Sculpture exhibition.

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Jane Yerbury Sweeney – A Tribute From Her Son

Jane Yerbury Sweeney – A Tribute From Her Son
June 4, 2018

My mother Jane Yerbury Sweeney, who was born on 7th. January 1920 and died on 1st. June 2018 at Newbegin House in Beverley, was an extraordinary woman. Brought up in Kensington and Sussex, she was educated at home, mostly by herself. She read widely, but obtained no formal qualifications.

Her mother had been expelled from boarding school while her parents were living abroad, and her father, although he eventually qualified and became an eminent doctor with a successful practice in Kensington, had hated school, so the couple decided to keep Jane and her younger siblings at home.

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Stunning Open Bridges Film Showcase At Beverley Art Gallery

Stunning Open Bridges Film Showcase At Beverley Art Gallery
May 10, 2018

A ‘stunning and unique’ film documenting the day Hull was split in two by the Open Bridges project will be screened in the Art Gallery at Beverley’s Treasure House this month.

The 20-minute film, which is free to view and open to the public in normal gallery hours, will be on continuous loop until mid-June as part of a new display.

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Beverley Art Gallery Host New Sculpture Exhibition By David Sprakes

Beverley Art Gallery Host New Sculpture Exhibition By David Sprakes
April 30, 2018

A new solo sculpture exhibition by David Sprakes will be at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House from Saturday, 5 May to Saturday, 30 June.

The free exhibition includes fifty sculptures with drawings and research. The work is inspired by landscape and east coast vistas where sculptures in bronze, aluminium, steel, marble and acrylic evoke a sense of ageing, time and weathering.

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Last Chance To Join The Cultural Pilgrimage From Beverley To Hull

Last Chance To Join The Cultural Pilgrimage From Beverley To Hull
November 21, 2017

There are only two weeks left to visit the colossal artwork by Gary Saunt – ‘A Cultural Pilgrimage from Beverley to Hull’ – on display free of charge at the Treasure House in Beverley until Saturday, 2 December.

The huge digital painting – measuring over 20 metres in length – has been produced to celebrate the transformational impact of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 on Hull and the East Riding.

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