Volunteers are needed for a major project which will tell the previously untold personal stories of local people involved in the First World War.
Saturday 12th July sees the launch of “Cavalry, Camels & Camaraderie” at the Beverley Treasure House in Beverley, an exhibition that explores the East Riding Yeomanry
The family pet has most likely existed for as long as we have had families themselves. For many, they are virtually another family member and we dote on them as loving companions.
A display about ‘One family’s war: The Johnson Brothers, of Lockwood Street, Hull’ is now featuring at the Beverley Treasure House.
When you walk past an old building or ruin, you tend to assume that it has stood there since the day it was built, and perhaps you’d take a moment to wonder at the miracle of how it has survived for so long.
A talk will take place at the Beverley Treasure House on Thursday, 5 June looking at the contrasting types of two Yorkshire War memorials from the First World War. The talk will be delivered by Dorothy Nott and start at 6.30pm.
It will be much easier to find out about local history books and articles at Beverley’s Treasure House now as a result of work by the East Riding archives and local studies service. A huge number of books and journal articles can now be searched online.
Visitors to the Beverley Treasure House on Monday 12 May will have a chance to try their hand at calligraphy and discover more about this fascinating art form.
Tracing your family history is a very popular and fascinating activity – but sometimes it can be difficult to understand how to start. The family history courses run at the Beverley Treasure House are an excellent way to get started in your new hobby or develop your knowledge.
Tales from the Archives, a new exhibition at the Beverley Treasure House, uses people’s stories from documents of the past to bring history to life.
Every picture tells a story, and so does every document. It’s amazing what can be revealed by simple, unassuming pieces of writing and imagery, as is demonstrated in a new and free exhibition, starting on Saturday, 15 February at the Treasure House
Magical folk tales, superheroes and even the well-loved Gruffalo story will be bringing the library and Beverley Treasure House alive, as part of Beverley Literature Festival’s exciting children’s programme.
Do you want to know how to fight an 18th Century duel, see how Beverley looked 200 years ago or look into the faces of Victorian criminals? Then come along to the Treasure House Open Day on Saturday, 14 September, 9am-4pm.
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).
Originally we were told that a letter from our Doctor would be sufficient to get Charley recognised as an “Assistance Dog”, I obtained such a letter without difficulty or delay but, on trying to use this to re-instate Charley in the Beverley Treasure House Foyer
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…
The word ‘bake’ derives from the Old English ‘bacan’, and the Old Norse word ‘baka’. People have probably been baking food since it was discovered how to make fire, but the first known use of ‘bake’ in its modern form was in 1565, as it became fashionable to note down a popular recipe.