From iconic actors to acclaimed directors and noteworthy performers to beloved broadcasters, Britain has a lot of cherished talent within the entertainment industry. In 2020, a number of world-renowned British names can be seen at Vue Hull.
A traditional dry stone wall built by Beverley born Australian citizen Emma Knowles has recently become a new feature on Westwood common. Emma is one of only five female Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Advanced Dry Stone Wallers in the world, and the only advanced waller and instructor operating in the southern hemisphere.
Emma is currently in England fulfilling the requirements of a Fellowship awarded to her by the International Specialized Skills Institute, as well as managing her mother’s estate following the death of Pat Knowles late last year.
Plastic in the world’s oceans has become a topic of worldwide concern, which has been fueled by recent TV shows.
As a result of the coverage of the issue by Sir David Attenborough in Blue Planet II and by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and Anita Rani in the BBC series, War on Plastic the impact of plastic is reaching millions of people.
Beverley High School opened their doors and welcomed in people to view work created by students at the school who are studying art.
Featuring a selection of work from GCSE and A level students of Beverley High School, the exhibition showcased a combination of Photography and Art work that has been worked on throughout the two year courses.
Hull and East Riding Green Party are calling for people to think more about the problems being created by plastic in the world.
The party also warns that people’s vanity is leading to micro plastics ending up in drinking water, as people strive for better skin.
I live in rural East Yorkshire and there are many things I am grateful for in my life and one of those things is my love of wildlife in our wonderful county, particularly Beverley Westwood, our remote yet beautiful coastline and respect for living things all of which bring me more joy than I can express
From July 31st Britain starts its Butterfly count, launched by David Attenborough. It’s thought that the Butterfly population is in decline so they are looking for people to record the types of Butterflies they can see in their gardens during a 15 minute spell. Forms can be down loaded from bigbutterflycount.org to help you record your sightings. As a keen wildlife photographer I took this opportunity to have a closer…