East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s museum’s team is looking for photographs, documents and stories ahead of a special exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of Skidby Mill later this year.
Beverley Art Gallery’s new online exhibition called Legacy shows the mixed media artwork of Paul Clifford, a British multi-media artist and academic who has developed his career in the UK and internationally.
Paul’s work is inspired by the First World War memories of his father, who served in Egypt as part of the East Riding Yeomanry regiment.
An exhibition produced by volunteers to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day has gone live on the new Active East Riding.
VE Day commemorations will take place on Friday 8 May. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic events around the country have had to cancel.
East Riding Museums Service has recently acquired three small but significant additions to its archaeological collections, ranging in date from the Bronze Age to Tudor times.
A silver dress hook (used to fasten a tunic), decorated with beads of silver wire, was a metal detecting find at Wilberfoss in 2018.
A new display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team has opened this week.
‘Time off: leisure & diversions in the East Riding’ covers a variety of ways in which local people spent their spare time, both in days gone by and more recently.
Beverley Treasure House has put its newest acquisitions on display. Items the public can see include 10,000-year-old bones and also a locally produced rifle.
The items are being displayed in the in the recent acquisitions case at the museum. One of the interesting things you can view are some red deer bones.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Museums Service will have a stall in Saturday Market at the annual Beverley Food Festival this year, organised by Beverley Town Council.
The Beverley Food Festival is a showcase for locally produced food and drink and will feature 130 stalls and Food Theatre marquee.
As part of the council’s programme to commemorate the First World War, new pages have just been added on the East Riding Museums Service website, based on a detailed research project.
They contain a wealth of information on the East Riding Yeomanry (ERY) and its service during the First World War.
A new display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team has just opened. ‘Historic hospitals: care in the East Riding before the Health Service’ examines the beginnings of organised public health provision in the region in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Some of the places covered in the exhibition are Castle Hill hospital, Cottingham; the Lloyd cottage hospital in Bridlington; and Withernsea convalescent home.
Royal Flying Corps playing cards are on display at the Treasure House in Beverley, marking the 100th Anniversary year of the Royal Air Force.
The RAF was formed towards the end of World War I in April 1918 by merging the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.
The latest display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team opens at lunchtime on Tuesday, 12 December.
Entitled Helping Out: Friendly Societies in East Yorkshire the display looks at a wide variety of societies such as the Freemasons, Druids, United Free Gardeners, Temperance societies and the Foresters that have existed over the last 200 years or so.
The latest display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team opened this week.
Entitled Steeple People: East Riding Churches and Associated People, the display looks at a selection of churches from across the East Riding, as well as people closely connected with them.
As the country marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War
Opening on Saturday, 25 June, at the Treasure House in Beverley, a new exhibition ‘Remembering the Somme’ looks at one of the most famous and costly battles of the First World War.
A new local history exhibition focusing on a variety of prominent East Riding figures opens at Skidby Windmill on Tuesday.
The British Museum is coming to the Treasure House in Beverley, with a talk about an exciting project involving one of the most fascinating treasures of East Riding Museums’ collection.
A new mini display focusing on William Morfitt, antiquarian archaeologist, has now opened at Beverley’s Treasure House.
The latest exhibition by the volunteer team at Skidby Windmill is now showing a display entitled ‘Strange Structures: Follies, Relics and Hidden Buildings in the East Riding