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.
Who would have thought that at this time last year, we would be on the brink of encountering an unprecedented global pandemic, one that will go down in the history books?
It feels like a bit of a groundhog day at the moment, however, back in lockdown again, hoping that we can see some light at the end of the tunnel.
The £4.3m Queens Gardens refurbishment is set to feature a number of permanent art installations that will celebrate and bring to life Hull’s rich maritime past.
The installations, from internationally-renowned and award-winning artists Katayoun Dowlatshahi and Heinrich & Palmer, will include a new seating area in the Peace Garden, integrated artworks on new amphitheatre-style seating, as well as maritime-inspired installations and lighting along the boundary of the gardens.
This year has been, undoubtedly, the hardest year Jerry Green Dog Rescue has faced as a charity, in their nearly 60-year history. The projected financial loss due to the implications of the pandemic is simply devastating.
The museum’s team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens have made a new video to celebrate and commemorate some of the decisive events of the war years and some special people from the town of Bridlington.
St Mary’s church and the Minster in Beverley are two of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.
445 organisations will share £103 million, including St Mary’s church and the Minster in Beverley to help restart vital reconstruction work and maintenance on cherished heritage sites, keeping venues open and supporting those working in the sector.
A writer and an artist who discovered the stories of the Viola trawler by way of a cultural competition have now been inspired to use their work to spread the word about her exploits and the campaign to bring her home.
The pair took first place in their respective categories in the “One Thousand Words” competition organised by the Viola Trust, challenging creatives to paint a picture or write a short story.
The East Riding Festival of Words will be back in 2020 – with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors.
The team at East Riding Libraries have put together the programme, based on their knowledge of the most sought after writers in the East Riding and beyond.
The countdown has started for the hugely popular Walking East Yorkshire Festival 2020.
The festival, which will be delivered virtually for the first time in its history, will begin on Monday, 21 September with the launch of the brand new website.
East Riding Archives is asking residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 lockdown period in a new COVID-19 collection, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations.
The archives team are looking for items like photographs of people’s daily lives; pictures of empty streets; pictures and recordings of the ‘Clap for Carers’ on Thursday evenings, or other thanks for NHS and key workers; or even diaries with notes about what people have been doing during the lockdown.
Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd have today revealed their summer activity programmes. The plans will begin today and be available until Friday 4 September for families to enjoy.
With events limited due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, 2020’s programme includes a range of activities that can be done in at leisure and are accessible via HCAL’s website.
Following the annual general meeting of the Conservative Group at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Richard Burton has been re-elected as leader of the group and will, therefore, continue as leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
Councillor Burton became only the second sole leader in the council’s history after succeeding Stephen Parnaby OBE in May 2019.
Residents are being asked to submit their lockdown memories and pictures for an archive being created by Hull History Centre.
The initiative, in partnership with Heritage Learning, has been inspired by a World War II project that recorded Hull children’s experiences of the Blitz.
Beverley residents are rightly proud of the historic horse racing venue in the town. You may wonder whether this is one of the oldest racetracks in the world to still hold races.
A look at some other venues around will help us to get a better feel for its position in the racing world.
Five-star housebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East, continues to honour fallen war hero, Jack Harrison, at its aptly named Poppy Fields development in Cottingham, with a £1,800 donation toward a statue in his memory.
While London might draw more than its fair share of international tourists, the home counties provide much of the green and pleasant land for which England is so widely known.
As it is known, an essay is a coherent text, reflecting the author’s position on any relevant issue or problem.
The purpose of this type of paper is to express one’s point of view and form a consistent system of arguments justifying the preference of the position chosen by the author of the text.
Emma Hardy MP has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.
In doing so she pledged her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today.