Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Now Open Every Sunday

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition In Beverley Now Open Every Sunday
March 23, 2017

The continuing popularity of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Treasure House in Beverley means that East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced today that the free exhibition will now be open every Sunday for the remainder of its run.

The exhibition closes on Saturday 22 April, so the final Sunday opening will be Easter Sunday (16 April).

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Early-Bird Tickets For The Tidal Waves Beach Festival In Bridlington

Early-Bird Tickets For The Tidal Waves Beach Festival In Bridlington
March 21, 2017

The Tidal Waves team are reminding people wanting to attend the Tidal Waves Beach Music Festival in Bridlington on 9 and 10 June that ‘Early-bird’ tickets, priced at £14 for the Friday evening and £36 for Saturday, are available until 31 March, 2017. Festival tickets for both days are £48.

There are also child tickets available – £20 for the Saturday, or £30 for the full weekend. There will also be a platform for wheelchair users (restricted to 30 plus one carer/friend).

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Talks And Workshops To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Talks And Workshops To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
March 9, 2017

A programme of talks and photography workshops has been announced to accompany the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition running at the Treasure House in Beverley until 22 April, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017, in which East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a Principal Partner.

Tuesday 21 March will see a talk by award-winning wildlife photographer George Stoyle (current winner of the British Wildlife Photography Award) at the Treasure House, at 6.30pm : ‘Photography in Conservation and Environmental Research’.

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Bond Have Licence To Thrill At WOW Hull

Bond Have Licence To Thrill At WOW Hull
March 8, 2017

Multi-million selling electric string quartet Bond, featuring Hull born Gay-Yee Westerhoff, complete the WOW Hull line-up, Hull UK City of Culture 2017 announced today, on International Women’s Day.

Bond, whose cellist Gay-Yee grew up in Beverley Road, will join fellow Hullensians comedian Lucy Beaumont and actress and writer Maureen Lipman CBE on the opening night of the festival at City Hall on Friday (10 March).

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Richard Durrant Brings Stringhenge To Beverley

Richard Durrant Brings Stringhenge To Beverley
March 7, 2017

Richard Durrant will be making a welcome return to Beverley on Thursday 30 March, 2017, at 7.30pm, for an evening of Richard’s latest musical adventure, in Toll Gavel United Church.

Richard’s latest musical adventure will feature the Uffington Tenor Guitar, built by Ian Chisholm in Suffolk, and a six -string concert guitar built by Gary Southwell in Lincolnshire and made from 5000 year old bog oak.

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Events In March To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

52nd Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Opens In Beverley
March 3, 2017

This month will see more family events to accompany the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Treasure House in Beverley running until 22 April, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017, in which East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a Principal Partner.

On Saturday 11 March, the Treasure House will host ‘Crazy Cardboard Critters’ from 10am until 3pm.

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THE HEIGHT OF THE REEDS : Even A Bridge Can Make Music

THE HEIGHT OF THE REEDS : Even A Bridge Can Make Music
March 1, 2017

The Height of the Reeds is a major new sound installation by Opera North for the iconic Humber Bridge, running 1 – 30 April 2017 as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Tickets are now available.

The installation is an adventure in sound featuring the Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North; an original piece of music heard through headphones during a walk across the bridge, alongside the resonances of the bridge and its weather and traffic.

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Additional Opening Times Added For Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Additional Opening Times Added For Wildlife Photographer of the Year
February 28, 2017

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Treasure House in Beverley – is proving so popular that is to be opened additionally on three Sundays in March.

A first major event as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, the free exhibition is currently open Mondays to Saturdays in the Treasure House until 22 April, and features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.

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Pride In Hull Takes You Through The Decades

Pride In Hull Takes You Through The Decades
February 28, 2017

The LGBT+ community in Hull are being invited to contribute towards Pride in Hull by sending in photographs for an exhibition which celebrates the 2017 theme – Through the Decades.

The exhibition, A Moment in Time, is one of many events Pride in Hull, in partnership with Hull UK City of Culture 2017, have planned to take the community on a journey exploring how life has changed for the LGBT+ community in Hull.

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Scale Lane Bridge To Be Transformed Into Giant Musical Instrument

Scale Lane Bridge To Be Transformed Into Giant Musical Instrument
February 24, 2017

The people of Hull are being invited to become sound explorers as part of a project that will see Scale Lane Bridge transformed into a giant musical instrument for Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Funded by Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund, Playing the Bridge is series of workshops, performances and installations that draws on the Indonesian gamelan tradition that creates music by striking tuned metalwork.

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Young People Of Hessle Road Through The Decades Celebrated

Young People Of Hessle Road Through The Decades Celebrated
February 21, 2017

A project which has brought the heart of Hull’s old fishing community together will culminate with a free dance and drama production this month as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

The young people of Hessle Road Network present a performance of 1940s-Now, as part of Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, which is being delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund.

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Thousands Of People Go Really Really Wild At The Treasure House

Thousands Of People Go Really Really Wild At The Treasure House
February 21, 2017

Staff at the Treasure House in Beverley are celebrating the success of the Really Really Wild Day.

A stunning total of 2500 people visited the event, which featured Ben Shires from CBBC; a chance to see and interact with a polar bear; handle and learn about a range of animals; and be entertained by Professor Bumble the Badger and Headmistress Miss Nutella Nutkins of the Acorn Academy with their little gyspy cart.

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Hull 2017 Backs Exhibition Showcasing Work Of People With Dementia

HULL : Everyone Invited To Hull 2017 Opener Made In Hull
February 21, 2017

A free exhibition taking you on a journey seen through the eyes of people with dementia and those who support them goes on display tomorrow (Wednesday 22 February) as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

The exhibition, Hull, We Made it, We Did is part of The Butterfly Effect, one of 60 projects to receive funding through the Hull 2017 Creative Communities Programme, which is being delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund.

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Exhibition Celebrating Hull’s Female Artists Launches 3 March 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Gets Off To An Impressive Start
February 20, 2017

A free exhibition which celebrates Hull’s creative women is launching next week at Kingston Art Group Gallery as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

The Female Gaze is one of 60 projects funded by Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund. It is also a highlight of WOW – Woman of the World – Hull, a festival celebrating gender equality.

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