MP Welcomes Extra Cash For East Riding Council To Support Local Services

MP Welcomes Extra Cash For East Riding Council To Support Local Services
August 6, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the news that East Riding Council has received a further £2.4 million from the Government in July, to take their total share of additional coronavirus funding to just over £21 million.

The new money comes as part of a £500 million package of un-ringfenced funding for councils up and down the country, to help them continue to deliver crucial frontline services and support those most in need.

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Launch Of Hull’s Family Summer Activity Plan

Launch Of Hull’s Family Summer Activity Plan
July 20, 2020

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.

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Skidby Historic Windmill & Museum Re-Opens To Public

Skidby Historic Windmill & Museum Re-Opens To Public
July 19, 2020

Skidby windmill which was built in 1821, and is the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again on Monday, 20 July after being closed during the lockdown.

The mill’s opening hours will remain the same as before: Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 10.00am-5.00pm, closed for lunch 12.30pm-1.00pm, last admissions at 4.15pm. These times may be subject to change.

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Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen

Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen
June 29, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.

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Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition – And You Can Get Involved

Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition - And You Can Get Involved
June 29, 2020

Pride in Hull will be celebrated this year through a new online exhibition hosted by Hull Museums, working with both Pride in Hull and Yorkshire MESMAC, and organisers want you to be part of it.

Pride in Our City will feature people’s pictures, stories, videos, and memories of the annual event as well as documenting individuals’ experiences of being part of the LGBT+ community. 

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Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery

Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery
June 25, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery – although still closed at the moment – is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of local artist Fred Elwell on Monday, 29 June.

The Gallery features the UK’s largest collection of Fred’s work. Elwell’s paintings are a permanent feature of the Edwardian ‘red’ gallery, located in the Treasure House in Beverley. The display is altered every year, with loans from both private and public collections.

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Create A Piece Of Contemporary Artwork For Beverley’s Treasure House

Active East Riding Offers Lots Of Ideas For Under Fives And Families
April 28, 2020

The Treasure House in Beverley is gearing up to house a commissioned piece of contemporary artwork, following the release of an open art call. 

The East Riding Visual Arts Uplift, working with the Humber Museums Partnership, is proud to be unveiling yet another contemporary artistic commission for interested artists to express an interest and submit their proposals.

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Thinking Of Becoming A Professional Photographer? Here’s What You Need To Know

Thinking Of Becoming A Professional Photographer? Here's What You Need To Know
March 26, 2020

There are lots of people who dream of working as a professional photographer. But while many people have a very romantic view of the life of a professional photographer, the reality is often quite different.

Of course, if you love photography, then any photography role is going to be fulfilling for you. If you want to make a living from photography, however, you have to be prepared to work for it. Here’s what you need to know going in.

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Why You Should Visit The USA For Your Next Vacation

Why You Should Visit The USA For Your Next Vacation
February 6, 2020

It is vacation time soon and you look forward to that time when you will able to relax and have a good time with your friends and family. You are not alone; we all look forward to a time like that.

Vacation time has a lot of benefits. It is a time you can use to relax and get back to work with a clear mind. When you are faced with loads of work and your body responds with the survival of flight or fight, then you know a vacation is one of the things you should do. vacation time is also a time that aids your general well-being.

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Major Refurbishment Of Skidby Windmill

Major Refurbishment Of Skidby Windmill
November 26, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is about to embark on a major refurbishment of a much loved East Riding landmark – Skidby Windmill.

The refurbishment will require the removal of all the sails and the fantail and their transportation to a traditional millwright in Norfolk where they will be stripped and carefully examined for rot and other damage and then restored to their former glory.

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Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is Embracing Contemporary Artwork

Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is Embracing Contemporary Artwork
November 18, 2019

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Museums Service, working with the Humber Museums Partnership which is funded by the Arts Council, is proud to be unveiling a contemporary artistic commission for interested artists to express an interest and submit their proposals.

An artistic fee of £8,000 is on offer for the successful applicant to bring a taste of contemporary art to the iconic setting of Sewerby Hall and Gardens in summer 2020.

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Artist’s Underwater Images Explore Social And Environmental Concerns

Artist’s Underwater Images Explore Social And Environmental Concerns
November 12, 2019

In collaboration with Invisible Dust and Ferens Art Gallery, visual artist and filmmaker Estabrak presents Sea; the Remains Between, the latest in the artist’s award-winning series of underwater photographs.

Estabrak’s intriguing photographs feature natural and human-made bodies of water in East Yorkshire. People from diverse communities in Hull are portrayed submerged in water, having braved the elements to participate in the artwork.  

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Sir Thomas Lawrence’s Portrait Of William Wilberforce To Go On Display In Hull

Sir Thomas Lawrence’s Portrait Of William Wilberforce To Go On Display In Hull
September 19, 2019

Sir Thomas Lawrence’s famous portrait of William Wilberforce will be exhibited in Hull as part of a major project, COMING HOME, launched by the National Portrait Gallery.

The COMING HOME project sees the National Portrait Gallery lend 50 portraits of iconic individuals to places across the UK where they are most closely associated. This country-wide initiative will enable the Gallery to work with local museums, galleries and other venues and provide communities across the country with the opportunity to celebrate their local heroes.

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