MP Visits East Riding Theatre In Wake Of Government Funding Boost

MP Visits East Riding Theatre In Wake Of Government Funding Boost
November 25, 2020

MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has paid a visit to East Riding Theatre to meet its general manager Sue Kirkman following its £72,522 Government grant.

Theatres up and down the country have largely been forced to close their doors since March, which has meant East Riding Theatre has instead focused on maintaining an active online programme of events, with the help of locally-based freelancers.

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New Lockdown Videos Launched By Beverley Art Gallery Curator

New Lockdown Videos Launched By Beverley Art Gallery Curator
November 13, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery has launched a new series of lockdown videos, which can be enjoyed whilst the gallery has to remain closed.

Presented by curator Helena Cox, the videos look at some of the paintings and items which visitors can’t normally get to see, and which are kept behind the scenes in the repository in the Treasure House.

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East Riding Theatre Awarded Cash Life Line By Government

East Riding Theatre Awarded Cash Life Line By Government
October 13, 2020

East Riding Theatre has been awarded £72,522 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

East Riding Theatre is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support.

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Hull Museums Receive £145,692 Cultural Recovery Grant

Hull Museums Receive £145,692 Cultural Recovery Grant
October 12, 2020

Hull Museums has received a £145,692 grant from the government’s Cultural Recovery Fund.

Hull Museums is one of 1,385 arts and cultural organisations that are receiving a share of £257m as part of the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund grants programme being administered by Arts Council England.

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Where’s Wally Hiding At The Treasure House From This Friday

Where’s Wally Hiding At The Treasure House From This Friday
October 8, 2020

The Treasure House welcomes families from Friday, 9 October to Saturday, 31 October for a Where’s Wally extravaganza.

Visitors will be able to have fun finding Wally lurking amongst the displays in the Treasure House Museum and Beverley Art Gallery in the Where’s Wally Spooky Museum Search. Alongside Wally will be a set of letters, spelling out a spooky word. Families are invited to go all the way and come dressed as Wally!

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New Sculpture Commissioned For The Treasure House In Beverley

New Sculpture Commissioned For The Treasure House In Beverley
August 17, 2020

The Treasure House, Beverley is proud to be unveiling the first of two contemporary art commissions as part of the East Riding Visual Art Uplift, a commitment to showcasing and integrating contemporary art into the region.

Following a hugely successful open call to artists, both nationally and internationally, it can be revealed that Canadian artist, Ian Kirkpatrick, who is currently based in London, has secured the commission to bring a contemporary twist to the Treasure House this October.

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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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