Pioneering Photographer Karl Blossfeld To Be Showcased in Beverley

Pioneering Photographers Work To Be Displayed in Beverley
September 20, 2017

Karl Blossfeldt: Art Forms in Nature is a Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London, which presents an original portfolio of 40 photogravures from 1932. 

The photogravures were titled ‘Wundergarten der Natur’ and were edited by the artist and published in the year of his death. The exhibition gives an opportunity to see an exemplary set of Blossfeldt’s signature close-up images of plants and flora.

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Hull To Get Brand New City Tour Open Top Bus

Hull To Get Brand New City Tour Bus
June 28, 2017

Hull will soon be joining the likes of London, Edinburgh and Bath as a brand new city tour bus is announced.

The Hull Explorer will be an open top bus which will take visitors on a tour around the city centre’s most fascinating sights. Calling at the Cenotaph, Queen Victoria Square, the Wilberforce Monument, Old Town, the Museums Quarter, Hull Minster/Trinity Square, The Deep and the Marina, a tour guide will tell the story of the city, giving a fascinating insight into Hull, past and present.

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Humber Museums Partnership Launches The Humber 250 Trail

Humber Museums Partnership Launches The Humber 250 Trail
May 25, 2017

The Humber Museums Partnership, a consortium of Hull, East Riding and North Lincolnshire Museums Services, is excited to announce the launch of its latest project – The Humber 250 trail.

The Humber 250 trail takes people on a scenic journey throughout the rich landscapes of Humber region, linking 70 fascinating sites of interest ranging from Museums and Art Galleries, Historic Houses and Gardens, Industrial and Wartime Heritage and Archaeology and Architecture.

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International Hanse Day Returns To Hull’s Old Town For 2017

International Hanse Day Returns To Hull’s Old Town For 2017
May 13, 2017

12,000 people flocked to the High Street and Museums Quarter in for the 2016 event and on Saturday 13 May, the area will once again be transformed into a medieval market place.

Hanse Day celebrate’s Hull historic place in the Hanseatic Leage, an international commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and market towns.

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Sewerby Hall and Gardens Looking For 2017 Volunteers

Clock Tower Cafe At Sewerby Now Open To Visitors
March 17, 2017

Sewerby Hall and Gardens, near Bridlington, are looking for volunteers to help with three aspects of their visitor programme in 2017.

Costume Project Volunteers are needed to help to run sewing and costume- making sessions in the Orangery every Monday during the season when the house is open to the public, between Easter and the end of October.

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Yorkshire: The Best Value County In The Country?

Yorkshire: The Best Value County In The Country?
March 17, 2017

Yorkshire is known for its breath-taking views, wonderfully warming cups of tea and friendly folk, however it’s probably less known as being an excellent place to live for first time buyers and young professionals.

The beauty of Yorkshire isn’t just the greenery or the rich heritage but the beauty really lies in it being an accessible place for many people to start on the property ladder.

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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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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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New Exhibition Looking At The History Of Keldgate

New Exhibition Looking At The History Of Keldgate
February 27, 2017

A new exhibition, entitled “Keldgate”, opens at the Beverley Guildhall on Friday, 3 March.

Keldgate, the exhibition, looks at the history of this apparently unprepossessing street, which many see simply as a route from A to B, and unlocks some of the more interesting aspects of the street’s development and its many fascinating buildings.

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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 City Council Leader Publishes Budget Proposals

Council Tax Rise To Tackle Adult Social Care ‘Unfair’ On Local People
February 17, 2017

The Leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Steve Brady, is preparing to present his Budget Statement for the 2017/18 financial year.

The proposals, which will be presented to Finance & Value for Money Overview and Scrutiny (17 February) meeting, Cabinet (20 February) and Full Council (23 February), set out the suggested plan for the budget in 2017/18, the financial plan for the next three years and proposals to raise Council Tax by 1.99% to help fund Council Services plus a further 3% to help fund Adult Social Care costs in line with the additional powers to do so by the Government .

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More Than 40,000 People Flock To Ferens Art Gallery

HULL : Newly Acquired Masterpiece To Be On Display In 2017
January 29, 2017

Over 40,000 people have flocked to Ferens Art Gallery in the first two weeks of its reopening.

Since opening to the public on Friday 13 January, after its major refurbishment, the gallery has welcomed 10 times more visitors to the gallery compared to same period in 2015.

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New Activities For Under 5s At The Beverley Treasure House

New Activities For Under 5s At The Beverley Treasure House
January 17, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is inviting families with children under 5 years old to discover the new free resources at the Treasure House Museum in Beverley.

In any weather, families can have fun ‘At the Beach’ with the new interactive beach mat, natural seaside objects and sea creatures. They can also enjoy looking at seaside-themed books while sitting on ‘pebble’ cushions.

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