The latest display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team opens at lunchtime on Tuesday, 12 December.
Entitled Helping Out: Friendly Societies in East Yorkshire the display looks at a wide variety of societies such as the Freemasons, Druids, United Free Gardeners, Temperance societies and the Foresters that have existed over the last 200 years or so.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.