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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New Cultural Programme Launches For Hull’s Museums And Art Gallery

HULL : Newly Acquired Masterpiece To Be On Display In 2017
January 7, 2017

A programme of exhibition and events hosted by Hull’s well known museums and Ferens Art Gallery has been launched to compliment the first season of the UK City of Culture 2017.

With talks by famous historians, national experts, writers and broadcasters Hull’s museums and art gallery will bring a wealth of expert knowledge to the city.

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Survey Reveals People In Hull Say City is Warm and Welcoming

Survey Reveals People In Hull Say City is Warm and Welcoming
December 8, 2016

People in Hull have said that they find Hull a warm, welcoming and friendly city, according to the latest results from the most recent Hull People’s Panel.

The People’s Panel quarterly surveys, which are run by Hull City Council, ask people who have signed up to give their opinion on a wide range of issues.

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