The Viewfinder Photographic Society’s (VPS) annual exhibition gets underway once again in October in a newly refurbished Skidby Village Hall after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the event back in 2020.
Hull historian, author and photographer Dr Alec Gill MBE has gifted his extensive research – representing 50-years of documenting the city’s Hessle Road Fishing culture – to Hull History Centre.
Almost one hundred large box files, containing tens of thousands of pages, have been deposited at the archive in Hull.
Beverley Westwood has been used as farmland since the 11th century and has been managed by the pasture masters since 1836 when the Beverley Pasture Act confirmed for the freemen of Beverley the right to administer the pastures and bye-laws.
Would you like the opportunity to try out a new hobby, learn a new skill or expand your knowledge completely for free and with no commitment?
This September you can do just that. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Adult Learning and Employability team are back with another ‘Try Month’, bringing you the opportunity to try out as many different courses as you like, in one of our centres or online.
A new exhibition celebrating Hull’s LGBTQ+ history opens at Ferens Art Gallery this Saturday, August 14.
Hull Museums and Ferens Art Gallery have been working in partnership with local LGBTQ+ community groups to identify untold narratives in this community-led retelling of Hull’s LGBTQ+ history.
Photographers from around the region are invited to submit their best photos as bus company East Yorkshire launches its popular photographic competition.
After a lockdown-induced hiatus during 2020, entries are now open for the free-to-enter annual competition, which is looking for the best East Yorkshire bus-themed pictures.
The team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens have announced that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition on loan from the Natural History Museum, which was rescheduled for Spring 2021, has been postponed again, and will now be on view in 2022.
Hundreds of talented young artists will be showcased this weekend at the Ferens Junior Open.
The annual Junior Open, taking place online for the first time, launches on Friday 12 February on the Humber Museums Partnership website.
The popular Elwell Trail, which consisted of 22 reproductions of paintings by Fred or Mary Elwell displayed on external walls in various locations in or near Beverley town centre, has been extended by adding 6 new works. These include three by Mary Elwell, two by Fred Elwell and one by Fred’s nephew Ken Elwell.
An East Yorkshire musician has come out of retirement to write and record a lockdown-themed Christmas song to generate some light-hearted festive fun.
Grandfather John Dawson, from Cowden, near Hornsea, was a familiar face on the local music circuit for almost five decades as he performed to packed audiences at hundreds of pubs and clubs with his sixties covers band, Chapter Four, from the late 1960s.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens is to host the 56th edition of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in 2021.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features 100 awe-inspiring images, featuring exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.
Local canine and equine photographer Jess Wealleans has been named Pet Photographer of the Year at the 2020 MPA International Awards.
Submitting 16 photographs into the awards, all of Jess’ images made it through to the final round of judging.
Saturday, 19 September will see the opening of a major touring exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery – the Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition.
The exhibition features the 100 best photographs from across the globe as selected by the RPS, one of the world’s oldest photography associations.
There is only a short time left to see the two exhibitions which are currently appearing at Beverley Art Gallery. Both exhibitions will close on Saturday, 5 September.
‘Journey Into Abstraction’ is a retrospective exhibition of the contemporary British artist John Sprakes, whose career spans over 60 years of painting and shows.
In celebration of World Photo Day, Yorkshire Water has launched a photo competition that aims to celebrate all the reasons that people love Yorkshire.
The competition runs from 19 August – 31 August and will be judged by photographer and previous employee of the water company, Ian Beesley.
Lightroom mobile presets give you an opportunity to create creative and professional looking photos that you took just with your mobile phone.
As mobile phones get better and better quality photos, Lightroom presets are able to create better results. It’s not a secret that all professional photographers edit their images before sending them to the clients. Now, you can edit your own photos and in a way that you love.
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.
ArtWaves 2020 is proud to release the second wave of workshops for the 2020 festival, taking place on the weekend of 30-31 May 2020, with the Fringe event being staged from Monday 25 – Friday, 29 May 2020.
Workshops will span the week fringe of ArtWaves and across the festival weekend, bringing the return of festival favourites and new additions to the Yorkshire coast.