ARTWAVES – Paint Out On The Harbour

ARTWAVES - Paint Out On The Harbour
Mar 22, 2019

ArtWaves has announced the return of the Open Air Painting Competition ‘Paint Out’ as part of the 2019 Festival offering in June 2019.

Paint Out encourages artists to brave the elements of the East Yorkshire Coast and put their plein air painting skills to the test for the chance of winning a £200 prize at the festival.

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Formal Identification Released Of Body Recovered From Humber

Libby Squire: From High Wycombe to Hull
Mar 21, 2019

Following the recovery of a woman’s body yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 20 March) from the Humber Estuary, Detective Superintendent Martin Smalley has issued the following: “A post-mortem examination commenced this afternoon and is continuing to be carried out this evening, however formal identification has now taken place and we can confirm the body recovered is that of missing woman Libby Squire. “Libby’s family have been informed and are receiving support from specially…

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Hymers College Appoint New Headmaster To Lead Them Into New Era

Hymers College Appoint New Headmaster To Lead Them Into New Era
Mar 21, 2019

Hymers College has appointed a new Headmaster to take one of the leading private schools in the North of England into a new era.

Justin Stanley joins Hymers from Hereford Cathedral School where he is Deputy Headmaster (Academic). He will take up the reins at the Hull co-educational day school at the beginning of the new school year in September.

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Composer Gavin Bryars Comes Home For University Of Hull Performance

Composer Gavin Bryars Comes Home For University Of Hull Performace
Mar 20, 2019

Acclaimed composer Gavin Bryars and his Ensemble will be joined by singer and songwriter Gavin Friday for a performance of Nothing Like the Sun, Bryars’ commission for Opera North and the Royal Shakespeare Company, at the University of Hull’s Middleton Hall on 4 April.

The haunting, dramatic piece for chamber group and voices weaves Bryars’ music through eight of Shakespeare’s sonnets. The performers include Bryars himself on double bass, tenor John Potter, and American soprano Claron McFadden.

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Burton Constable Foundation Get Backing Of National Lottery

Burton Constable Foundatio Get Backing Of National Lottery
Mar 15, 2019

The Burton Constable Foundation has received support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to increase its organisation resilience and sustainability.

Thanks to National Lottery players, the project aims to secure the future of Burton Constable by reviewing the effectiveness of the organisation, building capacity through adopting new ways of working, testing out ideas, increasing the skills of staff, volunteers and trustees and becoming more financially sustainable.

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Rural Company Sees Business Transformed With Superfast Broadband

How Superfast Broadband Transformed Rural Company
Mar 13, 2019

A rural company from Yorkshire says superfast broadband has transformed their business.

Cambrian Granite, which specializes in providing granite and quartz work surfaces to customers all over the UK, often found their systems crashing because a customer had sent them a file that was too big for their bandwidth to cope with.

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Award Winning Sky Arts Artist Joins Festival Lineup

Award Winning Sky Arts Artist Joins Festival Lineup
Mar 7, 2019

In advance of the full programme release in early April, the ArtWaves Festival has today announced a special workshop by award-winning artist Richard Allen, as part of the fifth annual event taking place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2019.

ArtWaves is a vibrant festival of traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art allowing artists from beginners to experts to try something different or master a skill in this year’s exciting programme of workshops, demonstrations, talks, exhibits and more.

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Exploring The Future Of Planet Earth Through Art At The Ferens

Exploring The Future Of Planet Earth Through Art At The Ferens
Mar 4, 2019

A new touring exhibition will open at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull on Saturday 4 May.

Is This Planet Earth? features curious life-forms and strange landscapes created by nine artists. In their sculptures, paintings, sound-art, performance art and videos, every colour and sensation is heightened – and it is all a bit sci-fi.

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Big Malarkey Festival Announce First Names For 2019

Big Malarkey Festival Announce First Names For 2019
Feb 20, 2019

The first names for this year’s Big Malarkey Festival, Hull’s annual children’s literature festival, have been announced.

The announcement follows the festival securing funding from Arts Council England and James Reckitt Library Trust, meaning the festival will return for at least the next two years.

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