A public talk at the Treasure House in Beverley on Tuesday 13 February will offer a new perspective on the lives of those caught up in the convict system in the 19th century.
The talk by Dr Helen Johnston will discuss the rise of long-term imprisonment in England, in the aftermath of the end of transportation to Australia, through the establishment of the convict prison system during the mid-1850’s.
The Treasure House in Beverley has unveiled its exciting and varied programme of events and exhibitions for 2018.
Although the highlight of 2018 will be the 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition from 14 July to 8 September, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced a full programme of events at the popular venue for the next year.
Visitors are enjoying the current exhibition at the Treasure House in Beverley, called Humber Estuary: Changing Views. “A great mix of social and geographical history and art” “brings back memories” and “captures the spirit of the Humber” are just a few comments that visitors have made.
Staff at East Riding Archives and Local Studies based at the Treasure House in Beverley are celebrating the news that the service has been awarded Accredited Status.
Accredited Archive Services ensure the long-term collection, preservation and accessibility of the country’s archive heritage. Accreditation is the UK quality standard which recognises good performance in all areas of the delivery of archive services.
There are only two weeks left to visit the colossal artwork by Gary Saunt – ‘A Cultural Pilgrimage from Beverley to Hull’ – on display free of charge at the Treasure House in Beverley until Saturday, 2 December.
The huge digital painting – measuring over 20 metres in length – has been produced to celebrate the transformational impact of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 on Hull and the East Riding.