People in Beverley, Hull, East Yorkshire, North and North East Lincolnshire are being invited to share their stories about the Humber Bridge in a series of public events being held in June and July. The events are part of the Hidden Histories of the Humber Bridge Project organised by Grimsby arts-based social enterprise, the Culture House. The first event will take place this Saturday at the Fishing Heritage Centre, Grimsby,…
The Treasure House in Beverley will welcome Professor Heather Shore (Leeds Beckett University) and Dr Helen Johnston (University of Hull) for a Criminal Ancestors workshop on Saturday, 2 June, from 9:30am to 3:30pm.
There are many jobs in the world that we tend to take for granted. The people in those jobs work tirelessly in the background, often not getting the thanks that they deserve – sometimes even receiving abuse instead.
It could be said that the men and women of the nursing profession perform such a job. Without them, our hospitals and GP surgeries could not function, but we rarely acknowledge this, nor do the nurses themselves ask us to do so.
East Riding Libraries now offer ‘Reminiscence in the Community’, based on their hugely successful Reminiscence Sessions, tailored to specifically benefit residents in care homes and community settings who may be living with varying stages of dementia.
Anyone interested in learning more can come along to the launch event on Thursday, 24 May, from 2pm -4pm in the Treasure House, Beverley.
A new solo sculpture exhibition by David Sprakes will be at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House from Saturday, 5 May to Saturday, 30 June.
The free exhibition includes fifty sculptures with drawings and research. The work is inspired by landscape and east coast vistas where sculptures in bronze, aluminium, steel, marble and acrylic evoke a sense of ageing, time and weathering.
It’s now 100 years since the formation of the RAF and since that time this branch of the armed forces has become a linchpin in the defence of the realm, to such a degree that it’s impossible to imagine a world without its protection.
During both World Wars and the Cold War, the East Riding region figured prominently in RAF operations and hosted a number of airfields.
East Riding Archives have published a new book – ‘Times of Old Retold’ – with a unique collection of memories of life in the East Riding during the twentieth century.
The book has been edited by Dr Alex Ombler, and represents the conclusion of an oral history project carried out in 2017 by the Archives and Local Studies service, guided by Dr Ombler, which aimed to record and archive the everyday experiences and memories of local individuals and communities.
Beverley Theatre Company (BTC) are pleased to announce that Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple will be appearing at the Memorial Hall in their production of ‘A Murder is Announced’, an adaption of the Christie story by Leslie Darbon.
The family and friends of Mrs. Blacklock are all bemused when the weekly copy of the Chipping Cleghorn Gazette arrives with a startling announcement in the personal column – that a murder is to take place at their home, that very day at 6.30pm.