Share Your Stories Of The Humber Bridge At A Series Of Public Events

Share Your Stories Of The Humber Bridge At A Series Of Public Events
June 11, 2018

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,…

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Tales From The Treasure House – A Healthy Heritage

Tales From The Treasure House - A Healthy Heritage
May 18, 2018

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.

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Reminiscence In The Community – Bringing The Past To Life For Those Living With Later Stage Dementia

Reminiscence In The Community - Bringing The Past To Life For Those Living With Later Stage Dementia
May 15, 2018

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.

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Stunning Open Bridges Film Showcase At Beverley Art Gallery

Stunning Open Bridges Film Showcase At Beverley Art Gallery
May 10, 2018

A ‘stunning and unique’ film documenting the day Hull was split in two by the Open Bridges project will be screened in the Art Gallery at Beverley’s Treasure House this month.

The 20-minute film, which is free to view and open to the public in normal gallery hours, will be on continuous loop until mid-June as part of a new display.

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Beverley Art Gallery Host New Sculpture Exhibition By David Sprakes

Beverley Art Gallery Host New Sculpture Exhibition By David Sprakes
April 30, 2018

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.

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Tales From The Treasure House – Aviation Archives

Tales From The Treasure House - Aviation Archives
April 17, 2018

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.

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East Riding Archives Hits Its 400,000th Catalogue Entry!

East Riding Archives Hits Its 400,000th Catalogue Entry!
April 12, 2018

East Riding Archives, based at the Treasure House in Beverley, started cataloguing on its collections database in January 2000 and has recently completed its 400,000th entry.

It’s taken 18 years of hard work to get there and has meant a cataloguing rate of, on average, 22, 222 documents per year.

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Times Of Old Retold In The East Riding Celebrated By New Book

Times Of Old Retold In The East Riding Celebrated By New Book
April 5, 2018

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.

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Beverley Theatre Company Present – A Murder is Announced

Beverley Theatre Company Present - A Murder is Announced
March 15, 2018

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.

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