A Tommy’s Weapon Notes – Tales From The Treasure House

A Tommy's Weapon Notes - Tales From The Treasure House
May 15, 2017

With over 17 million dead, and 20 million wounded; the scale of the tragedy created by the First World War is perhaps indescribable.

It is hardly surprising that portrayals of this conflict are almost always affected by the sadness and emotion that follows with such an enormous loss of life – and rightly so.

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Private Collection Of Neo-Romantic Art Goes On Display At Beverley Art Gallery

Private Collection Of Neo-Romantic Art Goes On Display At Beverley Art Gallery
May 3, 2017

Over fifty works from the private collection of Nicholas and Frances McDowall will go at on display at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House on Saturday, 6 May.

The exhibition will include engravings by William Blake and Samuel Palmer – the 19th century father figures of the neo-romantic movement – and feature works by leading 20th century artists including Michael Ayrton, Edward Bawden, John Piper and Graham Sutherland.

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Last Chance To Visit Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Last Chance To Visit Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
April 13, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding residents that the hugely popular free exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, closes on Saturday, 22 April.

The touring exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House has been open since 10 February, but its ten-week run in the East Riding comes to an end at 4pm on Saturday 22 April.

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Times Of Old : Retold – A New Oral History Project In The East Riding

Tales From The Treasure House - February Fevers
April 11, 2017

East Riding Archives, at the Treasure House in Beverley, are taking steps to ensure that memories of bygone times in the region are recorded for posterity in a new oral history project – ‘Times of Old: Re-Told’.

Archives staff are appealing for volunteers to come forward and give interviews about their past experiences of living in East Yorkshire, under one or any of the following themes.

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Tales From The Treasure House – Preserving Collections From The Past

Tales From The Treasure House - Preserving Collections From The Past
April 7, 2017

Some truly magnificent historic collections of items from bygone times are built up by antiquarians, but unfortunately they are all too easily lost, destroyed or split up and sold if the collector loses interest or dies.

Staff at the East Riding Archives at the Treasure House in Beverley come across this problem all the time, and it’s such a shame that precious parts of local history never have the chance of being preserved for the community.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Now Open Every Sunday

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition In Beverley Now Open Every Sunday
March 23, 2017

The continuing popularity of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Treasure House in Beverley means that East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced today that the free exhibition will now be open every Sunday for the remainder of its run.

The exhibition closes on Saturday 22 April, so the final Sunday opening will be Easter Sunday (16 April).

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Talks And Workshops To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Talks And Workshops To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
March 9, 2017

A programme of talks and photography workshops has been announced to accompany the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition running at the Treasure House in Beverley until 22 April, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017, in which East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a Principal Partner.

Tuesday 21 March will see a talk by award-winning wildlife photographer George Stoyle (current winner of the British Wildlife Photography Award) at the Treasure House, at 6.30pm : ‘Photography in Conservation and Environmental Research’.

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Events In March To Accompany The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

52nd Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Opens In Beverley
March 3, 2017

This month will see more family events to accompany the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Treasure House in Beverley running until 22 April, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017, in which East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a Principal Partner.

On Saturday 11 March, the Treasure House will host ‘Crazy Cardboard Critters’ from 10am until 3pm.

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Additional Opening Times Added For Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Additional Opening Times Added For Wildlife Photographer of the Year
February 28, 2017

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Treasure House in Beverley – is proving so popular that is to be opened additionally on three Sundays in March.

A first major event as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, the free exhibition is currently open Mondays to Saturdays in the Treasure House until 22 April, and features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.

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Thousands Of People Go Really Really Wild At The Treasure House

Thousands Of People Go Really Really Wild At The Treasure House
February 21, 2017

Staff at the Treasure House in Beverley are celebrating the success of the Really Really Wild Day.

A stunning total of 2500 people visited the event, which featured Ben Shires from CBBC; a chance to see and interact with a polar bear; handle and learn about a range of animals; and be entertained by Professor Bumble the Badger and Headmistress Miss Nutella Nutkins of the Acorn Academy with their little gyspy cart.

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The Really, Really Wild Day At The Treasure House, With Ben Shires

The Really, Really Wild Day At The Treasure House, With Ben Shires
February 14, 2017

The Really Really Wild Day on Saturday 18 February at the Treasure House, Beverley, from 10am to 3pm, will be a free fun day for all ages at the start of the school half-term holiday.

It will be a chance to visit the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in Beverley Art Gallery, and see a great deal more besides, and will include a guest appearance from CBBC presenter Ben Shires (presenter of Officially Amazing), from Beverley, who will give talks and entertain visitors with true tales about some amazing and remarkable animals from around the world.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year – Events Programme Announced

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year - Events Programme Announced
February 8, 2017

To accompany the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017 (in which East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a Principal Partner), an exciting events programme has just been launched.

Staff at the Treasure House in Beverley have organised a range of fun family events, fascinating talks and captivating workshops to support this free, world-renowned exhibition.

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