A new mini display on an intriguing East Riding figure has opened at the Treasure House in Beverley.
Albert Neville Medforth (1924-2007) was the Director of the East Yorkshire Aero Company in the 1950s & 1960s, and his primary goal in life was to restart flying from the former Hedon Aerodrome, an airfield which had been in use for ten years prior to World War Two. Although ultimately unsuccessful in this venture, he did eventually found an airfield in Paull, which was open until the early-1980s.
The hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – will be back in Beverley this Saturday (14 July).
Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new 2018 exhibition until Saturday, 8 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays. During the exhibition’s run, the Treasure House will also be open on Sundays.
The hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – will be back in Beverley in July.
Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new 2018 exhibition from Saturday, 14 July to Saturday, 8 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays. During the exhibition’s run, the Treasure House will also be open on Sundays.
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.