Hymers College has appointed a new Headmaster to take one of the leading private schools in the North of England into a new era.
Justin Stanley joins Hymers from Hereford Cathedral School where he is Deputy Headmaster (Academic). He will take up the reins at the Hull co-educational day school at the beginning of the new school year in September.
Acclaimed composer Gavin Bryars and his Ensemble will be joined by singer and songwriter Gavin Friday for a performance of Nothing Like the Sun, Bryars’ commission for Opera North and the Royal Shakespeare Company, at the University of Hull’s Middleton Hall on 4 April.
The haunting, dramatic piece for chamber group and voices weaves Bryars’ music through eight of Shakespeare’s sonnets. The performers include Bryars himself on double bass, tenor John Potter, and American soprano Claron McFadden.
The team at The Promotion Company based in Hull is busy planning its annual event, Promote and Prosper which takes place on Thursday 28 February, in the Canham Turner Building at The University of Hull.
The event gets bigger and better each year, supported by the industry’s top promotional product and branded clothing suppliers who display over 2000 items, plus seminars with a difference.
Hull and East Riding students will be rolling up their sleeves as they get the chance to experience many of the different roles the NHS has to offer in the fourth annual ‘A Day in the Life of the NHS’ event at Hull Royal Infirmary on 12 and 13 November.
The interactive learning event brought together by health and education organisations from across Hull and East Yorkshire, will open up with an address from Commonwealth boxing champion Tommy Coyle.
A pop-up theatre production, ‘The Memory Project’ will be touring East Riding libraries in November.
Smashing Mirrors Theatre will bring a touching and emotional new show to Beverley and also six other venues. Based on interviews with real East Yorkshire families. It is looking at the difficult, trying, yet often hilarious journey through dementia.
The first junior football game to implement smoke-free sidelines will kick off the season on Sunday with an aim to promote healthy lifestyles and reduce chances for children to see adults smoking.
Smoke-free sidelines launched in June, as a joint initiative between Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Hull & District Youth Football League, East Riding Girls League, Active Humber University of Hull, Tigers Trust and East Riding County Football Association.