Memory Museum Offers Unique Insight Into Beverley’s History

Memory Museum Offers Unique Insight Into Beverley's History
March 4, 2022

Beverley Guildhall is hosting the first outing of a ‘Popup Memory Museum’ showing audio-visual presentations aimed at stimulating people’s memories of Beverley, and starting with a specially-created video of ‘Memories of Hodgson’s Tannery’.

The first memory museum will be on show to the public until July. The short film gives people a chance to relive the history of the town in a very different way. 

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New Events At Beverley Guildhall

New Events At Beverley Guildhall
November 2, 2021

There will be two new events running at Beverley Guildhall over the winter months.

A new exhibition, ‘Views of Beverley’, opening on 3 November, uses 19th-century art from the Beverley Art Gallery collection to create a visual presentation of the Victorian town.

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Free Artist Talks At Beverley Guildhall And Sewerby Hall And Gardens

Free Artist Talks At Beverley Guildhall And Sewerby Hall And Gardens
July 29, 2021

The East Riding Visual Arts Uplift is proud to announce two free talks by commissioned artists, Ian Kirkpatrick and Juliette Losq.

Following a hugely successful open call to artists, both nationally and internationally, the Visual Arts Uplift commissioned two artworks, ‘Beverlac’ by artist Ian Kirkpatrick, currently on display in Beverley Guildhall, and ‘Umbraculum’ by artist Juliette Losq, being exhibited at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.

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Civic Society Book Lifts Lid On Regions Foods, Feasts and Festivals

Civic Society Book Lifts Lid On Regions Foods, Feasts and Festivals
July 14, 2021

Foods, Feasts and Festivals: Beverley and the East Riding, is the latest book from Beverley Civic Society available to buy.

 The three sections of its title describe how the great family of the Percy earls of Northumberland, and their household of 160 men, ate in the early years of the Tudor kings, and where the food and drink came from, and even how much it cost.

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What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends

What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends
December 1, 2020

Following the latest government announcement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced how East Riding Museums and East Riding Libraries will operate from Wednesday, 2 December, under Tier 3 restrictions.

East Riding Museums: Beverley Art Gallery, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, and Goole Museum will remain closed.

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Beverlac Comes To The Treasure House In Beverley

Beverlac Comes To The Treasure House In Beverley
October 23, 2020

The Treasure House, Beverley is proud to launch its newest contemporary art installation by Canadian artist, Ian Kirkpatrick. This commission is part of the East Riding Visual Art Uplift, a commitment to showcasing and integrating contemporary art into the region.

Following an extremely well-received open call for submissions, Ian was selected, thanks to his unique and vibrant style, to bring a contemporary twist to the region in the form of ‘Beverlac’.

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Updated Creative Families Awards Launched In East Riding Museums

Updated Creative Families Awards Launched In East Riding Museums
September 6, 2020

Young visitors to any one of the East Riding Museums venues can take part in the newly updated Creative Families Awards.

The Awards are specially devised for Under Fives, and are a precursor to the Arts Awards:  www.artsaward.org.uk Families with young children, and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)  groups, are invited to take part.

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5 Things To Discover At East Riding Museums

5 Things To Discover At East Riding Museums
August 18, 2020

East Riding Museums are inviting visitors to take part in the ‘5 Things to Discover’ challenge.

There are five activities for families with young children to enjoy at each museum: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Treasure House, Beverley Guildhall, Skidby Windmill and Goole Museum.

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Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen

Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen
June 29, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.

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Boats, Windmills And Beverley Town – More Under 5s Activities From East Riding Museums

Boats, Windmills And Beverley Town – More Under 5s Activities From East Riding Museums
June 11, 2020

East Riding Museums have unveiled even more activities for under 5s (including babies) and their families during this period when people are having to spend more time at home.

The new suggested activities – Boats, Windmills and Beverley Town – are inspired by Goole Museum, Skidby Mill, and Beverley Guildhall and feature ideas for music and signing, craft, role play, sensory experiences, and messy play.

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