Just days after Banksy’s artwork on a permanently raised Hull bridge brought widespread media attention to the city, one of the UK’s leading street artist duos has created a stunning mural of the city’s heritage and history at another significant landmark.
Unbeknown to most, the Nomad Clan – an internationally-acclaimed street-art muralist duo who create their work with spray paints, have spent the past week creating a homage to the history and heritage of East Hull – at the home of Hull Kingston Rovers.
Fans of the Harry Potter series can dust off their wands or take a trip down Diagon Alley to get a new one!
East Riding Libraries, in conjunction with Bloomsbury Children’s Books, are delighted to announce that the most magical night of the year, Harry Potter Book Night is returning to Beverley on Thursday 1 February from 6PM till 7PM.
Beverley chef John Robinson likes his food to do the talking and this month it has a very festive story to tell.
John, who runs Whites in North Bar Without, Beverley, specialises in offering surprise tasting menus; a concept that has proved so popular it has won national acclaim from food critics like Jay Rayner and has made Whites the only restaurant in the town to feature in the Good Food Guide.
The last round of the British Truck Racing Championship was held last weekend on 4th and 5th of November around the famous Brands Hatch Indy Circuit in Kent, with Brough racer Terry Gibbon taking the helm of the T-Sport Racing MAN.
With a record number of visitors through the gate, more than 150 show trucks and 30 race trucks, the last truck race of the year was all set to be a real cracker!
News that East Riding of Yorkshire council have extended the consultation period over plans to remove wardens from sheltered housing has been welcomed by campaigners.
George McManus from the Labour Party in Beverley and LimDem Cllr Denis Healy, who represents Beverley St Mary’s Ward have backed the authorities plans to extend the period of consultation till 15 December.
An exciting new exhibition that uses the unique medium of prosthetics to create highly stylised art pieces is being brought to the city by Artlink as part of Square Peg, a diversity and disability arts programme funded by Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and backed by its Principal Partner Spirit of 2012.
Working in collaboration with The Alternative Limb Project, Fly Girl Films, Kelly Knox and Omkaar Kotedia, Centre of Attention will showcase cutting edge prosthetic limbs, film, and photography. It opens on Friday 3 November and will be on display every weekend through the month at Hull’s Princes Quay until Sunday 26 November.
A song celebrating Hull’s culture, history and talent is being released with the help of hundreds of schoolchildren and a few famous faces.
The project, Song for Hull, has brought together talented young singers from across the city to perform with stars Jonathan Ansell, The Garnett Family and rapper NB on the record marking Hull’s historic year as City of Culture.
The installation of Hull’s newest bespoke sculpture Solar Gate has begun. The 10 metre tall stainless steel structure was brought in to the city centre yesterday evening for the start of an installation process that will take a team of specialists a number of weeks to complete.
A flat-bed lorry with police escort and two cranes were used to bring the sculpture into the gardens and manoeuvre it into place. Now secure, work can begin to bring the piece of art to life.
The Museum Quarter Gardens and the Hull & East Riding Museum will be transformed into a prehistoric world, complete with a whole host of characters from the region’s ancient past on Saturday 22 July.
From the Stone Age to the Roman Invasion, our region was the home to a rich and diverse range of peoples and cultures whom shaped the landscape of East Yorkshire and left behind many fascinating and intriguing objects, artefacts and treasures which are now homed at the Hull & East Riding Museum.
Following the success of the Extraordinary Orchard Park Parade last Saturday – which saw over 1,000 people take to the estate to witness a From Air Land and Sea, Tales of the Nautical North themed procession – St Stephens is bringing a flavour of the parade to the city centre this Saturday.
The Extraordinary Orchard Park Parade was funded by Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, which is being delivered in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund. Now St Stephens, one of Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s Business Club Partners, has provided additional funding to showcase the hard work of Orchard Park residents further.
Graham Stuart MP has received a welcome boost to his campaign for the EU to scrap its new regulation which prohibits the Holderness onshore fishermen from landing Sea Bass.
Graham met onshore fisherman Shaun Wingham and his wife Penny in Withernsea recently to hear about the impact of the new EU regulation which prohibits them from landing Sea Bass. Shaun and his colleagues fish using a net that is stretched out along the beach at low tide, allowing the catch to be brought in when the tide retreats again. Sea Bass is the most valuable part of their haul.
The Winmau World Masters darts championship is returning to Bridlington Spa this September featuring some of the world’s top darts players.
Taking place between Monday 25 September and Thursday 28 September, the tournament is scheduled to follow immediately after the British Darts Organisation Open Championship; meaning an extended stay in the town for players and spectators.
Start4Life, Public Health England’s marketing programme that helps parents-to-be and parents to adopt healthy behaviours, has launched a new interactive ‘Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend’ (BFF) to guide new mums thorough their first weeks of breastfeeding and help them breastfeed successfully by providing personal support for mothers at any time of the day.
Through one-to-one messaging and push notifications, the Start4Life BFF gives mums 24/7 access to expert NHS advice in a friendly, accessible way.
Look Up is a year-long programme of temporary artworks commissioned by Hull UK City of Culture 2017, specifically made for Hull’s public spaces and places, co-curated by Andrew Knight and Hazel Colquhoun.
Hull 2017 is co-commissioning a number of Look Up artworks in partnership with The Deep. Each artwork will be very different, and will take place within different seasons of the Hull 2017 programme.