East Yorkshire To Welcome A Feast Of Classical Music In Beverley

East Yorkshire To Welcome A Feast Of Classical Music In Beverley
September 20, 2022

The thirtieth Beverley Chamber Music Festival will bring music to East Yorkshire next week. There will be a bumper anniversary programme bringing internationally acclaimed performers to the East Riding.

A gala of two-piano music will be presented by Martin Roscoe in his final concert as joint Co-Artistic Director with long-time collaborator Peter Donohoe – who played at the first-ever BCMF in 1993. 

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Skidby Mill Art Competition Winners Announced

Skidby Mill Art Competition Winners Announced
December 4, 2021

Skidby Windmill is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, East Riding children and young people were invited to enter a competition to draw or create an original image of the landscape, buildings and area around the mill.

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Viola Trust Calendar Commemorates 40 Years Since The Falklands War

Viola Trust Calendar Commemorates 40 Years Since The Falklands War
November 27, 2021

Trustees behind a drive to bring the world’s oldest remaining steam trawler back to its home in Hull are commemorating another episode in the city’s proud nautical heritage as part of their campaign.

The Viola Trust has commissioned “Hull Task Force”, a 2022 calendar that features paintings by Holderness-based artist Larry Malkin of the nine ships from the city which set sail for the Falklands War almost 40 years ago.

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Remembrance Day Parade Cancelled For 2020

Remembrance Day Parade Cancelled For 2020
November 5, 2020

The Remembrance Day Parade, due to take place on Sunday 8 November, has been cancelled.

The event is unable to take place in its usual format due to the Covid-19 lockdown, however, Hull City Council is working with the Royal British Legion to ensure that the millions who lost their lives in the First World War and subsequent conflicts are honoured.

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The Work Of Paul Clifford Showcased In New Online Exhibition

The Work Of Paul Clifford Showcased In New Online Exhibition
June 10, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery’s new online exhibition called Legacy shows the mixed media artwork of Paul Clifford, a British multi-media artist and academic who has developed his career in the UK and internationally.

Paul’s work is inspired by the First World War memories of his father, who served in Egypt as part of the East Riding Yeomanry regiment.

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Enjoy East Riding Museums Online During Lockdown

Enjoy East Riding Museums Online During Lockdown
April 20, 2020

East Riding Museums may be closed at the moment, but there are still ways to enjoy their unique and fascinating collections.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s new website, Active East Riding, launched last week with ideas for things people can do, learn from, and take part in whilst at home, and is highlighting Museums Online.

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The Greenwood Centre And Memories Of Greenwood Ave

The Greenwood Centre And Memories Of Greenwood Ave
April 16, 2020

Residents of Greenwood Avenue, North Hull and Orchard Park, are asked to come forward with memories of the area as the former rent office is being refurbished to create a community hub for everyone living in HU6, to learn, meet and train.

The Greenwood Centre has long been an ambition of North Hull based charity, Unity in Community, which last year finally got the go-ahead and funds to start work on the refurbishment after a number of years, in the pipeline.

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Barratt Homes’ Poppy Fields Development Honours Hull’s Hero’s

Barratt Homes’ Poppy Fields Development Honours Hull’s Hero’s
November 5, 2019

Five-star housebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East, continues to honour Hull’s war hero’s this Remembrance Sunday at its aptly named, Poppy Fields development in Cottingham. 

To mark Remembrance Sunday, Barratt Homes is supporting the Hull branch of The Royal British Legion with a £1,000 donation to assist the charity in providing lifelong support to serving and ex-serving personnel and their families in the Hull region.

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Viola Campaign To Benefit From Calendar Of Famous Ships

Viola Campaign To Benefit From Calendar Of Famous Ships
October 28, 2019

Trustees behind a campaign to bring the world’s oldest remaining steam trawler back to its home in Hull will be crossing off the days after taking delivery of a commemorative calendar and revealing the ship could be back next summer.

The Viola Trust unveiled the “Homeward Bound” calendar to sponsors at a special launch event held at 1884 Wine & Tapas Bar.

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Murder Day Is Coming To Beverley

Murder Day Is Coming To Beverley
September 4, 2019

The East Riding Festival of Words presents a Murder Day on Saturday, 19 October at Beverley Memorial Hall.

There will be an array of crime authors, put together by the Murder Squad, including Cath Staincliffe, and an expert panel of bestselling authors: Margaret Murphy, Helen Pepper, and Ann Cleeves.

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Beverley Chamber Music Festival To Welcome UK’s Brightest Stars

Beverley Chamber Music Festival To Welcome UK's Brightest Stars
July 18, 2019

The brightest stars of the UK’s classical music scene are preparing to visit Beverley for the 2019 Beverley Chamber Music Festival.

Running 25th – 28th September, the festival welcomes two former winners of BBC Young Musician of the Year, violinist Jennifer Pike and cellist Laura van der Heijden, as well as the renowned Brodsky Quartet, to join its Co-Artistic Directors, pianists Martin Roscoe and Libby Burgess.

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First World War Collection On Display To Mark Centenary Of The Armistice

First World War Collection On Display To Mark Centenary Of The Armistice
November 11, 2018

To commemorate the centenary of the Armistice on 11 November 1918, which brought an end to the First World War, Hull Museums and the Hull History Centre are showcasing archives and collections relating to the conflict.

The incredible archive includes photographs, first-person accounts of the war and one of the ceramic poppies that appeared in last year’s Weeping Willow display outside the Maritime Museum.

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