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.
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.
East Riding Archives has unveiled a new online exhibition telling the previously untold stories of local service personnel who were involved in the First World War.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
East Riding Theatre in Beverley’s autumn production Horseshoes for Hand Grenades is a new piece of writing by Richard D.
Cushing which explores the passions, hopes and struggles of a Yorkshire community trying to come to terms with the devastation of the First World War.
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.
Fifty Lives of the First World War is a new book that has been published telling local peoples stories of the first world war.
The book has been created as a result of a four-year-long project involving volunteers and East Riding Archives.
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.
There is a lot to see as the Treasure House in Beverley will launch three new free exhibitions this Saturday.
Each of the exhibitions provides a unique look at topics linked to the local community. They explore Word War I art, World War I stories and also skilled local people at work.
An information board that shows the links Beverley has with the Royal Air Force has been unveiled in Hengate Gardens.
The board charts how the first airmen took to the skies at an airfield on the Racecourse. It then tells the story of the links RAF had over the decades.
Hull will remember the millions of people who lost their lives in the First World War, and subsequent conflicts, this Sunday, on the 100th anniversary of the 1918 armistice.
Following a service of remembrance, the city will be participating in a national act to celebrate peace.
The East Riding County FA and the Royal Air Force Football went head to head at the Roy West Centre in Hull.
The match was the annual fixture of Remembrance which saw the sides compete for The Royal British Legion Cup.