Tributes Paid To Son Of Viola Skipper Who Saw So Much In His 104 Years

Tributes Paid To Son Of Viola Skipper Who Saw So Much In His 104 Years
April 4, 2022

The son of a former skipper of the Viola trawler who missed out on his own nautical career after being sent by an orphanage to work on a farm has died at his home in Hull at the age of 104.

George Eric Tharratt, who was known as Eric, went from farming into pharmaceuticals and spent 46 years with Smith & Nephew. But he never lost his love of the sea and, with his daughter, Pat, made the first public donations to the campaign to bring the Viola trawler back to Hull.

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Meet Artist Lee Karen Stow In Beverley On Saturday

Meet Artist Lee Karen Stow In Beverley On Saturday
March 7, 2022

As part of the exhibition, ‘Hidden: Cold War Women’, artist Lee Karen Stow will be giving a talk in the Treasure House in Champney Road on Saturday, 12 March at 1.30pm.

The talk will be a chance to hear about Lee’s photographic travels that have revealed the unheard stories of women survivors of war and conflict from around the world, as well as close to home. This event marks this year’s International Women’s Day.

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Stunning Images Unveiled As Wildlife Photographer Heads This Way In May

Stunning Images Unveiled As Wildlife Photographer Heads This Way In May
February 9, 2022

The world-renowned exhibition, ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Saturday, 7 May, featuring exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. The exhibition will run until July.

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‘Try Month’ Set For September

'Try Month' Set For September
August 31, 2021

Would you like the opportunity to try out a new hobby, learn a new skill or expand your knowledge completely for free and with no commitment?

This September you can do just that. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Adult Learning and Employability team are back with another ‘Try Month’, bringing you the opportunity to try out as many different courses as you like, in one of our centres or online.

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Popular Elwell Trail Around Historic Beverley Extended

January 18, 2021

The popular Elwell Trail, which consisted of 22 reproductions of paintings by Fred or Mary Elwell displayed on external walls in various locations in or near Beverley town centre, has been extended by adding 6 new works. These include three by Mary Elwell, two by Fred Elwell and one by Fred’s nephew Ken Elwell.

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Santa’s Still In Lockdown – Musical Grandfather Releases Festive Single

Santa’s Still In Lockdown - Musical Grandfather Releases Festive Single
November 30, 2020

An East Yorkshire musician has come out of retirement to write and record a lockdown-themed Christmas song to generate some light-hearted festive fun.

Grandfather John Dawson, from Cowden, near Hornsea, was a familiar face on the local music circuit for almost five decades as he performed to packed audiences at hundreds of pubs and clubs with his sixties covers band, Chapter Four, from the late 1960s.

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Top Photography Exhibition To Go On Show At Beverley Art Gallery

Top Photography Exhibition To Go On Show At Beverley Art Gallery
September 14, 2020

Saturday, 19 September will see the opening of a major touring exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery – the Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition.

The exhibition features the 100 best photographs from across the globe as selected by the RPS, one of the world’s oldest photography associations.

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