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.
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.
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.
The Viewfinder Photographic Society’s (VPS) annual exhibition gets underway once again in October in a newly refurbished Skidby Village Hall after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the event back in 2020.
Beverley Westwood has been used as farmland since the 11th century and has been managed by the pasture masters since 1836 when the Beverley Pasture Act confirmed for the freemen of Beverley the right to administer the pastures and bye-laws.
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.
The team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens have announced that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition on loan from the Natural History Museum, which was rescheduled for Spring 2021, has been postponed again, and will now be on view in 2022.
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.
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.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens is to host the 56th edition of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in 2021.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features 100 awe-inspiring images, featuring exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.