Anybody who recently enjoyed Gordon Meredith’s new play at East Riding Theatre, ‘Paint the Town Fred’, all about Beverley’s most famous artists, Fred and Mary Elwell, can go and see the unrivalled collection of paintings by both artists on display at Beverley Art Gallery, located in the Treasure House in Champney Road.
After four and a half years at Beverley Art Gallery, curator Helena Cox will be leaving in January to take on a new role as Art Curator at the University of York.
A celebration is being held in Beverley Minster on Sunday 12 September to mark the opening of an exhibition to highlight the Minster’s historic role in providing sanctuary and relating that to what sanctuary means for people today.
The exhibition and associated digital and print content explore the real stories of sanctuary seekers past and present and includes moving modern testimonies as well as dramatised historical accounts.
Beverley Art Gallery continues to be an excellent resource for students and those looking for a career in the museums sector, and its collaboration with the University of York is now coming to fruition.
An important milestone in Bishop Burton College’s development was marked last week by the launch of its new Centre for Precision Agriculture, which was officially opened by Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness.
Beverley Art Gallery curator Helena Cox recently took part in a Museology panel held at the University of York.
Together with Maria McIntok, curator at the Design Museum in London, the panel discussed the various career paths into the museum sector, and the many different types of institutions that students can work at in the future.
The team at Beverley Art Gallery are excited to welcome four students on a digital placement from the University of York’s ‘Curating and Art History’ undergraduate course.
Students would normally spend their time at the gallery as part of the placements. However, as a result of the current lockdown, this is not possible.
Oftentimes, students want to study in a foreign country. Commonly, these are youngsters from slow-developing countries whose economic and social levels are poor.
Young people want to receive the best education to enhance their chances for successful careers and lives. One of the targets is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
East Riding College held a groundbreaking event on 19 October at its Flemingate campus in Beverley as part of its celebration of Colleges Week 2020.
The symbolic groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of work on the construction of a new Institute of Technology at the College’s Beverley campus. It is part of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology, one of only 12 such institutes across the country.
A near £2million investment in new facilities and technologies will be used to develop high-level agricultural skills training and help tackle climate change.
The funding has been awarded to Bishop Burton College by the Department for Education (DfE) as part of the Institutes of Technology initiative.
Bishop Burton College will become a new centre of excellence for high levels skills training in the region following a multi-million-pound investment.
The college will work with seven other further education colleges and two universities to develop the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT).
A new talk will be held at the Treasure House in Beverley this month entitled ‘Before The Eyes of God’: Hidden Stories of the Medieval Archbishops of York.
On Tuesday 14 March at 6.30pm visit the Treasure House for a fascinating glimpse into medieval Yorkshire life, as our guest speaker explores the registers of the Archbishops of York.
An NHS trust is to enhance its growing reputation as a centre of clinical research by holding a conference involving some of the leading experts in UK healthcare research.
Humber NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health, community and GP services in Hull, East Riding and Whitby, will stage the free event in May.
2017 marks the coming of age of the much loved Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival, (Friday 26 – Monday 29 May) as the Festival celebrates its thirty years of music-making alongside an extraordinary year for culture in the region, as Hull is 2017 City of Culture.
Initiated by the local authority, with the aim of attracting visitors to the area to discover a rich medley of history, striking architecture and music of the past, over the years the Festival has grown to be recognised as a ‘jewel in the cultural crown’
Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival (Friday 27 – Monday 30 May 2016) spans seven centuries of European music with a series of concerts celebrating the Virgin Mary
An insight into the drama, music and festive customs which entertained East Riding residents during medieval times will be uncovered at an event at the Treasure House in Beverley
Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival which runs from Wednesday 20 through till Sunday 24 May 2015 celebrates justice, liberty and the lives of some remarkable musicians
The popular programme of Treasure House talks returns this month with a host of topics from the ancient Celts and medieval drama,