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.
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.
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.
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’