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When Ivor met Amy Johnson - East Riding

Event Ended: 2nd September 2016

A fictitious visit by the composer and performer, Ivor Novello, in which he meets the pioneering pilot, Amy Johnson, at Sewerby Hall. The show is set in the 1930’s. Each intimate performance lasts just over an hour. This unique experience, produced by The Spa Bridlington as part of its Summer Repertory …

Fuelling Flight - Hull

Event Ended: 3rd September 2016

This exhibition celebrates Shells advertising campaigns, sponsorship and record breaking achievements in the 1930’s. The exhibition particularly focuses on the company’s endorsement of flight and women, coinciding with our festival theme. Shell provided the fuel for Amy’s record breaking solo flight to Australia in 1930.   Tuesday to Friday 9.30am …

Amy Johnson - Hull

Event Ended: 3rd September 2016

For this exhibition we have drawn on a wide range of sources, both private and public, from family archives to museum collections, to tell Amy’s remarkable story through contemporary photographs.   Many of the images have not been seen before and capture Amy as a child and a student, at …

AniMotion: An Overview of Exhibition Installation and Computer Wizardry - Hull

Event Ended: 4th September 2016

When I say that I work in Museum and Gallery curation people generally have little idea exactly what it involves… which is an entirely fair response! Most of what we do takes place behind the scenes and as a visitor you will probably only see the end result of weeks …

Animals in the Park! - North Lincolnshire

Event Ended: 6th September 2016

  The petting farm is returning for the summer holidays! Come along and say hello to the animals, like last year there will be a selection of animals including sheep, deer, goats, calves, alpaca, guinea pigs and rabbits. We will also be joined again by the donkey and pony.   …

Flying Solo - Hull

Event Ended: 9th September 2016

BA (Hons) Fashion Student studying on the fashion degree programme at Hull School of Art & Design (part of Hull College Group) were given the challenge to design a contemporary collection of garments whose silhouette and style were influenced by the lifestyle of Amy Johnson. Students researched her love of …

Remembering the Somme - East Riding

Event Ended: 10th September 2016

2016 marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War. This exhibition brings together new research and contains a wealth of personal accounts both from those involved in the conflict and at home. www.museums.eastriding.gov.uk

Dads Army Display - East Riding

Event Ended: 30th September 2016

Sewerby Hall and Gardens has launched a display about the hit movie Dad’s Army to coincide with the home entertainment release and mark the anniversary of the D-Day landings.   The vast majority of the film was shot on location in and around Bridlington as well as Beverley and other …

Finds Day - Hull

Event Ended: 30th September 2016

Bring your archaeological finds to the museum for identification. Organised in partnership with the Portable Antiquities Scheme – the nationwide project to record our shared archaeological heritage.

The Goole Triangle - East Riding

Event Ended: 8th October 2016

The story of the new town of Goole, why it was built and who lived in it? The exhibition focuses on the triangle of original streets that formed the core of the new company town.

Time Troopers: Trick or Treat - Hull

Event Ended: 8th October 2016

Make your own Halloween mobile.

The Big Draw at the Treasure House - East Riding

Event Ended: 8th October 2016

Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery, Champney Road, Beverley, HU17 8HE Drop by and have a go at our drawing and mark-making activities to celebrate The Big Draw. Take inspiration from our eye-catching exhibition of prints by Wilhelmina Barnes-Graham and other artworks in Beverley Art Gallery’s collection. Artists will be …

Scunthorpe and District Model Railway - North Lincolnshire

Event Ended: 15th October 2016

Come along to see a display of many model railway displays, find out more about the club and have a go at working the displays.

The Big Draw – North Lincs. - North Lincolnshire

Event Ended: 22nd October 2016

Artist Carolyn Short will be working with families at North Lincolnshire Museum on Saturday 22nd October 10:00- 3:30 to create a piece of art work that links to the Humber Museums Partnership, ‘Framed’ campaign.   It will also link to our half term theme Vampires and Villains. The finished piece …

Big Science Day – Balloon Car Racing! - Hull

Event Ended: 22nd October 2016

Discover the secrets behind the science of movement, take part in exciting experiments before creating and racing your own balloon car! Who will win the science champions medal?

Dudley Discovers Vampires and Villains - North Lincolnshire

Event Ended: 23rd October 2016

Free Dudley Discovers includes make and take crafts, games, dress up and other fun activities.   Themed around the Museums award winning collection, Dudley Discovers helps bring local history to life in a fun and inspiring way.   Dudley Discovers make and take activities are suitable for all ages, and …

Witch Crafts and Potions - East Riding

Event Ended: 24th October 2016

There will be creepy puppet making in the Orangery, spooky gingerbread to decorate in the kitchen and gloopy potions to stir in the Servant’s Hall.

Talk – Sensational Yorkshire: Mary Braddon, Theatre and Crime - East Riding

Event Ended: 25th October 2016

Dr Janine Hatter, Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association and University of Hull, Centre for Nineteeth-Century Studies Mary Braddon shocked the Victorians in more ways than one. She lived unmarried with her publisher, became an actress and was instrumental in creating ‘sensation fiction’ – novels bursting with bigamy, arson and murder.   …

Room on the Broom - North Lincolnshire

Event Ended: 25th October 2016

Join us for an interactive story telling of Room on the Broom. Fly through the woodland and find something special to put into the witches cauldron, Iggerty, Ziggerty, Zaggerty, ZOOM!   No need to book, meet in front of the Hall.   Event times 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Deep in Time - Hull

Event Ended: 25th October 2016

Imagination meets science as you explore life beneath the waves millions of year ago. Use amazing fossils to re-create ancient sea creatures and their worlds, before making your own sea creature to take home!

Mini Masterpieces – Model Machines - Hull

Event Ended: 25th October 2016

10pm – 11.30pm and 1pm – 2.30pm Come and help us create junk model machines and vehicles. Be warned, it could get messy! Free, drop in activity designed for 2-5s, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Spooky Tots - North Lincolnshire

Event Ended: 27th October 2016

Join us for lots of spooky fun exploring pumpkins! Play, sing, explore and get messy in this creative session for children aged 5 and under and their grown-ups.   Places must be booked in advance and cost £4 per child. Book your place by calling 01724 720588.

Drawn to the Sea - Hull

Event Ended: 27th October 2016

Take inspiration from stories inspired by the sea. Spark your imagination by exploring our collections before creating your own book in which to write or draw your own fishy tale!

Dudley Discovers Vampires and Villains - North Lincolnshire

Event Ended: 28th October 2016

Free Dudley Discovers includes make and take crafts, games, dress up and other fun activities.   Themed around the Museums award winning collection, Dudley Discovers helps bring local history to life in a fun and inspiring way.   Dudley Discovers make and take activities are suitable for all ages, and …