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Christmas Activities at Hull Museums - Hull

Event Starts: 1st December 2018

Event Ends: 22nd December 2018

Get into the festive mood this December as our Streetlife Museum hosts four Saturdays of Christmas craft activities and festive fun!   Saturday 1 Dec, 11am-3pm Take inspiration from our festive streetscene to create your own winter wonderland snow globe, angels and snowflakes.   Saturday 8 Dec, 11am-3pm Make your …

A Silent Conversation: Lorenzetti and the Ferens Collection - Hull

Event Starts: 17th March 2018

Event Ends: 31st December 2018

The A Silent Conversation exhibition is temporarily closed while essential maintenance takes place in Gallery 11. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.   Since its arrival at the Ferens in January 2017, Lorenzetti’s nationally significant Christ Between Saints Paul and Peter has attracted over 500,000 visitors, and driven exceptional levels of media …

Ian McKeever: Paintings 1992-2017 - Hull

Event Starts: 20th October 2018

Event Ends: 13th January 2019

Ian McKeever (born 1946) is regarded as one of the significant British painters of his generation. Having grown up in Withernsea, a seaside town on the East Riding of Yorkshire coast, McKeever acknowledges these early years as being seminal to his development and interests as an artist. In his own …

Peter Barker: Working Hands - East Riding

Event Starts: 10th November 2018

Event Ends: 2nd February 2019

Manchester-based Peter Barker is a photographer and writer who has spent thirty years living in Beverley. Formerly Town Clerk of Hull, he has also been a diplomat in Iran and Afghanistan, a yoga teacher, French translator and charity worker in Russia.     In the last few years, his photography …

Legacy: A Painterly Response to WW1 by Paul Clifford - East Riding

Event Starts: 10th November 2018

Event Ends: 2nd February 2019

One hundred years ago, as the First World War drew to a close, Paul Clifford’s father sailed back to England from Egypt. He had served as part of the East Riding Yeomanry regiment. Photographs of the Desert Expeditionary Force, held in the Treasure House archives, provide the starting point for …

Discovering Through Archives: First World War Lives - East Riding

Event Starts: 10th November 2018

Event Ends: 2nd February 2019

A highlight of our community exhibitions programme for 2018 is First World War Lives. During the 2014 – 2018 Centenary, East Riding Archives and a team of volunteers began a project researching the history of men from the East Riding who served in the First World War. The Archives hold …