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03 March 2017 - 07 July 2017 Beverley Guildhall This exhibition will look at the history of one of Beverley's streets, which nowadays is a busy thoroughfare but which in the past was a thriving community with shops, pubs, tanneries, a chapel, a school and a dairy among others.

Best Days of Your Life?

04 April 2017 - 10 June 2017 Goole Museum The history of Goole's schools past and present. This is a volunteer-researched exhibition.

The McDowall collection of British Neo-Romantic Art

06 May 2017 - 24 June 2017 Beverley Art Gallery This exhibition features over 50 works from the private McDowall collection, including engravings by William Blacke and Samuel Palmer - the 19th century father figures of the neo-romantic movement.

'The Children of the Poor' - The drawings of Edith Farmiloe

06 May 2017 - 08 July 2017 Treasure House This is the first exhibition dedicated to the work of Edith Farmiloe. From 1895-1909 she wrote about and illustrated the lives of children living in Soho and South Hackney. Her work shows a natural affinity with children and their childhood emotions.

Steeple People: East Riding Churches and Associated People

16 May 2017 - 12 December 2017 Skidby Mill This exhibition by the Skidby Mill volunteers looks at a selection of East Riding Churches, focusing on the church's highlights, and tells the stories of individuals associated with the church in some way.

... Beside the Seaside

27 May 2017 - 10 September 2017 Sewerby Hall New for summer 2017, an exhibition which celebrates the culture of the good old seaside resort we all know and love: Bridlington! The exhibition charts the rise, decline and regeneration of the resort for the future.

Open Art 2017

20 June 2017 - 26 August 2017 Goole Museum Open to professional and amateur artists from Goole and the surrounding area. No entry fee, up to two submission per entrant. See the Open Art at Goole Museum page for information on how to enter.

Red Earth and Blue Water: Studies of Indian Life by Susan Beaulah

01 July 2017 - 26 August 2017 Beverley Art Gallery Susan Beaulah has been painting and exhibiting regularly since the 1980s in both watercolour and oil. Latterly her vibrant and colourful works have been produced mainly in India, from Rajasthan in the north to Kerala in the south.

Glimpses of History from Above

14 July 2017 - 17 November 2017 Beverley Guildhall A series of low level aerial photographs taken in 2014 reveal how parts of Beverley's history are still visible from the air today. The key elements are drawn out in this highly visual exhibition.

'Morning Campers!' The British Holiday Camp

15 July 2017 - 16 September 2017 Treasure House A nostalgic touring exhibition exploring the history of the British Holiday Camp. The first Holiday Camp appeared in 1894 on the Isle of Man but it was in the 1930s that Billy Butlin launched the concept in a big way, with rapid growth after WW2.