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Musical Memories: The World of Herman Darewski

02 February 2019 - 30 March 2019 Treasure House Herman Darewski was musical director at Bridlington Spa for 9 summer seasons during the 1920s and 30s. He also wrote songs for West End theatre and ran a music publishing business in London. This exhibition shines a light on his fascinating world.

Broadside On: Echoes from the Shipyard

06 April 2019 Beverley Guildhall This play by Gordon Meredith, with original music by Wai Wan, tells the story of the Beverley Shipyard in the words of the men who worked there. The play was originally commissioned by Stage4Beverley.

Guildhall Heritage Talks: Elwell's Beverley

27 April 2019 Beverley Guildhall Hear the stories behind the paintings of Beverley's only Royal Academician, Fred Elwell [1870-1958]. His subjects ranged from Royalty to kitchen maids, landscapes to still life. He travelled in this country and abroad but he loved Beverley.

Guildhall Heritage Talks: Yorkshire Nature Triangle

22 May 2019 Beverley Guildhall Within the area of the Yorkshire Nature Triangle (Bempton and Flamborough to the North Cave Wetlands and Spurn) there are nearly 30 nature reserves preserving many different habitats. This talk mainly deals with birds but some flowers and mammals.

Guildhall Heritage Talks: Shrill Whistles & Rumbling Trucks

29 June 2019 Beverley Guildhall The opening of the Hull to Bridlington railway in 1846 caused much local trepidation, but what was its impact? The talk will look at the station, the goods yards, railway workers, signal boxes and perhaps the greatest bane of all - level crossings!

Guildhall Heritage Talks: Punishments, Cruel & Unusual

31 July 2019 Beverley Guildhall Some punishments suffered by people in the past seem harsh by today's standards, often for very trivial crimes. Find out about pillories, stocks and Riding the Stange, as well as Beverley's treadmills and what it was like to be transported.