To celebrate its 75th anniversary, in 1984 Beverley High School made a film depicting a typical school day. The footage shows life during a normal day, taking in the assembly, the library, music lessons, tuck shop, hockey, school dinners, playtime, gymnastics, cookery, science, maths, art and, finally, the bus home at the end of the day. Travel back over 30 years for a...
Published: Thursday 28th May 2015
Beverley’s folk festival has been said to be one of the foremost events in the area for catching the best of the rising stars of the future. Recent years has certainly shown this to be true, with several BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners having performed at it, and artists who have gone on to be well known names on the national and international music circuits.
Published: Wednesday 27th May 2015
To help collect paper for the war effort during the Second World War, the owner of Beverley Picture Playhouse, Ernest Symmons, offered free admission to any child who donated a book for use by the Armed Forces and Munitions.
Published: Monday 18th May 2015
Opera North are an award winning national opera company based in the North of England. As well as touring throughout England and at major international festivals, Opera North provide one of the leading arts education departments in the country. The team delivers a range of workshops and creative projects, encouraging young people and communities to explore the art form of opera.
Published: Wednesday 13th May 2015
The Senior Musical Theatre class at the Richard Green Academy in Hull, based at the newly reformed Silhouette Club on Park Street, are to stage a production of the classic musical Fame at Hull Truck Theatre.
Published: Wednesday 29th April 2015
Today is Saint George’s Day, the feast day of Saint George and the National Day for England. What better way to celebrate than by eating one of the nation’s favourite dishes – fish and chips. We’ve found this great recipe from Jo Pratt on BBC Food to create the perfect homemade fish and chips.
Published: Thursday 23rd April 2015
Come and take a drive through Beverley as it was in the swinging sixties, taking in Toll Gavel and Market Place before they were pedestrianised. What’s changed, and what’s stayed the same? The music is from the song ‘Don’t Leave It Too Late’ by local band ‘Terra Nova’, who recorded at Fairview Studios, Willerby, during the 1960s. https://www.youtube.com/...
Published: Monday 20th April 2015
Aged 90 years, Elsie Yates talks to East Riding Archives about when she signed up to the East Yorkshire Constabulary during WWII, as only the 3rd female in the county ever to do so. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoETSmLc5hU Look out for more uploads of local heritage videos on East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/eastridingyorkshire...
Published: Thursday 2nd April 2015
Go to Market Weighton today and you’ll hardly be able to tell that it used to have its own railway station. The only prominent reminder is a stretch of public footpath and bridleway (part of The Hudson Way) that follows the course of the old railway line from Beverley to the site of the old Market Weighton Railway Station, now occupied by a housing development.
Published: Tuesday 31st March 2015
It’s 1963, and the world is changing. Bobby and Laura’s single “Dreamboats and Petticoats” has not taken off. Norman and Sue have settled down to non-marital bliss – and a baby! But Ray and Donna seem blissfully happy…
Published: Tuesday 3rd March 2015
In our ongoing series of look back pieces on childhood in Hull we go back from the 80s to the swinging sixties. What a decade! It was a time of change for Hull, reflecting the transformation in the country as a whole. Although personal memories of war had faded a little, the city was back on its feet and by December 1959 had regained its city centre and expanded its suburbs and was ready to face ...
Published: Wednesday 4th February 2015
This brilliant review of Hull Truck’s Cinderella was submitted by guest reviewer, Joanne Wilson.
Published: Friday 19th December 2014
At HEYToday we would like to wish you a relaxing weekend. Here’s our weekend playlist and this weeks it’s all music form Hull & East Yorkshire.
Published: Saturday 18th October 2014