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Our Histories

'Our Histories Revealed ' - a chance to get involved in a new exhibition in Beverley

Residents of Hull and East Yorkshire are invited to get involved in an exciting social history exhibition, coming soon to the Treasure House in Beverley.

The exhibition Our Histories Revealed, which will open in May, 2018, is part of the wider project Africans in Hull and East Yorkshire, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. 

The project looks to uncover the history of people of African descent in this region from 1750 to 2007.  An exhibition was staged at the Hull History Centre in 2017 and a substantial archive created – which can be viewed at the websiteafricansinyorkshireproject.com. 

Gifty Burrows, project co-ordinator for Africans in Hull and East Yorkshire, said : “The project co-ordinators are keen to increase the 'family history bank' and would be delighted to hear from people if they have a family history or photograph, or know of anyone of African heritage who is interested in sharing their story.  Your story might feature in our exhibition at the Treasure House!”

Visit africansinyorkshireproject.com to get involved, or call the Beverley Curator, Sally Hayes, on 01482 392772.

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Todays Events

Sunday - 19th

53rd Wildlife Photographer of the year Exhibition

Beverley Art Gallery and Treasure House
10:00am

Snakes - a slither into a Secret Life

Beverley Art Gallery and Treasure House

Liturgy Singers in Concert

Beverley Minster
4:00pm

Upcoming Events

Wednesday - 22nd

Bat Night

Sewerby Hall
9:00pm

Friday - 24th

Strawfest 2018

Bishop Burton College Hu17 8QG

Sunday - 26th

Monday - 27th

Chorister's Cafe

Minster Parish Hall
10:00am

Friday - 31st

Tea Party for All

Toll Gavel Community Hall, Walkergate, Beverley
3:00pm

Piggy Race Night

Armstrong Social Club
7:00pm