East Riding Secret Army – “Secret No More!” Exhibition

April 16, 2016 0

Katy Miller from Hedon Museum: “Over 200 men in the East Riding of Yorkshire were recruited into Churchill’s Secret Army and threatened with death if they ever revealed their secrets. Their purpose was to prepare for the German invasion of our shores, an occurrence which at the time felt imminent.” […]

Commemorative Plaque to remember lost bomber crew

April 11, 2016 0

HUMBLETON Parish Council is unveiling of a plaque at a service on Sunday 29th May 2016 to commemorate the incident at Humbleton House on 24th May 1943 in which an RAF Lancaster bomber crashed with the loss of eight crew members. […]

Hedon for Hankies through history!

March 24, 2016 2

Visitors have been very impressed with Kate Dennett’s unique collection of elegant historical handkerchiefs at Hedon Museum, so don’t miss your last chance to see them! The Exhibition ends Wednesday 30th March 2016. […]

Infrared photography, secret armies, stories in quilt – Hedon Museum

March 1, 2016 0

HEDON MUSEUM opens for the new 2016 season of exhibitions on Wednesday 2nd March. The world of infrared photography, stories in quilt and a look at the ‘Secret Army’ in East Yorkshire during World War II are just some of the fascinating exhibitions taking place upstairs in the Museum between March and November 2016… […]

Course: One day’s fighting on the Western Front

January 20, 2016 0

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is delivering a new adult learning course called One Day’s Fighting on the Western Front. The course will run on Saturday, 30th January 2016 from 10am-3.30pm, at the Treasure House, in Beverley. […]

Paull Holme Tower vandalised!

August 28, 2015 2

It may have survived hundreds of years battling the erosion of the elements, but the damage caused by vandals raises urgent concerns about saving Paull Holme Tower… […]

‘Battle of Waterloo’ letters – Hedon

June 17, 2015 0

“The two letters written by John Herron on his way to fight and die at the Battle of Waterloo have been kept safely by his family and they will be on display in the Hedon Museum during the month of June 2015.” […]

VE Day Lunch in Paull – Memories of first celebration in 1945

May 1, 2015 0

WE are delighted to publish this article by Mr JIM UNEY who shares his memories with us of the first VE (Victory in Europe) Day on May 8th 1945… The photo is a recreation of a family sheltering during an air raid staged by Hedon Drama Group at the opening of the new Village Hall […]

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