Category: Hedon Heritage

Hedon gargoyles, grotesques and stone faces

LOOK UP anywhere at Hedon’s St. Augustine’s Church and you can guarantee that your stare will be returned by non-human stone figures. Gargoyles, grotesques and stone faces cover the walls and architectural features of the church. There are dozens of them. They have been watching over our ancient town for hundreds of years.

Declare ‘Yorkshire Day’ 2018

Yorkshire Day, 1st of August, is the day when the Declarations of Integrity should be read in each of the three Ridings. Traditionally the Declaration should be read in five different dialects including modern English and old Norse, whilst facing towards the county’s ancient capital of York (that’s towards the North West for us in Hedon).

Visit Hedon Museum Exhibitions 2018

Hedon Museum Exhibitions 2018 “This year at the Hedon Museum exhibitions we have the full range of art in many themes and styles, local history and two anniversaries – the NHS and the Armistice.” – Katy Miller, Hedon Museum. Information about Hedon Museum exhibitions at the museum website. […]