Category: Hedon

April Fool classics

WITH the preponderance of malicious ‘fake news’ on social media, and the terrible pandemic impacting on us all, then the idea of pulling off a light-hearted April Fool’s prank is no longer very appealing. However, in calmer times the Hedon Blog (HU12 Online) has never shied away from the odd trick or two.

Hedon to mark 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe #VE75

Friday, May 8 will see VE 75 activities at 3pm which is the time that Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced ‘Peace in Europe’ in 1945. On Market Hill in Hedon, a series of VE 75 events are planned including a brass band, singers, dancers and World War II re-enactments. There will be a 1940’s fancy dress competition for children. St Augustine’s Church will be hosting special VE 75 exhibitions over the weekend set up by the Hedon Museum and the Hedon Women’s Institute.

United Towing Company – Exhibition at Hedon Museum – March to April 2020

THE NEW SEASON 2020 at HEDON MUSEUM starts on Wednesday 4 March with an opportunity to learn about a proud maritime tradition on the Humber. Hull-based United Towing Co. Ltd. was the leading towing and salvage company in the UK at the peak of its 70-year history. That history will be reflected in model ships and other displays during the Museum’s opening exhibition from March 4 until April 18th.