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.
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.
Model ships, vintage cameras and 1970’s memorabilia will feature along with traditional artworks at exhibitions on display at Hedon Museum during its 2020 season from March to November.
One of the most varied ranges of arts, crafts and paintings ever hosted by Hedon Museum in a single exhibition will be on display there from Wednesday, 6 November 2019. The works by painter Lynne Lobar and Pru Todd through her Traenerhus organisation, includes watercolour paintings, ceramics, glasswork, quilting, knitting, felt and much, much more.
“We would love to see you at Hedon Museum on Thursday afternoon at any time between 1pm – 4pm and show you some of our research on local SHOPS to date and ask you for your memories.”
A few local places are open as part of Heritage Open Days over the next few days and/or week (13 – 22 September 2019), find out more at…
“Keep the Home Fires Burning” is an Exhibition marking 80 years of the outbreak of World War 2 and is at Hedon Museum from Wednesday 11 September until Saturday 2 November 2019.
For the next month Hedon Museum will be holding an exhibition of wedding dresses, dating from the 1890s to the 1990s. Free Admission. Wednesdays and Saturdays from Wednesday 17th July – Saturday 7th September.
Artists James Lee and Dianne Brown will display their unique exhibits every Saturday and Wednesday, 10am – 4pm until Saturday, July 13 at Hedon Museum. The museum can be found via Watmough’s Arcade in the town centre where notice boards will direct you towards the museum.
Impressionist, realist and surrealist artworks will feature at the latest exhibition at Hedon Museum. Artists Dianne Brown and James Lee will display their unique exhibits every Saturday and Wednesday, 10am – 4pm until Saturday 13 July, with Dianne’s giant, colourful canvasses contrasting starkly with James’ vivid, multi-media approach. It’s free admission at the Museum and refreshments (tea, coffee and biscuits) are available. When in Hedon, look for the boards on Watmough’s Arcade to help guide you to the Museum.
Photography by Paul Berriff, OBE and Hedon Viewfinders: Have you ever wanted to see RARE photos of THE BEATLES? Yes? Then Hedon Museum is the place to be this Spring! That’s right! From the end of April to the beginning of June we are displaying rare photos of […]
‘Hedon Viewfinders – Through the Lens’ photographic club, in collaboration with Hedon Museum, is privileged to have BAFTA-winning documentary maker, photographer and film director Paul Berriff, OBE, speaking at its meeting on Wednesday 17th April 2019 7pm prompt start. Photo: Paul Berriff at ‘ground zero’ after 9/11.