HEDON MUSEUM opens a new exhibition today on the History of the National Census and the type of information that was collected from and about Holderness over the last 200 years. The exhibition runs until Wednesday 13th April 2011. The Museum is open 10am – 4pm every Saturday […]
HEDON MUSEUM HAS OPENED for the new season with an exhibition looking at Hull company Priestman. William Dent Priestman founded his first engineering firm in Hull in 1870, but it was only when he was asked to build a ‘winch and grab’ in an attempt to locate lost […]
THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION by Hedon Art Group takes place from Saturday 9th October 2010 in the Upstairs Gallery of Hedon Museum. The paintings on show are expected to reveal a wealth of local talent, tutored by local artist Steve Waller. In past exhibitions, visitors have discovered paintings of […]
KINGSTON LAPIDARY Gem & Mineral Society are the latest group to display at Hedon Museum. For those of you who didn’t know – I didn’t! – then lapidary is defined thus: lap•i•dar•y of or pertaining to the cutting, polishing or engraving of precious stones So, now you know […]
THE EXHIBITION of miniature homes and furniture at Hedon Museum reveals the passion, patience and skill that undoubtedly must make up the members of the Hull based Fantasia Dolls House Club. A Victorian terrace is the centrepiece of the display with nine uniquely designed miniature properties each with […]
HEDON MUSEUM’S next special exhibition is ‘Coronation Row – from Victorian to the present day’ by Fantasia Miniatures. The exhibition, which starts on the 28th July and finishes 0n September 8th 2010, contains a terrace of houses and furniture – and all in miniature! Opening Times: Saturday 10am […]
THE HEDON MUSEUM Trustees are keen to hear from anyone who owns a picture of a Holderness scene by artist Frederick Schultz Smith (1860 – 1925). F.S. Smith was famous for his drawings of Hull and its surrounding areas. They were most often done in pen and ink, […]
LOCAL ARTISTS will be displaying their paintings in an exhibition that opens at Hedon Museum today. A wide variety of styles depicting ‘This Colourful World’ will be on display, with some for sale, at the venue which can be found via Watmough’s Arcade in Hedon town centre. The […]
THE COW CASE performed by staff and students from the South Holderness Technology College is a drama production based on the historic records of the campaign to bring electoral and social reform to Hedon 150 years ago.
It will be performed by students and staff from South Holderness Technology College, in the Courtroom at Hedon Town Hall on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 29th June until 1st July starting at 7:30pm each night.
BEFORE 1860, HEDON WAS RULED by twelve Aldermen who had been elected for life. The Aldermen controlled everything in the town including the rights to run and profit from the market and determine the local taxes that people payed. On Saturday 15th May 2010, Hedon celebrates the 150th […]
HEDON MUSEUM has a real treat for local people. It is featuring a collection of photos from events that have taken place in the town over the last 60 years. More than 250 nostalgic photos will be on show until Saturday 10th April 2010. If you have lived […]
HEDON OWES ITS EXISTENCE to the ancient waterways that linked it to the River Humber. Hedon was settled as a haven – a safe harbour – for medieval sailors seeking refuge from the perils of the Humber. By the 13th Century Hedon was a wealthy place boasting the […]