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 […]
THE HEDON RESTORATION PROJECT is celebrated in a new exhibition at Hedon Museum. A group of local residents have been working on proposals for over 10 years to re-open Hedon Haven. The Haven was a watercourse linking to the Humber that once made Hedon one of the most […]
Hedon Museum plays host to a unique exhibition of hand printed silks created by local craft company Stone Creek Silk. Stone Creek Silk are based in Sunk Island in the East Riding and their website contains everything you want to know about the craft of printing on silk. […]
Hedon Museum is hosting a free exhibition of South Holderness photography from the RAW Talent group between now and 21st October 2009. The Museum is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 10am – 4pm. If you have already been to see the exhibition please leave a comment giving […]
Visit Hedon Museum! Whenever I am showing off the delights of our small town to visitors, then I always try to schedule in a trip to the Museum. I am proud of our small museum which celebrates and documents all things about Hedon and the surrounding area. As […]
The latest issue of the Hedon Newsletter is now available from public buildings and shops in the town. The current edition features a front-page report on the recent HOTI (Hull & Holderness Opposes The Incinerator) meeting at Alexandra Hall (see Hedon Blog post). There are several historical articles […]
The Holderness Gazette reports that Alison Hall, Hedon’s former WI (Women’s Institute) building – currently being refurbished – is possibly going to be leased out as a restaurant/lounge bar. My visits to Hedon Museum have informed me that the current hall was opened on 10th December 1931 and […]
‘TIME ON MY HANDS’ is a set of three DVDs that captures on film the lifetime experiences of over 50 folk living in the Holderness towns of Hedon, Withernsea and Hornsea. The ‘stars’ of the DVDs are local residents who have been encouraged to tell their stories about […]
Our relocation to Hedon took place on Saturday 24th January 2009 following redundancy on the west coast (Blackpool). So here we are in the idyllic town of Hedon in East Yorkshire. Having been born in Hull and lived in the area all our lives prior to 2000, we […]