To commemorate the CORONATION of Queen Elizabeth II, Hedon Town Council will be holding a Heritage Day Event at the Town Hall, Hedon on Sunday 2nd June….
THE TOWN’S historic silver collection will remain in Hedon and will not be loaned out for permanent exhibition in Hull…
HEDON TOWN COUNCIL has been approached by Hull City Council with a proposal to display its historic civic silver collection at a future permanent exhibition at Hull’s historic Trinity House building.
THE HEDON SILVER is one of the town’s most widely known, but also best kept secrets! Many residents may have seen collection before, but only at special displays and by invite only. However, the current Mayor Jim Lindop and his Mayoress Sue Lindop have arranged for a public exhibition of some of the silver.
THE HEDON SILVER PENNIES: Hedon once minted its own silver pennies, bearing the image of the Norman King Stephen (1135 – AD 1154) – a grandson of William the Conqueror. The coins were produced at our own Hedon Mint (the site of which is unknown). It is possible that […]
BEVERLEY ART GALLERY is a purpose-built Edwardian building located in the heart of East Yorkshire’s capital. The gallery is currently celebrating its own 100th anniversary having opened in August 1910. The Beverley Art Gallery has an active Friends Group who help support and promote the building, its exhibitions and […]
HEDON TOWN COUNCIL own an impressive collection of civic silver including what is believed to be the oldest civic mace in the country dating back to 1415. The silver collection has been built up over the centuries and harks back to when Hedon was perhaps more prosperous than […]