Arts&Culture

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Free holiday for key workers

The Principle Trust Children’s Charity, based in Skipton, North Yorkshire aims to improve the quality of life for children across Yorkshire by providing free holidays at one of their five holiday homes. Originally founded in 2011 by Mike Davies (MBE), the charity works closely with referring services and government

Emerging artist award

Each year the Scott Creative Arts Foundation holds the SCAF Emerging Artist Award for up and coming artists from the Yorkshire region who are seeking to progress their career in art. This year our theme for the Award is CLIMATE, a subject that we hope will resonate in some way

York-based SpeedQuizzing gives opportunity to take on Shed Seven band members

York-based quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing is offering fans of legendary indie band Shed Seven the chance to take on its five members in a fast-paced virtual quiz. The Shed Seven themed quiz, which will be streamed live on Shed Seven’s Facebook page on Thursday night (28th May), is being

Sheffield City Region Cultural Partners commission report into the value of culture, arts and heritage

The Sheffield City Region Cultural Partners have appointed independent consultants to look at the economic and social value of culture, arts and heritage in South Yorkshire. The arts and culture sector is feeling the impact of Covid-19 with museums, theatres and galleries closed. London and Bristol-based ChamberlainWalker Economics has been

Historic finds in Scarborough

The Scarborough Big Dig-ital was a cultural first for the coast and possibly the country as people were asked to send images of objects that they had found. A team of volunteers led by Marie Woods and Chris Hall, field officers for Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society, identified the objects.

Garden Centre steps in to help create lockdown TV garden

The team at a Bradford garden centre responded quickly to a request from a TV production company to provide plants to create a lockdown garden. With regular filming of ITV's Love Your Garden suspended due to Coronavirus, Tong Garden Centre stepped in to deliver peat free compost and plants to

Local artist creates rainbow art to raise money for NHS charities

Local artist and co-owner of York’s Braithwaite Gallery, Mark Braithwaite, has created a special edition of his iconic Rosebud series to raise money for NHS Charities Together ● Those wanting to support the cause can purchase raffle tickets to win the original drawing worth £350, with the proceeds going to