East Yorkshire photographer named Pet Photographer of the Year

East Yorkshire photographer named Pet Photographer of the Year

Jess submitted 16 photographs into the awards, and all of them made it through to the final round of judging. The winning photograph is of six-year-old border collie Alfie, with judges commenting that the image had ‘brilliant post-production techniques that elevates the expertly captured portrait into something rather special’. The UK’s leading photography qualification body, the MPA (Master...

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Hull theatre company brings living robot to the Fruit Market

Hull theatre company brings living robot to the Fruit Market

Local theatre company Brick by Brick utilises the power of laughter to tell a story, providing audiences with a comical reflection on the nuances that make us human. As self-professed sci-fi geeks, the team takes inspiration from classic movies, video games and popular culture, with their new show Omni-Science giving a comical glimpse into how smart devices used in the home may evolve in the...

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Tickets now available for Minster Michelangelo spectacular

Tickets now available for Minster Michelangelo spectacular

People are being urged to book as soon as possible to be among the first to see the Michelangelo – A Different View exhibition in the spectacular, spiritual setting of the Minster. The exhibition is being staged from October 8-November 18 and is free to enter, but a ticketing system for specified time slots will apply to ensure visitors enjoy an uncrowded and unhurried experience. Arrangements...

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Businesses back Hull Minster in making Michelangelo’s genius free to see

Businesses back Hull Minster in making Michelangelo’s genius free to see

Michelangelo – A Different View will enable people to admire and enjoy the work of the renaissance genius at close quarters within the magnificent surroundings of Hull Minster. The exhibition is being staged at the Minster from October 8 to November 18, enabling visitors to view Michelangelo’s iconic artwork in a religious setting other than in the Vatican for the first time. Hull Minster is one...

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Popular BBC radio presenter to become performing arts charity’s new CEO

Popular BBC radio presenter to become performing arts charity’s new CEO

Following a lengthy recruitment process, Carl Wheatley will join Napa from the BBC, where he has been a presenter on Radio Humberside for the past 25 years. Carl brings to the charity his many years of leadership experience and professional training in theatre stage management and broadcast media. The current CEO, Barbara Dawson (Carl’s mother, pictured left), has been at the helm for 15 years...

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