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EXHIBIT OF THE MONTH: The Dance of Death

I’d like to think that Hans Holbein the Younger had a satirist’s sense of humour; dark and grim, but with a biting edge to provoke comment, if not outrage.

Opinion
Ten Things

Ten Things To Do, w/c June 14, 2018

If you're looking for something to do this week take a look at our top ten.

News

Father’s Day 2018: What inspired this annual tradition and where it is celebrated?

Father’s day is soon upon us and with this will come the last-minute induced panic from those who have forgotten to pick up a card or present to mark this occasion. But where did the annual tradition of father’s day come from and why do we celebrate it?

Arts
Leonora Cohen and Mary Gawthorpe were both advocates of the suffrage movement and their lifelong effort for rights and opportunities for women are still remembered toda

The Leeds suffragettes who valiantly fought for women’s right to vote

This year marks 100 years since some women over the age of 30 were granted the right to vote. For suffragettes, suffragists and other women’s rights campaigners, this was a huge leap forward in the bid for equal rights and opportunities for women.

News

300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale: The life and work of the Otley-born designer

Today marks the anniversary of Thomas Chippendale’s 300th birthday, and with this the nation reflects and celebrates one of it’s most famed furniture designers.

Arts

Rolling on as tanks are used to raise vital funds in Doncaster

It was a momentous day and one which occupied many people’s conversation in the Doncaster borough near the end of the First World War.

Arts
Planning row breaks out over Yorkshire castle on the Queen's estate

Planning row breaks out over Yorkshire castle on the Queen's estate

A plan submitted by Queen Elizabeth’s estate to convert disused stables into a house within the boundary of a Doncaster castle, has been deferred for a later date.
News
Soldier, Harry Shaw

From Brodsworth Colliery to a soldier’s life in France

Doncaster soldier, Harry Shaw, made it all the way from Brodswoth Colliery to soldiering in France.

Arts
Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the May bank holiday weekend

9 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend

The second bank holiday of the month is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun events and activities around Yorkshire. Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the upcoming May bank holiday weekend.
News
Yorkshire's beautiful landscape provides a wonderful setting in which to retire

The Golden Years: Why Yorkshire is the best place to enjoy retirement

When to comes to retirement, there are few better places to settle down and enjoy the golden years than right here in Yorkshire.
News
A playful rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists

Wars of the roses: How the rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists today

The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York in order to gain control of the throne of England, and all these years later a rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists.
Arts
Ecclesall Woods

Heritage festival returns to Sheffield woodland

University of Sheffield Heritage Festival returns to Ecclesall Woods.

Arts
North Lincolnshire Half Marathon.

Runners brave blistering heat to complete North Lincolnshire Half marathon

More than 1,600 runners braved the blistering heat to take on the North Lincolnshire Half marathon - on the hottest day in the events history,

Lifestyle
Kimono, 1900s. Image � Muse

EXHIBIT OF THE MONTH: Silk kimono on display at Sheffield museum

As spring seems to have finally arrived in Sheffield and the cherry trees are looking fantastic, I’ve chosen a object that reminds me of warm sunny days and that celebrates the beauty of nature.

Opinion
Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival: The popular annual live-scored silent film festival returns

Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27. Founded in 2016, Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is the UK's largest celebration of live-scored silent film.

News
Yorkshire has a wide array of different art galleries which boast different styles of art

10 of the best art galleries in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

Art galleries are frequented by people of all ages, allowing visitors to soak up something new, learn about a new or different type of art and embrace art dating back hundreds of years ago, or even just a couple of months ago.

Arts
Tomorrow sees the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, but what is the weather forecast over the four-day event?

Tour de Yorkshire: The weather forecast over the four-day cycling event

Tomorrow sees the start of the Tour de Yorkshire and as competitors get ready to partake in the race, many people around the region will be gearing up to go and watch the action unfold in front of their eyes.
Lifestyle
Yorkshire has a wide array of places to visit and things to do, with every corner of this great region having something new and exciting to explore.

The 10 top sights in Yorkshire according to Lonely Planet

Yorkshire has a wide array of places to visit and things to do, with every corner of this great region having something new and exciting to explore.

Arts
Tomorrow is May 1 and with this comes May Day, an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures around the globe.

The origins and traditions of May Day: Why and how do we celebrate it?

Tomorrow is May 1 and with this comes ‘May Day’, an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures around the globe.

News
Yorkshire is known for its significant contribution to the world of confectionery.

From Jelly Babies to Fruit Gums: The 15 sweet treats that Yorkshire gave the world

Yorkshire is known throughout the world for many different reasons, whether it be sporting champions, Yorkshire Tea or renowned actors, but one of the things many people know it by is for its significant contribution to the world of confectionery.

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