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Archive events

What events do you hold?

We hold a range of different events such as local history talks and family history workshops.

You can also visit the Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery events page on the museums service website to view a full list of events:

Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery events (external East Riding website)

Or you can download our latest events brochure:

Treasure House Events & Exhibitions Brochure 2017 (pdf 3mb opens in new window)

Cost

Our events have different costs and some are free. Our current events brochure shows the cost for each event and is available to pick up from the Treasure House.

Booking

The events system allows you to search, book and pay for all museum and archives events. 

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What talks do you hold?

We hold talks, relating to the local history and culture of the East Riding, in the Education room of the Treasure House, on the first floor. They’re run in conjunction with the Museum and Art Gallery.

Tickets for each talk cost £5 per person and early booking is advised (tickets are non-refundable). 

How to book

If you would like to book a tour or talk, please complete the  archives and local studies enquiry form (opens in new window) or phone us on (01482) 392790 to organise a visit.

For full details of Treasure House events, visit the Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery events page on the museums service website:

Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery events (external East Riding website)

Or you can download our latest events brochure:

Treasure House Events & Exhibitions Brochure 2017 (pdf 3mb opens in new window)

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Do you give group tours and talks?

We provide group talks, with behind-the-scenes guided tours of our specialist archive preservation and conservation facilities. Come and see how we store treasured historical documents in controlled strongrooms, and observe our conservators in action, using delicate techniques to repair damaged documents.

Our talks cover the story of the Treasure House building, and local history in general, which we tailor, as much as possible, towards the specific interest of your group.

Tours are available to groups and societies and cost £3.00 per person.

We can also come out to your group to give a talk about the work of the Archives. This costs £35.00.

How to book

If you would like to book a tour or talk, please complete the  archives and local studies enquiry form (opens in new window) or phone us on (01482) 392790 to organise a visit.

More information

For full details of Treasure House events, visit the Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery events page on the museums service website:

Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery events (external East Riding website)  

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Do you run courses and workshops?

Yes. We run a Family History course and a digital modelling workshop for beginners called 'Archives in 3D'.


2017 Family History in the Archives course 

Family history is a fascinating and rewarding pastime. Whether you are a complete beginner or have been researching your family tree for a while, expert tutors from the Archives service will teach you the skills you need to find out more about your ancestors. During the course you’ll be introduced to all the different records you need to start tracing your family tree. 

The course will run twice in 2017:

12 January to 6 April  on Thursday evenings 6pm-7.30pm  and

6 September to 29 November on Wednesday evenings 6pm-7.30pm


Cost 

The course costs £75 for the full 11 weeks.

How to book

To register or find out more information, please call the East Riding Archives (at the Treasure House) on:

Phone: (01482) 392790 (Monday to Saturday). 

Bookings can also be made in person at the Treasure House (Archives and Local Studies). Please book in advance to reserve your place on the course.

Topics covered:

  • Starting your family history
  • Using the records of the historic census
  • Using birth, marriage and death certificates and indexes
  • Preparing to use original archives
  • Parish registers
  • Printed records and newspapers
  • Records of schools, education and work
  • Crime and Poverty
  • Will and property records
  • Finding ancestors in military records


More information

For full details of Treasure House events, visit the Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery events page on the museums service website:

Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery events (external East Riding website)

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Archives In 3D workshops

These digital modelling workshops for beginners are special one-day events held in the Education room at  the Treasure House.  

Our 2017 workshops are being held as part of the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 celebrations:


Medieval Hull and East Riding

Saturday 4 March 2017  10am-3.30pm 

Recreate the fortifications from the Hull 'City of Culture' landscape and other architectural curiosities from medieval East Riding.

Cost:  £15 per person.

Booking:

 


Tudor Hull and East Riding

Saturday 1 April 2017  10am-3.30pm  

Recreate King Henry VIII's Hull-based castle and royal residence, or features from some of the East riding's grand country houses.

Cost:  £15 per person.

Booking:

Please note: 

  • Archives in 3D workshops are for adults aged 16+.
  • Basic computer skills are essential.  
  • All equipment is provided, but please a bring a USB stick if you wish to take your digital models home with you. 

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Do you run any competitions?

We hold the following competition on our facebook page:

'Ye Olde Place Name' competition

East Riding of Yorkshire Council Facebook page (external website)

On the last Friday of each month we upload an image of some old handwriting from our archive collections.  

The writing, which is hundreds of years old, spells the name of a local East Yorkshire town or village and we ask people to guess which place it is.

All correct guesses are entered into a prize draw, with the winner being announced the following Monday.

How to enter

To enter, simply post your guess under the competition image on facebook:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council Facebook page (external website)

Images are uploaded from 12 noon on the last Friday of each month.

The competition closes at 8pm the following Sunday.

Have a go, and you could be our lucky winner!

Competition rules

The rules for the competition can be viewed at the following location:

Take a look at the competition rules. 

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