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Exhibitions in 2017

Exhibitions at Sewerby Hall

Amy Johnson (All year round)

To help celebrate the opening of the house by Amy in 1936, new items have been added to the permanent exhibition of exciting Amy Johnson memorabilia. There are two dedicated rooms, one displaying the collection and the other showing a short film about her record breaking flight to Australia.

Little Works of Art: 100 years of Greetings Cards
Daily from 1 April until 21 May 2017

A charming exhibition exploring the history of greeting cards and postcards. The exhibition features historic cards dating from the 1850s to the 1950s. Christmas, New Year and Easter cards as well as Birthday and Valentine cards are all represented.

Beside the Seaside
Daily from 27 May until 10 September 2017

New for summer 2017, this exhibition celebrates the culture of the good old seaside resort we all know and love: Bridlington! charting its rise, decline and regeneration for the future.

Lark Rise
Daily from 16 September until 26 November 2017

Lark Rise is an exhibition of a recent set of new interpretative illustrations to the now classic work of English rural life Lark Rise to Candleford by wood engraver artist Sue Scullard together with a series of contemporary photographs (c1880-1910), newly printed from the originals. Additional material pertaining to the landed estate here at Sewerby explores rural life closer to home.