Arts & Screen

Which is the correct way to make a proper cuppa?

It’s well known that Yorkshire folk love a good cup of tea, but everyone has their own methods of what they think makes the ‘perfect cuppa’.
Celebrated Mayflower historian Sue Allan

Mayflower Pilgrims book launch at Doncaster Mansion House

Celebrated Mayflower historian Sue Allan takes residents on a voyage of discovery at the launch of her new book on Friday 27th April as part of the national countdown to the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower in 2020.

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea

The RNLI: Why we should be thankful for the lifeboat charity that saves lives at sea

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea, doing so not only around the coasts of the UK, but the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, alongside some inland waterways.

Yorkshire is home to an array of unusual and quirky museums

12 of Yorkshire's most unusual and quirky museums you need to visit

Soak up some history at one of these unusual museums around Yorkshire, where a host of fascinating artefacts and displays await to be discovered.

Sir Cliff arrives at court this morning

UPDATE: Sir Cliff Richard in High Court legal battle with the BBC over sex assault allegation in Sheffield

Sir Cliff Richard has arrived at the High Court this morning for his legal battle with the BBC.
Jon Pertwee as Worzel Gummidge. (Photo: PA).

Doncaster 'born' kids' TV favourite Worzel Gummidge set to return to BBC

Children's television favourite Worzel Gummidge - the lovable scarecrow who was 'born' in Doncaster - is set to return to our screens.


The strangest and most unusual UFO sightings in Yorkshire

Numerous places around the UK have had multiple UFO sightings over the past few years and with Yorkshire seeing more and more apparent sightings, it now believed that Yorkshire is the top place in the country to see UFOs.
Thornborough Henges dates back to over 5,000 years ago. Photo by Dave MacLeod, English Heritage.

Thornborough Henges: The history behind Yorkshire’s 5,000 year old monument

Located near the village of Thornborough, nearby to the town of Masham in North Yorkshire, Thornborough Henges is a prehistoric monument which dates back to over 5,000 years ago.

Harry Kirby

HERITAGE: In search of grandad – a soldier from Great War

It all started when my wife Diane and I sat watching Who Do You Think you are featuring Chris Moyles.

Whitby Abbey is one of North Yorkshire's most renowned heritage sites

10 of Yorkshire’s most magnificent Heritage sites

World Heritage Day will take place on April 18, an international day which globally celebrates renowned monuments and sites around the world.

St.George became England's patron saint in the 14th century

St.George: The legendary history of England’s patron saint

Every April 23, England celebrates it patron saint, St. George, a man who fought with dragons and died fighting for what he believed in. His past is wide and varied, but who exactly is the legendary man whom we celebrate annually and how did he become our patron saint?

Today is April Fools Day... but what does it mean and why do we do it?

April Fool’s Day: The history behind the trickery

For many people around the world, April 1 means one thing and one thing only… April Fool’s Day.

Rob Waltham, MP Andrew Percy, Couns Julie Reed and John Briggs and Sandra Simmons with pupils

Five years on – the success of Imagination Library

A celebration event has been held at Althorpe and Keadby Primary School to mark the success of the council’s book-gifting scheme, the Imagination Library.

Ten Things

Ten Things To Do w/c March 29

Are you looking for something to do this Easter?

Ashworth Barracks Museum volunteer guide Mick Brand dropping off 1,000 free children's tickets for the attraction at Doncaster Tourist Information Centre.

Free tickets for Doncaster tourist attraction

A wealthy benefactor has stumped up cash to pay for 1,000 free children's tickets for a Doncaster visitor attraction.

Captain Cook was a renowned British navigator

Captain Cook: Everything you need to know about Yorkshire’s renowned navigator

Captain James Cook was a renowned British explorer, navigator and cartographer, born in Marton, Middlesbrough. He became widely renowned after he made three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, his efforts still being recognised today.
Comedian Michael McIntyre.

Anger as comic Michael McIntyre cancels Sheffield Arena date

Comedian Michael McIntyre has axed one of his two Sheffield Arena dates this summer - sparking anger among fans.

Theatre and Comedy
The renowned Bront family created their own fantasy worlds which subsequently influenced their writing

The secret stories of the Brontës: The magical fantasy worlds which made the family famous

The renowned Brontës, a literary family who hail from Haworth, West Yorkshire, are widely known for their array of intensely emotional, wildly romantic literary classics.

Host Dr. Xand Van Tulleken. (Photo: Channel 4).

Doncaster people needed to star in TV weight loss show

People from Doncaster are being sought to star in a TV weight loss show.

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