Yorkshire’s third Heritage Summit in Hull announces full weekend programme

Yorkshire’s biggest Heritage Summit, to be held over the weekend of Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May at Hull Minster, has announced an interesting series of events and activities to showcase the importance of Yorkshire’s unique culture, history and landscape.

Organised by The Yorkshire Society, the event in Hull follows the success of last year’s event in Saltaire and promises to be on a larger scale, with activities planned across the whole weekend this year.

In its third year now, the Heritage Summit offers heritage organisations large and small a chance to connect, network and collaborate with each other, as well as an opportunity to meet, educate and engage with the general public.

The event comprises of a public exhibition of heritage organisations from the whole Yorkshire region that’s free to attend, as well as a ticketed symposium with keynote speakers and the presentation of the Harry Gration History Prize. 

Hull Minster will be hosting an outside Farmers Market on the Saturday and Hull Tourist Guides will be running free maritime heritage walks throughout the day

Tickets for the symposium are just £10 and attendees will hear presentations on topics such as the “Chalkshire” Project in East Yorkshire, the vision for a proposed UNESCO geopark in the Yorkshire Wolds, and the distinctive culture and heritage of the area.

On the Saturday evening, local maritime folk band Spare Hands will be performing a special concert. On the Sunday, a number of longer guided walks and tours will take place, including The Great Wolds Discovery Bus Tour.

To find out more about the event and to purchase tickets for the symposium, the Spare Hands concert or the Sunday tours and events, please visit  https://theyorkshiresociety.org/event/2024-yorkshire-heritage-summit