On the 12th November it was the anniversary of the death of Sir Thomas Fairfax and the next day was the anniversary of the death of William Etty.  2 men born into completely different worlds with completely different lives but both shared the same wish – for...

Today, 9th November, marks the 105th anniversary of the first meeting of the Women’s Institute or WI as it is better known.  It was originally started to revitalise rural communities and encourage women to become more involved in producing food during the First World War, it is now...

It’s Halloween on Saturday and it falls right in half term. Yorkshire has hundreds of (covid safe) ways to enjoy it.  We went to the great Halloween trail at Burton Agnes Hall on Saturday and yesterday we got frightened in the Scare Room at Beetle Bank...

As well as being a tour guide for Yorkshire, I also work one day a week at York Minster.   Like many people, I was furloughed for lockdown and returned back there in August.   As we returned, we were greeted by our very own Minster Monster made by...