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.
Yarburgh's travels in the Americas (to 31 March 2017)
The 1860s was an extremely turbulent decade with numerous cultural, social and political events happening virtually all over the world. Yarburgh George Lloyd Greame left Sewerby in 1864 bound for America which was fighting a furious civil war. So began an extended odyssey across America, South America, and Canada. His frequent letters to his parents provide the means to track his travels and comment on the turbulence in America, Europe and at home. This exhibition will examine the events of the 1860s and trace Yarburgh's travels in the Americas.
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.
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.