In Memory of Mr Brian Towse

The Lords Feoffees wish to convey our sincere thanks for the donation of £1,004 received for the Bayle Museum in memory of Mr Brian Towse.

The medals of Sergeant Joseph Sidney Towse, grandfather of Mr Brian Towse, are on display in the Bayle Museum’s Military Room as part of a permanent collection honouring the service of local military personnel.

Mr Brian Towse – photo provided by Mr M. Cascarino

Sergeant Joseph Sidney Towse – The Bayle Museum

The generous donation received in Mr Towse’s memory will go towards the upkeep of the Bayle, a grade I listed monastic gatehouse, and ensure that the Bayle Museum can continue to preserve Bridlington’s history and make Bridlington’s history accessible for generations to come.

 

Lords Feoffees Election Postponed

Due to the new guidance about Coronavirus (COVID-19) by Public Health England, the Lords Feoffees have decided to postpone the Lords Feoffees Election set to take place on 21st May 2020.  An alternative suitable date will be determined at a later time.

Scholarship Student, Ruby, Graduates with First Class Honours

Lords Feoffees scholarship recipient, Ruby Walker, has graduated from the University of Oxford with a first class honours degree in history.

“I would like to thank the Lords Feoffees for offering such a generous scholarship to students from Bridlington. The money that I received from the grant was put to use to purchase a laptop, books for my course, and to help with the general costs associated with moving to university. The scholarship was straightforward to apply for, and undoubtedly made the transition from school student to undergraduate that bit easier. Altogether a great opportunity for hardworking students; I would thoroughly recommend applying.” Ruby Walker, August 2019

The Lords Feoffees are proud to help many hardworking Bridlington students, like Ruby, reach their academic potential.  Shortlisting for the 2019 scholarships is currently underway and applications for 2020 will open in the spring.  For more information regarding the Lords Feoffees scholarship click here.

Photograph provided by Ruby Walker and published with her kind permission.

Local Artwork on Display at 39-43 King Street

Local artwork now on display at 39-43 King Street courtesy of the Lords Feoffees.

Art student Amanda Harvey, pictured, (with deputy mayor, Cllr Jackie Foster, Principal Mike Welsh & tutor Joy Verda) was exhibiting one of many standout pieces as part of the final year of her level 3 art course and hopes to progress to a HNC in September.

Mandy is a student at East Riding College and has just achieved DD*D* on an Art & Design Extended Diploma Course.

My final major piece of work was the dress, which took 170 hours to complete in total.  It was a huge amount of work.  It is looking at art history from old to new, is made of an old, water-damaged book and is even wearable!  I wanted to highlight the relevance of art history to young people and designers/artists today.”

Picture by Simon Kench/ Bridlington Echo. To enquire about Art & Design Courses at East Riding College call 03451200044 or email joy.verda@eastridingcollege.ac.uk  To enquire about renting 39-43 King Street contact the Lords Feoffees office on 01262 674308.

Burlington Infant School Given Funding

The Lords Feoffees have given funding to Burlington Infant School towards the redevelopment of their courtyard area.

The official opening ceremony of the completed courtyard took place earlier this month and representatives from the Lords Feoffees were pleased to attend.

Photograph above used with kind permission from John Edwards at the Bridlington Free Press.

The story is also featured online in the Echo, click here to read more.  Photograph below used with kind permission from Simon Kench at the Bridlington Echo.

Our Lady and St Peter RC Primary School Given Funding

The Lords Feoffees have given funding to Our Lady and St Peter RC Primary School towards an Arts Project in celebration of the school’s 40th anniversary.

Pupils at the school are designing and making ceramic tiles to form a commemorative display for the school’s reception area.

Photograph used with kind permission from Simon Kench at the Bridlington Echo.

9th Bridlington Rainbows and Brownies Given Funding

The Lords Feoffees have given funding to the 9th Bridlington Rainbows and Brownies for a trip out to the pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, at the Spotlight Theatre.  We were sent this photo of some of the girls who enjoyed the pantomime.

 

Sunshine Nursery Given Funding

 

 

The Lords Feoffees have donated funding to Sunshine Nursery for story sacks and sensory bags.  The new resources are now available for nursery children to borrow.  Each sack includes a children’s book along with toys, props and extra activities to help the whole family engage with the story.

Sunshine Nursery sent us these photos of The Princess and the Dragon story sack being enjoyed.  Photos published with kind permission from the child’s Mum.