Phil Bell

Armed Forces Day update from The Yorkshire Regiment

Armed Forces Day update from The Yorkshire Regiment

Introduction The long awaited National Armed Forces Day in Scarborough takes place on 25 June after a two-year delay due to the COVID 19 pandemic and The Yorkshire Regiment is prepared and ready to represent the British Army at this prestigious event taking place on...

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Is Yorkshire Dialect dying out?

Is Yorkshire Dialect dying out?

Is Yorkshire Dialect dying out?  Does it really matter?  Is there a difference between dialect and accent? More people live in Yorkshire than in Wales, or Northern Ireland, and our Region has a similar number of inhabitants to Scotland.  But the Welsh, the Scots and...

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Marco Pierre White joins the Society as Vice President

Marco Pierre White joins the Society as Vice President

We are pleased to announce that chef, restaurateur and TV personality Marco Pierre White has been appointed a Vice President of The Yorkshire Society. Marco was born in Leeds, the son of a chef and with an Italian mother. After initially training at the Hotel St...

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Barker Tower is the little tower in York with a big history

Barker Tower is the little tower in York with a big history

I regularly pass the little round tower known as Barker Tower just to the edge of Lendal Bridge in York whilst taking clients out on walking tours of York. The tower is now home to a great little café called the Perky Peacock, serving great cakes and coffee, so whilst...

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Special screening of award winning Who Is Yorkshire?

Special screening of award winning Who Is Yorkshire?

Corporate members, Eski Media, are inviting all Yorkshire Society members, supporters and friends to a preview screening of their feature documentary film “Who is Yorkshire?” Lasting 45 minutes, the film is an insightful and entertaining look at what makes Yorkshire...

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Test drive our Yorkshire Food and Drink Quiz

Test drive our Yorkshire Food and Drink Quiz

Soon, we'll be challenging the people of Yorkshire to test their knowledge of Yorkshire food and drink with a light-hearted quiz. Other quiz's on different Yorkshire themed subjects will be published at future dates too. You are welcome to try this first one and send...

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A Job Well Done

A Job Well Done

The Society sends its warmest congratulations to HM The Queen on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee next month. To celebrate this 70th anniversary, we asked Milly Johnson, Vice President of the Society, to write a poem on behalf of the people of Yorkshire to mark...

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