Send in your Ideas for a Christmas Playlist

It’s creeping nearer to that time of year and before we know it, we will all be merrily singing along to all our favourite Christmas Songs. The Arts Team would love to hear which Christmas songs are your favourites. Please send in your ideas for a Christmas playlist which we would love to listen toContinue reading “Send in your Ideas for a Christmas Playlist”

Talking more about burnout

A personal view by Julia Bognar, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Priory Medical Group Talking about burnout is scary, but it is important. As for someone, who has walked through it all, it is important to share my story because sharing somehow makes the entire processing part easier. However, it is so much harder to talk whenContinue reading “Talking more about burnout”

Explore the Fantastical Cardboard World of Grue!

Grue is a fantastical world created from positive energy and discarded paper, a wandering cardboard labyrinth of rooms to explore and wonders to discover.  Open weekends and school holidays between 3rd and 23rd December, 10:30 –am – 4:10pm. At the Old Parcels Office, Scarborough.  Pay what you can.  See below for an opportunity to helpContinue reading “Explore the Fantastical Cardboard World of Grue!”

November’s Creative Challenge

The cold, dark days of Autumn may be drawing in but the season does have its plus points.  When else, for instance, can you see such a rich abundance of colour on our trees and on the ground! Artist Andy Goldsworthy, who grew up in Yorkshire, makes incredible art in nature, including these Inspiring AutumnContinue reading “November’s Creative Challenge”

Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group October

Last week the Virtual Book Group met to discuss Crow’s Haunt by Rachel Wade. It was the Virtual Book Group’s first author visit and it was such a wonderful evening that really flew by! Rachel told us about her inspirations for the novel, including her great-uncle’s stories about Mrs Thornton, the real-life woman that inspired theContinue reading “Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group October”

Them There Then That

Some staff may recognise Tabitha Grove from her time as an artist working with patients in the renal unit at York. Tabitha is now performing in a solo show across Explore libraries in York during October (and touring nationally in 2023) and you’re invited to join her. It isn’t just books that hold our stories.Continue reading “Them There Then That”

Tribute to the Rainbow

by John Shepherd The COVID 19 pandemic resulted in lockdown and as the pandemic progressed support for the NHS manifested itself with a proliferation of images using the rainbow as a symbol. Using this idea as inspiration John took a series of botanical styled photographic images using the theme of colours of the rainbow. RestrictionsContinue reading “Tribute to the Rainbow”

Culture Club Gallery

The online gallery has been a little neglected of late and could do with a spruce up. The virtual gallery walls are looking a little sparce so if you have some work you’d be happy to submit please email it to With thanks to Karen Gover, Operating Department Orderly, for submitting her wonderfully atmosphericContinue reading “Culture Club Gallery”

Big Thank You Artwork for Pathology Labs

When the Pathology labs in Scarborough and York were awarded their Big Thank You fund to spend on their staff they chose to spend it on art to enhance the workplace environment. The laboratories played a significant role during the Pandemic through their commitment and extraordinary dedication to the service has no doubt made aContinue reading “Big Thank You Artwork for Pathology Labs”