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Viola Trawler

Book now for a celebration dinner to launch the new Viola gin

2nd November 2019

Hotham’s Distillery have created a second Viola gin which will be launched at a celebration dinner at 1884 Wine & Tapas Bar.

The company unveiled an Old Tom Viola gin a year ago to help raise funds to support the Viola appeal.

Now they have produced…

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Viola campaign to benefit from calendar of famous ships

21st October 2019

The campaign to bring the Viola back to Hull will benefit from a unique calendar which has been produced to raise funds and to increase awareness of the project.

Larry Malkin, an artist from Welwick, East Yorkshire, initiated the project and has painted …

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Larry’s Viola fleet – the 12 ships selected for the calendar

21st October 2019

Larry’s Viola fleet – the 12 ships selected for the calendar

Larry Malkin was inspired to create the “Homeward Bound” calendar after being commissioned to paint a picture of the Norland for the cover of a book.

He had already decided to paint the Viola …

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102-year-old Eric shares memories of his father who skippered the Viola

4th October 2019

Acclaimed independent media organisation Hull is This has joined the celebrations around the latest milestone for the Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City project by releasing an exclusive audio interview with Eric Tharratt.

Hull City Council announced this w…

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Yorkshire’s Maritime City project secures lottery grant

2nd October 2019

A huge project to protect and promote Hull’s maritime history will become a reality after the approval of a £13.6m grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

The Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City project is the next major phase in the regeneration of H…

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