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Viola trawler calendar collection on display at Holmpton bunker

5th June 2021

The Viola and other ships which featured in the Viola Trust’s 2020 calendar are among the vessels included in an exhibition of maritime paintings which has opened at an ex-Cold War bunker in Holderness.

The underground galleries at the former RAF Holmpto…

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Fishing News features the story of the Viola by renowned author

8th January 2021

A writer, journalist and academic who has become a renowned author specialising in maritime themes has taken the story of the Viola to a wide and highly relevant audience with a feature article in the Fishing News, a leading authority in the industry.

Br…

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“Far From Home” claims poetry prize in Viola competition

30th November 2020

A writer whose desk overlooks the North Sea used the inspiration of her coastal location to claim first place in the poems and short stories category of the Viola Trust’s “One Thousand Words” competition.

Alison Riley, who lives on the seafront in Hornse…

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Winning painting captures the magic of the Viola trawler

30th November 2020

A Hull-born sculptor and artist has taken first place in the painting category of the Viola Trust’s “One Thousand Words” competition with one of his works showing the Viola at sea.

Steve Fletcher, submitted two works which he painted in his home studio a…

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Carol captures Viola for Ferens Open Exhibition

24th April 2020

It missed out on the big prizes but a painting of the Viola by local artist Carol Davidson was in demand at this year’s Ferens Open exhibition and attracted a buyer at the event preview.

“Rust in Peace”, which shows a close-up of the weather-beaten bridg…

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