Winifred Holtby, the writer of South Riding, was born and lived at Rudston House on Long Street.

In 2015, there are a number of events in the village to commemorate Winifred Holtby’s birth:

11th and 12th April; Travelling exhibitionVillage Hall
May 17thWalk where Winifred walkedVillage Hall
May 28Her Yorkshire roots and family connectionsVillage Hall
27th 28th JuneWinifred Holtby birthday weekendRudston House and garden
11th -14th SeptemberFlower festival based on the life and works of Winifred HolbyAll Saints Church
19th SeptemberWinifred Holtby Society visit to Rudston. Starts at Hull History Centre at 10:00.Various

A one page list with full details can be downloaded by clicking here.

A flyer about the Winifred Holtby Society event can be downloaded by clicking here.


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