Dance Artists Break The Rules With A Weekend Of Contemporary Dance

Dance Artists Break The Rules With A Weekend Of Contemporary Dance
April 24, 2017

Hull Dance, the leading voice for professional dancers in the UK’s City of Culture, presents Transgression: Breaking the rules between Friday 12 and Sunday 14 May, with exceptional performances, insightful discussion and workshops from artists all well-known for breaking the rules.

From Internationally renowned New Art Club creating their usual brand of mayhem in the Guildhall’s council chamber to Colette Sadler’s Notebook Series, where she creates a conversation with her laptop.

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New Mini Guide To Help Visitors Enjoy Bridlington

Bridlington Spa Leads The East Riding Into The Year Of Culture
April 24, 2017

A new mini guide, aimed at helping day visitors make the most of their trip to Bridlington, is now available.

The ‘Enjoy Bridlington’ guide includes information about various attractions in the town, including Bridlington Spa, Sewerby Hall and Gardens, John Bull’s World of Rock, Burton Agnes Hall, the Bayle Museum and Priory Church, details about sport and leisure activities like those offered by East Riding Leisure Bridlington and things to do on the heritage coast, such as tours of Flamborough Lighthouse or viewing the seabird colonies of RSPB Bempton.

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Arup To Design And Pre-Construct Yorkshire Harbour And Marina

Arup To Design And Pre-Construct Yorkshire Harbour And Marina
April 23, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Bridlington Harbour Commissioners have appointed internationally-renowned professional services firm Arup to undertake project design and pre-construction work for the Yorkshire Harbour and Marina Project.

Funded by a £3.5 million Local Growth Fund grant, awarded by the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership, Arup will start work in March and will provide a design for the preferred concept, advice on potential funding sources, preparation of papers to support any statutory orders and consents and the development of tender documentation for the project’s construction. This work is anticipated to take until late 2018 to complete.

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Enterprising Primary And Secondary Pupils In Entrepreneurial Initiative

Enterprising Primary And Secondary Pupils In Entrepreneurial Initiative
April 23, 2017

Primary and secondary pupils and businesses will be coming together for a celebration event to mark the end of the 14th ‘Make £5 Blossom’ project, whereby children were given a nominal amount of money to develop innovative ideas to make a profit.

Over 300 young people took part in the project, sponsored by the John Cracknell Enterprise Bank. The celebration event is being held at the Guildhall on 26 April, and will see those involved sharing their enterprising journeys.

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Launch Of Crowd Funding Campaign For Additional Sea Of Hull Artwork

Launch Of Crowd Funding Campaign For Additional Sea Of Hull Artwork
April 23, 2017

Friends of the Ferens, on behalf of Ferens Art Gallery, has today launched a crowd funding campaign to raise money to purchase a further piece of artwork from Spencer Tunick’s Sea of Hull installation for the city to keep forever.

Three of the unique Sea of Hull photographs have now joined the gallery’s permanent collection as part of the original commission and the Ferens has been offered the opportunity to add a fourth as a reminder of that unique day in Hull on 9 July 2016 which made worldwide headlines.

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Beach Dog Restrictions To Begin For Summer Season

Beach Dog Restrictions To Begin For Summer Season
April 22, 2017

Dog owners are being reminded that restrictions excluding their pets from certain parts of beaches along the East Coast will come into force on Monday 1 May this year.

The annual exclusion, enforced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, will run until Saturday 30 September and was brought in to help families and visitors enjoy the seaside without being bothered by nuisance dogs or fouling.

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Hundreds Set To Take Part In Freebird Events First Triathlon

Hundreds Set To Take Part In Freebird Events First Triathlon
April 21, 2017

One of the UK’s most popular pool-based triathlons makes its return to Driffield this May, and is set to welcome hundreds of competitors from across the country, and even the globe!

The Driffield triathlon, organised by Freebird Events, adult race starts with a 400m swim at Driffield Leisure Centre, followed by a 19km bike ride around the scenic local roads and a multi-lap 5km run around the grounds of the sports centre.

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ArtWaves Festival : The Jungle Comes To Bridlington Spa

ArtWaves Festival : The Jungle Comes To Bridlington Spa
April 21, 2017

ArtWaves Festival is excited to release this year’s urban twist to the event on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May 2017 Bridlington Spa.

Many will know that in the late 1980s, as graffiti started to evolve from its underground roots, Bridlington played host to the National Graffiti Championships inviting world renowned artists to showcase their talents; helping make the street art scene what it is today.

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Walking Cricket Is A First For Yorkshire

Walking Cricket Is A First For Yorkshire
April 21, 2017

New walking cricket sessions launched in the East Riding are helping men and women aged 50 and over to access the sport regardless of ability.

The East Riding has become the first region in Yorkshire to offer walking cricket following the success of other walking sports such as football and netball launched by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service.

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BRIDLINGTON : Jason Manford – Muddle Class – A Show Not To be Missed

BRIDLINGTON : Jason Manford - Muddle Class - A Show Not To be Missed
April 18, 2017

He’s back and coming to Bridlington! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.

Coming to Bridlington Spa on Friday 9 February 2018, ‘Muddle Class’ promises to feature a wealth of new material about Jason growing up ‘working class’ then finding, over the years, that part of him has become ‘middle class’ – causing much confusion! Delivered with Jason’s amiable charm and captivating wit, this is a show not to be missed.

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Overnight Road Improvements At Willerby Square Roundabout

Roadworks Due To Start On B1248
April 18, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is to improve the high friction surfacing and road markings at Willerby Square roundabout, and also on all the approach roads.

The works are programmed to start on Monday, 24 April, 2017 and will take four nights to complete. The working hours will be 19:00 – 05:00.

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Consumers Warned Over Illegal Ice Cream Vendors

Consumers Warned Over Illegal Ice Cream Vendors
April 17, 2017

Licensing officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council have received a number of reports of illegal ice cream vans operating in a number of locations over the last week.

As many people start to enjoy the better weather, there were reports of unlicensed ice cream vendors operating in the Hornsea, Hessle and Fraisthorpe areas.

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Celebrating The Bantu From South Of The Equator

HULL : Everyone Invited To Hull 2017 Opener Made In Hull
April 14, 2017

On Saturday 15 April the first exhibition celebrating the culture, creativity and food of the Bantu people from south of the equator, will take place in Hull.

Having found sanctuary in the city, many Bantu people from south of the equator now call Hull their home and will share the beauty of their culture during a six-month roadshow around the city.

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Hull 2017 Memories Captured For Future Generations

Hull 2017 Memories Captured For Future Generations
April 13, 2017

The bike that delivered the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 bid, the storyboard of Made in Hull and feathers from Place des Anges.

These are just some of the items that will be placed in the Hull 2017 archives at Hull History Centre, which was recently awarded Archive Service Accreditation by The National Archives. This will sit alongside digital content, which will be stored in the University of Hull’s secure digital archive.

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Slung Low’s Flood Part Two: Abundance By James Phillips Gets Underway

Slung Low's Flood Part Two: Abundance By James Phillips Gets Underway
April 13, 2017

The first live performances of Flood Part Two: Abundance, the latest chapter in a major new work by the acclaimed theatre company Slung Low, have now taken place as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Directed by artistic director Alan Lane and written by award-winning playwright James Phillips, Abundance is the next stage in Flood, an extraordinary year-long epic commissioned for Hull 2017, which is being told online, live in Hull and on BBC television.

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Bridlington Hits The Bullseye As The Winmau World Masters Returns To The Town

Bridlington Hits The Bullseye As The Winmau World Masters Returns To The Town
April 13, 2017

The Winmau World Masters darts championship is returning to Bridlington Spa this September featuring some of the world’s top darts players.

Taking place between Monday 25 September and Thursday 28 September, the tournament is scheduled to follow immediately after the British Darts Organisation Open Championship; meaning an extended stay in the town for players and spectators.

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