Sorting Hats And Wands Return For Harry Potter Book Night

Sorting Hats And Wands Return For Harry Potter Book Night
January 22, 2020

Limited numbers of tickets are still on sale for the ever-popular Harry Potter Book Night 2020 events in East Riding Libraries.

The event returns in February for an evening of games, crafts, and fun. There will be readings, the Sorting Hat ceremony, the Polyjuice Potion Game, and Ancient Runes Lessons!

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Chameleon Bring ‘The Winds Of Change’ To Beverley

Chameleon Bring ‘The Winds Of Change’ To Beverley
January 22, 2020

There will be a chance to come along to a musical afternoon with Chameleon at the Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley, on Thursday, 6 February at 2pm.

Chameleon is a multi-instrumental woodwind quartet, exploring a varied programme of folk, classical and twentieth-century music.

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Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries

Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries
January 17, 2020

East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration until 29 February, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.

East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.

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Tickets Still Available For Welcome Return Of The London Theatre Voices

Tickets Still Available For Welcome Return Of The London Theatre Voices
January 11, 2020

Tickets are still available for the welcome return of The London Theatre Voices to Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley, on Saturday, 18 January at 7.30pm, with The Gentlemen of English National Opera.

Four singers from the award-winning English National Opera Chorus – David Newman, Paul Sheehan, Michael Burke, and Andrew Tinkler, along with their accompanist Simon Haynes – present a concert filled with a wide range of vocal music.

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Harry Potter Quiz Night at Beverley Library

Harry Potter Quiz Night at Beverley Library
December 11, 2019

For those who are potty for Potter –  there will be a chance to pass through platform 9 3/4 to reach Hogwarts (known to muggles as Beverley Library) on Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 for East Riding Libraries’ first ever Harry Potter Quiz Night.

Following on from the success of East Riding Libraries’ annual Harry Potter Book Night events for primary school children (taking place between 03 and 08 February, 2020) the Beverley Library team have created this quiz night with secondary school children and adults in mind.

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Christmas Holiday Fun In East Riding Libraries

Christmas Holiday Fun In East Riding Libraries
December 9, 2019

East Riding Libraries will be celebrating Christmas with Storytimes and Bounce and Rhyme sessions.

The Storytimes will feature an Out of This World Christmas, taking a trip into outer space and discovering why ‘Aliens love Panta Claus’ ( a book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort), including songs, stories and activities.

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Richard Durrant’s Candlelit Christmas Tour Is Coming To Beverley

Richard Durrant’s Candlelit Christmas Tour Is Coming To Beverley
October 8, 2019

If you don’t fancy yet another panto and are actively trying to avoid the more saccharine, tinselly aspects of the Christmas season then Richard Durrant’s candlelit Christmas tour is definitely the right choice for you.

In fact, the maverick musician, guitarist and songwriter Richard Durrant may have uncovered the true meaning of midwinter with his ever-popular candlelit tour now in its 15th year.

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A Journey Through Song – By Rebecca Newman

A Journey Through Song - By Rebecca Newman
October 2, 2019

Classical Number One selling soprano Rebecca Newman will present a special programme of her favourite operatic arias, traditional folk songs, sacred arias and songs from her childhood growing up on the coast in Devon.

Rebecca has many funny and touching stories from her unusual musical career, which has seen her perform with international tenor Joseph Callejah and stars like Aled Jones, Alfie Boe and Russell Watson. 

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She Productions To Offer Workshops At Festival of Words

She Productions To Offer Workshops At Festival of Words
September 30, 2019

The East Riding Festival of Words includes the ever-popular Children’s Festival, and this year will see Drama Workshops for children delivered by She Productions in Beverley Library.

These interactive and inclusive drama workshops will encourage children to be creative, dynamic and empathetic, whilst also having great fun at the same time!

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New Treasure House Exhibition Aims To Explain The Mysteries Inside Us

New Treasure House Exhibition Aims To Explain The Mysteries Inside Us
September 17, 2019

A new exhibition exploring the intriguing work of a local medical illustrator will open at the Treasure House, Beverley, on Saturday, 21 September.

Mysteries Inside Us: Medical Illustrations by Annamaria Dutto will showcase an overview of the artist’s professional practice, and includes early pencil drawings from her training in hospitals and contemporary digital pieces produced using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.  

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Bestselling Authors Coming To The East Riding Festival Of Words

Bestselling Authors Coming To The East Riding Festival Of Words
August 22, 2019

The East Riding Festival of Words will be back from 15 – 20 October, bringing popular authors to the local area to talk about murder, belonging and a great deal more besides.

Writers including Christy Lefteri, Ann Cleeves and Jessica Fellowes will all be in Beverley, as part of the event organised by East Riding Libraries.

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Heavy Metal Marine Biology Show Heading To Beverley Library

Heavy Metal Marine Biology Show Heading To Beverley Library
July 2, 2019

The exciting events programme for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition continues on Sunday, 14 July with Tom ‘the Blowfish’ Hird’s heavy metal marine biology show at Beverley Library.

This family-friendly show, based on Tom Hird’s book ‘Blowfish’s Oceanopedia’, takes the audience on a loud journey through the world of the oceans.

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