A new display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team has just opened. ‘Historic hospitals: care in the East Riding before the Health Service’ examines the beginnings of organised public health provision in the region in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Some of the places covered in the exhibition are Castle Hill hospital, Cottingham; the Lloyd cottage hospital in Bridlington; and Withernsea convalescent home.
Endorsed by Radio 1 breakfast DJ during the Eighties, Mike Read, as being “like Live Aid meets Top of the Pops” – 80’S Mania is sweeping into town.
From West End producer, director, performer and choreographer Vikki Holland-Bowyer, the hit-packed production features back-combed hair, shimmying shoulder pads, wet-look neon leggings, the lairiest of leotards, indiscriminate double denim and 24-7 sunglasses – and that’s just a description of the audience of Europe’s official Eighties Reunion concert show.
The Business Day is delighted to announce the addition of Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire Sir Gary Verity and internationally renowned leadership guru René Carayol MBE as speakers at the event being held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June.
Fresh from delivering the spectacle of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire to 2.6 million spectators and with images being beamed around the globe to 190 countries, Sir Gary will be the first speaker of the day for 670 delegates attending The Business Day and will share the stage with Yorkshire cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott OBE.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be hosting the East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club’s (EYTCC) spring gathering of historic and classic vehicles on Sunday, 20 May, from 11am-4pm, giving visitors the opportunity to view over 150 vehicles and chat with their owners.
Formed in 1982, the EYTCC is for enthusiasts of vintage and classic motor vehicles. The club has many events throughout the year and a large membership – with a diverse selection of vehicles – generally over 20 years old.
ArtWaves returns for a fourth year to Bridlington Spa on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018, transforming the venue into a vibrant hub of workshops, demonstrations, activities and much more.
The visual arts festival fringe programme is now underway with workshops and evening events being staged across the week with returning artists such as Robert Dutton and Carol Davidson, alongside specially curated evening events from Hornsea Art Society and Bridlington Art Society.
East Riding of Yorkshire’s town crier, Michael Wood, has been crowned as the best in Britain for the fifth time after scooping the title at The Loyal Company of Town Criers (LCTC) British Town Criers’ Championship over the bank holiday weekend.
The event, which coincided with the LCTC’s 25th anniversary celebrations, saw competitors contest in the City of Ely, Cambridgeshire, and perform their ‘home cry’ for which they shout the praises of the areas they represent. Dry facts and numerous dates do not impress the judges, but creative writing does.
The sky over Sewerby Fields, in Bridlington, is set to be awash with colourful kites as part of a two-day festival, hosted East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Active Coast programme and the Northern Kite Group and sponsored by St Stephen’s Shopping Centre (Hull).
The event will take place on Saturday, 19 and Sunday, 20 May and will see displays from a number of internationally-renowned experts as well as traditional fairground rides and a food village, with plenty of local produce on offer to create the perfect picnic.
The council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service, in partnership with the local England Netball Development Officer Pauline Hardy, recently celebrated the third anniversary of Walking Netball starting in the East Riding of Yorkshire with a tournament at East Riding Leisure Beverley.
Teams which are based in the East Riding leisure centres of Beverley, Haltemprice, Withernsea, Driffield and Bridlington attended the competition.
Bridlington Spa and Paul Holman Associates have announced today that Star Trek legend Marina Sirtis will headline as the Fairy in this year’s spectacular family Pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, running from Friday 14 December 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019.
Best known to millions around the world for her role as the sexy and empathic Counsellor Deanna Troi in the enormously successful Star Trek: The Next Generation television series and the four Paramount feature films that followed, Sirtis gained worldwide acclaim and a legion of loyal fans. Her character was ranked within the Top 20 Most Interesting Star Trek Characters of all time in a fan poll.
The ArtWaves Festival has a growing outreach and community project as part of the festival offerings, taking over Bridlington Spa from Monday 7th to Sunday 13th May 2018.
Commissioned BBC and The Eden Project artist, Mellissa Fisher is leading on an interactive installation, consisting of 100 faces of men and women to symbolise the 100 year anniversary since women were granted the right to vote.