Top Photography Exhibition To Go On Show At Beverley Art Gallery

Top Photography Exhibition To Go On Show At Beverley Art Gallery
September 14, 2020

Saturday, 19 September will see the opening of a major touring exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery – the Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition.

The exhibition features the 100 best photographs from across the globe as selected by the RPS, one of the world’s oldest photography associations.

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Updated Creative Families Awards Launched In East Riding Museums

Updated Creative Families Awards Launched In East Riding Museums
September 6, 2020

Young visitors to any one of the East Riding Museums venues can take part in the newly updated Creative Families Awards.

The Awards are specially devised for Under Fives, and are a precursor to the Arts Awards:  www.artsaward.org.uk Families with young children, and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)  groups, are invited to take part.

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A Chance To Contribute To The COVID-19 Collection In The East Riding

A Chance To Contribute To The COVID-19 Collection In The East Riding
August 24, 2020

East Riding Archives is asking residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 lockdown period in a new COVID-19 collection, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations.

The archives team are looking for items like photographs of people’s daily lives; pictures of empty streets; pictures and recordings of the ‘Clap for Carers’ on Thursday evenings, or other thanks for NHS and key workers; or even diaries with notes about what people have been doing during the lockdown.

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5 Things To Discover At East Riding Museums

5 Things To Discover At East Riding Museums
August 18, 2020

East Riding Museums are inviting visitors to take part in the ‘5 Things to Discover’ challenge.

There are five activities for families with young children to enjoy at each museum: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Treasure House, Beverley Guildhall, Skidby Windmill and Goole Museum.

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East Riding Leisure Are Looking For Customer Opinions

East Riding Leisure Are Looking For Customer Opinions
August 11, 2020

Since East Riding Leisure reopened their sites on 25 July, they have launched a short survey for visitors.

It is aimed at trying to help gain feedback with regard to the monitoring of the procedures which they implemented following their earlier reopening survey back in June.

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New Systems In Place At Local Libraries Which Re-Open Monday

New Systems In Place At Local Libraries Which Re-Open Monday
August 7, 2020

East Riding Libraries are pleased to announce that they will be opening their doors for browsing from Monday, 10 August. 

Each library has been working hard to put the systems in place to welcome customers back safely, supported by the government announcement that face coverings will be compulsory in libraries by that time.  

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Skidby Historic Windmill & Museum Re-Opens To Public

Skidby Historic Windmill & Museum Re-Opens To Public
July 19, 2020

Skidby windmill which was built in 1821, and is the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again on Monday, 20 July after being closed during the lockdown.

The mill’s opening hours will remain the same as before: Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 10.00am-5.00pm, closed for lunch 12.30pm-1.00pm, last admissions at 4.15pm. These times may be subject to change.

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Bags Of Creativity For East Riding’s Children And Young People This Summer

Bags Of Creativity For East Riding’s Children And Young People This Summer
July 13, 2020

A new partnership will deliver bags packed with creative activities and inspiring materials to 1000 vulnerable children and young people in the East Riding this Summer.

IVE, the Bridge Organisation for Yorkshire and the Humber is working with the Local Cultural Education Partnership and social services in the East Riding to deliver Bags of Creativity. The bags are designed to make sure all children and young people can be creative at home by providing everything they need in one place.

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East Riding Libraries And Customer Services Set To Reopen

East Riding Libraries And Customer Services Set To Reopen
June 30, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its libraries, mobile libraries, and Customer Service Centres.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different to the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which these services will operate.

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Bridlington Park And Ride Buses And Land Trains Will Start On 4 July

Bridlington Park And Ride Buses And Land Trains Will Start On 4 July
June 25, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the popular Bridlington Park and Ride bus service will start on Saturday, 4 July, and will run until early November, seven days a week.

Whilst the COVID-19 restrictions are in place, customers will have to wear a face-covering if they wish to travel on the Park and Ride. There will also be reduced capacity on the Park and Ride buses to ensure social distancing. 

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