East Riding Libraries are encouraging residents to ‘Do something different’ on the internet for Get Online Week 2020, which runs from Monday,19 to Sunday, 25 October.
The East Riding Festival of Words is back for 2020 – with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors. The Festival features an exciting programme of events for children as well.
The East Riding Festival of Words is back for 2020 – with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors.
The team at East Riding Libraries have put together the programme, based on their knowledge of the most sought after writers in the East Riding.
The East Riding Festival of Words will be back in 2020 – with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors.
The team at East Riding Libraries have put together the programme, based on their knowledge of the most sought after writers in the East Riding and beyond.
The countdown has started for the hugely popular Walking East Yorkshire Festival 2020.
The festival, which will be delivered virtually for the first time in its history, will begin on Monday, 21 September with the launch of the brand new website.
A brand new event, unique to the area, will brighten up December at Sewerby Hall and Gardens this year: Enchanted Winter Woodland will take visitors on a magical outdoor journey of spectacular sounds and lights.
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.
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.
East Riding Libraries have launched a new free service to digitally download a variety of popular eNewspapers.
Library members can now access a choice of over 160 national, local and regional UK newspapers, as well as over 2300 from other countries, offering a range of digital publications in 59 different languages, and hundreds of back issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Following the latest government announcement, East Riding Leisure is to reopen its nine Leisure Centres on Saturday, 25 July.
Customers will find many differences when they return, in order to protect their health and wellbeing, and that of the staff.
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.
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.