DiscovER Stories By John Godber Coming To East Riding Libraries

DiscovER Stories By John Godber Coming To East Riding Libraries
October 10, 2017

Lit Up Festival is thrilled to present a newly commissioned work by one of the UK’s most performed playwrights, John Godber, which will tour East Riding Libraries at the end of this month, as part of the Out of this Word programme.

John has worked alongside a trio of emerging playwrights from The Writing Squad: Georgia Affonso; Ruby Lawrence and Lydia Marchant, to re-imagine East Riding histories. The piece is entitled HERE and NOW and it will see three trainee librarians battling with books, boilers and bad parking as they uncover amazing stories!

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Tackling Dementia and Loneliness With Sporting Memories

Tackling Dementia and Loneliness With Sporting Memories
September 11, 2017

East Riding Libraries have teamed up with the national Sporting Memories Foundation to offer a new kind of reminiscence group aimed at older people who may feel lonely and people living with dementia.

Reminiscence sessions, which are endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Society, have become an established part of the work that is being done at libraries across the East Riding with the aim of helping those with dementia and their carers meet others in a similar situation and share memories together.

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Something Out Of This Word Is Heading To The East Riding This Autumn

Something Out Of This Word Is Heading To The East Riding This Autumn
August 19, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is delighted to announce a large-scale programme of events called Out of this Word as its fourth and final event as a Principal Partner of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

‘Out of this Word’ brings top writers, poets, playwrights, artists and musicians from across the UK to the East Riding to celebrate the power of language.

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Two Meet The Author Events To Be Held At Beverley Library

Two Meet The Author Events To Be Held At Beverley Library
April 12, 2017

East Riding Libraries have organised two events at Beverley Library in the next few weeks, as part of their ‘Meet the Author’ series for 2017.

‘Meet the Author’ talks feature a wide range of both emerging and established writers and poets. They are a chance to hear readings, learn about the creative process and interact with the authors.

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Cracking Easter Tales And Easter Eggcitement At East Riding Libraries

Jingle Bells And Funny Smells At East Riding Libraries This Christmas
April 4, 2017

This Easter holiday, school-aged children are invited to come along to East Riding Libraries for a hilarious egg themed storytime, ‘Cracking Easter Tales,’ which is FREE to attend.

Reading ‘Rabbits don’t lay eggs’ by Paula Metcalf and Cally Johnson-Isaacs, it’s a chance to follow Rupert the rabbit as he tries to fit in on the farm.

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Join East Riding Libraries For A Library Safari This February Half Term

Jingle Bells And Funny Smells At East Riding Libraries This Christmas
February 8, 2017

There will be a chance to join East Riding Libraries this February Half-Term (20-24 February) for an animal -themed storytime, inspired by the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery, which runs from 11 February to 22 April.

The libraries team have selected some fun stories including ‘One to Ten, Animal Mayhem’ by Thomas Flintham, ideally suited to pre-schoolers; and David Walliams’s ‘First Hippo on the Moon’ which is fun for all the family.

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Free Wi-Fi Helps People Stay Connected At More Council-Run Venues

Free Wi-Fi Helps People Stay Connected At More Council-Run Venues
January 4, 2017

Residents visiting registration and celebratory services, entertainment venues, adult learning centres and Bevelrey Leisure Centre that are run by East Riding of Yorkshire Council will now be able to stay connected as free Wi-Fi goes live.

The works represent an important investment by the authority and allow residents to access services and transact with the council digitally.

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Treasure House In Beverley Unveils Its Events Programme For 2017

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December 20, 2016

The Treasure House at Beverley has unveiled its programme of exhibitions and events for 2017, and will be playing a major role in Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council – a Principal Partner in Hull 2017 – has published the programme of events, which includes the prestigious 52nd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition from 11 February to 22 April, on loan from the Natural History Museum.

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