Our Histories Revealed: African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire is a new exhibition at Goole Museum from 5 February to 6 April which uncovers the history of people of African descent from 1750 to 2007.
These dates represent the period of history beginning with the era of the famous anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce and ending with the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.
Local authors will be featured heavily in the East Riding Festival of Words – the new look literature festival coming to the area in October.
The festival will be officially launched by Val Wood at Beverley Art Gallery on Thursday, 18 October, at 7.30pm. Val will be giving an exclusive reading of her latest novel, ‘A Place to Call Home’, which will be published in November.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Employment, Education and Skills Team has joined up with East Riding Theatre’s Artist in Residence – She Productions – to deliver an innovative training course for local unemployed people.
The Finding Your Voice Programme is designed to build confidence, communication, social and creative skills for local unemployed people.
Two groups of young people in Yorkshire have come together across boundaries to take the recorder to their hearts, in an innovative community project as part of the 31st Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival opening next week, 24-27 May 2018.
York’s Minster Minstrels, an established youth ensemble dedicated to the exploration of early music, and Castaway Musical Theatre Goole, a vibrant group of young people with learning and physical disabilities from the Goole area, have been working on a collaborative project for the last three months, as part of the BBC Ten Pieces project, which aims to make classical music and musical instruments accessible.
Fans of the Harry Potter series can dust off their wands or take a trip down Diagon Alley to get a new one!
East Riding Libraries, in conjunction with Bloomsbury Children’s Books, are delighted to announce that the most magical night of the year, Harry Potter Book Night is returning to Beverley on Thursday 1 February from 6PM till 7PM.
Residents are being made aware of the help available to support people of all ages with mental health issues.
World Mental Health Day, which took place earlier this month, aims to raise awareness of the silent disease which can affect anyone at any time in their lives, and this year, the focus is on mental health in the workplace.
Castleford moved back up to second as they returned to winning ways with victory by four wickets away at Beverley Town. David Wainwright took three wickets for eight runs as the home side were dismissed for 117, Greg Whyley top scoring with 26.
Jamie Roe took 3-25 in the visitors reply but an unbeaten 64 from Connor Hyde was enough to secure victory and keep the Savile Park club in the hunt for an immediate return to the Premier League.