The East Riding is gearing up to host some of the world’s top para-cyclists to the area next month and businesses, community representatives and residents are invited to a roadshow in Beverley to find out about how to get involved.
On Saturday, 21 September, and running alongside the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, Beverley will host the start of the 2019 Para-Cycling International which will see world-class athletes leave Saturday Market and race through Bishop Burton, Market Weighton, Holme on Spalding Moor, Foggathorpe and Bubwith to the finish in Harrogate.
Some of the world’s top para-cyclists, including Beverley-born double world and Paralympic champion Adam Duggleby, will be in the town next month for the start of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.
Adam, who is the tandem pilot for partially-sighted Steve Bate, will join around 60 cyclists in Beverley’s Saturday Market on Saturday, 21 September for the start of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.
In advance of the full programme release in early April, the ArtWaves Festival has today announced a special workshop by award-winning artist Richard Allen, as part of the fifth annual event taking place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2019.
ArtWaves is a vibrant festival of traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art allowing artists from beginners to experts to try something different or master a skill in this year’s exciting programme of workshops, demonstrations, talks, exhibits and more.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – will be back in Beverley in summer, 2019.
Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new exhibition from Saturday, 22 June – Saturday, 14 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays this year.
ArtWaves festival is back, taking over Bridlington Spa and beyond for the fifth year. The popular ArtWaves Fringe will begin on Monday 17 June. Also, there are some new dates, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2019.
Organisers say that this year is set to exceed all that has come before. They add it will be a vibrant showcase of traditional, digital, contemporary and also urban art.
East Riding Leisure is celebrating National Customer Service Week next week, giving an opportunity for customers to get to know their local leisure centre team better.
Several of the ten leisure centres across the East Riding will be holding customer forums during National Customer Service Week, including managers’ surgeries, and a range of events including opportunities to meet the staff.
East Riding Libraries now offer Games Groups – a chance to enjoy a wide range of games and meet new people.
Eleven libraries across the area have been provided with a Scrabble set and a games compendium with equipment and instructions for 30 games, including chess, draughts, ludo, snakes and ladders, Yahtzee, a pack of cards, dice and dice cup, dominoes, and Halma.
As part of the programme of Heritage Open Days 2018, Beverley will be opening the doors to some of the town’s most recognisable buildings.
Heritage Open Days, organised by the Beverley and Hull Civic Societies, and the National Trust, open historic buildings that may otherwise be closed to the public, and provide events such as walks and guided tours free of charge.