Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is Embracing Contemporary Artwork

Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is Embracing Contemporary Artwork
November 18, 2019

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Museums Service, working with the Humber Museums Partnership which is funded by the Arts Council, is proud to be unveiling a contemporary artistic commission for interested artists to express an interest and submit their proposals.

An artistic fee of £8,000 is on offer for the successful applicant to bring a taste of contemporary art to the iconic setting of Sewerby Hall and Gardens in summer 2020.

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Take Part In The Creative Families Award At East Riding Museums

Take Part In The Creative Families Award At East Riding Museums
November 11, 2019

Families and Early Years Foundation Stage groups can now take part in the Creative Families Award at any museum run by East Riding Museums.

Little creatives aged between one and four can take part in the Award during their visit to the museum, which could be Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Goole Museum, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, or also the Treasure House in Beverley.

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30-Minute Walk In Bridlington Launched To Help People Stay Healthy

30-Minute Walk In Bridlington Launched To Help People Stay Healthy
October 1, 2019

The flourishing local Walking for Health scheme is expanding and has just launched a new 30-minute walk in Bridlington.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council runs a programme of health walks aimed mainly at people who take little or no exercise. It is part of the national Walking for Health initiative and offers led walks for beginners.

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Last Chance To See Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Last Chance To See Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
September 2, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding residents and visitors that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will close on Saturday, 14 September. The exhibition is open every day – including Sundays – until then.

On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.

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East Riding Town Crier Narrowly Misses The Title Of Champion Crier

East Riding Town Crier Narrowly Misses The Title Of Champion Crier
August 8, 2019

East Riding Town Crier Michael Wood has still got plenty to shout about after narrowly missing the title of Champion Crier at the Loyal Company of Town Criers British Championship in Darlington.

Michael was beaten into second place on the competition podium after losing out on the title by half a point.  However, he was thrilled to be awarded the next two important prizes – Best Dressed Town Crier and Best Ambassador.  These titles are for town crying presentational skills off the podium.

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What Was Here App – Time Travel Comes To The East Riding

What Was Here App - Time Travel Comes To The East Riding
June 14, 2019

East Riding Archives has created a new, free app that turns smartphones or tablets into virtual ‘time machines’. 

‘What Was Here?’ uses historical photos from the archives, plotted onto a Google Maps base map, to show users literally ‘what was here’ at their location and elsewhere across the East Yorkshire region.

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The Bridlington Weekend Of Motoring Returns This Weekend

The Bridlington Weekend Of Motoring Returns This Weekend
September 4, 2018

This weekend (Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September) will see the return of the Bridlington Weekend of Motoring 2018, organised by Tour Britannia on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Once again, the weekend will feature a wide range of events to appeal to anybody with an interest in any aspect of motoring.

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Bridlington Weekend Of Motoring 2018 : Programme Details Revealed

Bridlington Weekend Of Motoring 2018 : Programme Details Revealed
August 14, 2018

More details have been released about the Bridlington Weekend of Motoring 2018, to be held on Saturday and Sunday 8 and 9 September, organised by Tour Britannia on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Once again, the weekend will feature a wide range of events to appeal to anybody with an interest in any aspect of motoring.

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Bat Night At Sewerby Hall And Gardens

Bat Night At Sewerby Hall And Gardens
August 13, 2018

On Wednesday, 22 August, Geoff Wilson of the East Yorkshire Bat group, along with the education team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens, will be leading a bat walk through Sewerby Park.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about these night -time residents of Sewerby Park, from Geoff, the local expert.

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Summer Of Fun Continues With Week Of Events Including EYTCC Gathering

Summer Of Fun Continues With Week Of Events Including EYTCC Gathering
August 13, 2018

The Summer of Fun at Sewerby Hall and Gardens is continuing, with a varied programme of fun activities and events throughout the school holidays, until Friday, 31 August.

The fifth week of events begins on Monday, 20 August with a Rusticus Encounter : Greek Storyteller! Be amazed by ancient stories of gods and monsters with storyteller Apollo.

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Interserve Awarded Major Contract To Extend Of South Cliff Holiday Park

Interserve Awarded Major Contract To Extend Of South Cliff Holiday Park
July 28, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s cabinet has agreed to award a contract for the extension and partial refurbishment of South Cliff Holiday Park, and work on the site will begin imminently.

The contract worth approximately £7.75 million is for a scheme to create an expansion of the park on to the adjacent agricultural land of the Wilsthorpe Estate.

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Have a Summer of Fun At Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Summer of Fun At Sewerby Hall and Gardens
July 26, 2018

The Summer of Fun at Sewerby Hall and Gardens is here, with a varied programme of fun activities and events throughout the school holidays running till Friday, 31 August.

Highlights of the Summer of Fun will include Yorkshire Day on Wednesday 1 August, from 11am to 3pm with a spectacular celebration of all things Yorkshire.

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Bridlington Beach To Be Recreated At Great Yorkshire Show

Bridlington Beach To Be Recreated At Great Yorkshire Show
June 30, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be recreating Bridlington beach at the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate in an attempt to showcase the East Coast.

East Riding Council have sponsored the beach as part of the Welcome to Yorkshire stand at a cost of £4,000 for the duration of the event that takes place in July.

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Vehicle Rally By East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club

Vehicle Rally By East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club
May 17, 2018

Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be hosting the East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club’s (EYTCC) spring gathering of historic and classic vehicles on Sunday, 20 May, from 11am-4pm, giving visitors the opportunity to view over 150 vehicles and chat with their owners.

Formed in 1982, the EYTCC is for enthusiasts of vintage and classic motor vehicles. The club has many events throughout the year and a large membership – with a diverse selection of vehicles – generally over 20 years old.

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