The team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens have announced that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition on loan from the Natural History Museum, which was rescheduled for Spring 2021, has been postponed again, and will now be on view in 2022.
A new guide to encourage visitors to book now for destination spots in Bridlington and the East Coast for 2021 has been produced.
Visit East Yorkshire (VEY), who have created the guide, is looking forward to welcoming visitors back to popular East Coast towns, resorts and attractions when it is safe to do so.
The ‘’Into the Picture’ podcasts from Sewerby Hall and Gardens is back for 2021!
Education officer Robert Chester is now producing fortnightly podcasts, inspired by the various rooms in the house.
Although Sewerby Hall is currently closed, the team are still reaching out to their youngest visitors and customers.
In normal times, Sewerby Hall hosts weekly Sewerby Squirrels sessions, which cannot happen at the moment. Instead, there are weekly posts on social media aimed at Under 5s and their families.
Following the latest government announcement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued an update about its services provided by its Culture and Customer Services team.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens is to host the 56th edition of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in 2021.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features 100 awe-inspiring images, featuring exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.
The museum’s team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens have made a new video to celebrate and commemorate some of the decisive events of the war years and some special people from the town of Bridlington.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be celebrating this October half-term holidays with brand new outdoor activities.
The Love Exploring app has had an update with a Halloween DanceTrail around the grounds with spooky Skeletons, witches, zombies and mummies. The free app can be downloaded from either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
A special picture challenge trail at Danes Dyke is now available on the ‘What Was Here?’ app to encourage people to say where they think historic images were photographed.
An exciting new pilot scheme to encourage and support communities and residents to be physically, mentally and socially active has launched on a trial basis in four towns in the East Riding. Hopes are high that local residents will get involved and improve their wellbeing in Active Towns.
Active Towns sees East Riding of Yorkshire Council working closely in the community with residents and local clubs, groups and organisations to expand their community resources and help to develop wellbeing activities with residents.
The Treasure House welcomes families from Friday, 9 October to Saturday, 31 October for a Where’s Wally extravaganza.
Visitors will be able to have fun finding Wally lurking amongst the displays in the Treasure House Museum and Beverley Art Gallery in the Where’s Wally Spooky Museum Search. Alongside Wally will be a set of letters, spelling out a spooky word. Families are invited to go all the way and come dressed as Wally!
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.
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 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.
Yorkshire Day will be celebrated differently at Sewerby Hall and Gardens this year.
Current restrictions make it impossible to arrange the usual formal celebrations, so this year the venue has come up with a new way to mark the occasion: a Great Yorkshire Picnic.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens – where both the house and gardens have now reopened – have gone digital to add to the visitor experience.
Visitors to the house can scan QR codes to enjoy a range of short talks by education officer Robert Chester and curator Janice Smith.
Following the government’s announcements on 23 June, East Riding of Yorkshire Council is now able to issue updates on the reopenings of more of its facilities for residents and visitors.