Contribute to Local History With The COVID-19 Memories Archive

Contribute to Local History With The COVID-19 Memories Archive
January 21, 2021

East Riding Archives is asking residents to contribute their recorded experiences of the COVID-19 period into a growing collection of memories, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations.

The archives team are looking for digital, written and printed items such as diaries detailing life under COVID-19 restrictions; photographs of people’s daily lives; poems and stories; and any recordings of thanks for NHS and key workers.

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Let’s Play Darts!

Let's Play Darts!
December 14, 2020

Visit East Yorkshire and Bridlington Spa are delighted to announce the return of the British Open and British Classic darts tournament to Bridlington in 2021.

The three-day tournament organised by Tri-Nations darts will be held at Bridlington Spa from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 October 2021.

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Beverley to York Rail Link Proposal Turned Down By Government

Beverley to York Rail Link Proposal Turned Down By Government
December 7, 2020

Proposals to restore the Beverley to York rail link have been turned down by the Government.  MP Graham Stuart says he disappointed with the decision while adding he remains optimistic that the project has a future.

Back in June, the MP submitted a bid to restore the 32-mile length of track from Beverley to York to the Department for Transport’s Restoring Your Railway Fund.

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Poetry Competition – Final Chance To Enter For 2020

Poetry Competition - Final Chance To Enter For 2020
November 17, 2020

Time is running out to enter the East Riding Festival of Words Poetry Competition for 2020. It will reach its climax with an online event on Saturday, 28 January 2021.

The event will celebrate the winning poets, hear from the judges, and listen to the winning poems. However, the closing date for entries to be submitted and paid for will be Saturday, 28 November 2020.

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Discover The Magic And Wonder Of Whitefriargate This Half-Term

Discover The Magic And Wonder Of Whitefriargate This Half-Term
October 23, 2020

The rich history of Whitefriargate, Hull’s most famous thoroughfare, can be explored this half-term thanks to a new family-friendly trail.

The trail, which can be downloaded from the Visit Hull website, includes fun facts and information about the historic street’s medieval past and its stunning architecture.

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A Chance To Contribute To The COVID-19 Collection In The East Riding

A Chance To Contribute To The COVID-19 Collection In The East Riding
August 24, 2020

East Riding Archives is asking residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 lockdown period in a new COVID-19 collection, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations.

The archives team are looking for items like photographs of people’s daily lives; pictures of empty streets; pictures and recordings of the ‘Clap for Carers’ on Thursday evenings, or other thanks for NHS and key workers; or even diaries with notes about what people have been doing during the lockdown.

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Hull’s Iconic Fish Trail Goes Digital

Hull’s Iconic Fish Trail Goes Digital
August 18, 2020

Hull’s popular Fish Trail is going digital thanks to a free app that can turn your mobile phone into a virtual time machine.

The trail, which weaves its way through Hull’s Old Town, can now be enjoyed alongside an app that brings historic areas of the city back to life.

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East Riding Leisure Are Looking For Customer Opinions

East Riding Leisure Are Looking For Customer Opinions
August 11, 2020

Since East Riding Leisure reopened their sites on 25 July, they have launched a short survey for visitors.

It is aimed at trying to help gain feedback with regard to the monitoring of the procedures which they implemented following their earlier reopening survey back in June.

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New Systems In Place At Local Libraries Which Re-Open Monday

New Systems In Place At Local Libraries Which Re-Open Monday
August 7, 2020

East Riding Libraries are pleased to announce that they will be opening their doors for browsing from Monday, 10 August. 

Each library has been working hard to put the systems in place to welcome customers back safely, supported by the government announcement that face coverings will be compulsory in libraries by that time.  

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Skidby Historic Windmill & Museum Re-Opens To Public

Skidby Historic Windmill & Museum Re-Opens To Public
July 19, 2020

Skidby windmill which was built in 1821, and is the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again on Monday, 20 July after being closed during the lockdown.

The mill’s opening hours will remain the same as before: Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 10.00am-5.00pm, closed for lunch 12.30pm-1.00pm, last admissions at 4.15pm. These times may be subject to change.

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