Classically Yours, winner of the 2017 Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Audience and Engagement, is to return to the East Riding to allow people to discover, enjoy and take part in a range of orchestral music activities.
This new season will bring some of the UK’s top orchestras, including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva, Britten Sinfonia and The Hallé Orchestra to the area. Performing in Beverley, Bridlington and Withernsea, there will be special concerts for children, families and older people, and opportunities for community groups to work with the orchestras.
Safer Sleep Week is an annual campaign run by the Lullaby Trust to raise awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and the safer sleep advice that reduces the risk of it occurring. Sadly, around five babies a week in the UK die from SIDS.
This year, the focus of Safer Sleep Week is on co-sleeping. It is estimated that by the age of three months half of all babies born in England and Wales will have slept in an adult bed with one or both parents, whether intended or not.
If you liked Beryl, you’ll love Delicate Flowers, the fast-moving Hull boxing play that punches above its weight and is now heading to Withernsea.
Written by Hull-based playwright Mark Rees and produced by his Single Story Theatre Company, Delicate Flowers tells the story of Barbara Buttrick, the young boxer and wrestler from Hessle, East Yorkshire, who fought adversity in her personal life in the 1940s and ‘50s to fight opponents in the ring.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has received National Lottery funding of £8,943 which will be used to deliver the ‘Serves Tennis’ programme in Withernsea.
Part of the Active Communities Everywhere project, the programme aims to encourage young people in deprived areas to have access to fun and engaging tennis sessions. It is especially aimed at those children who would not otherwise have access to such activities.
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.
East Riding Youth Dance is looking for young people to sign up for their exciting community dance programme alongside recruitment for the East Riding Youth Dance County Company.
Community dance is a fantastic opportunity for young people, Year 5 and upwards, to work closely with professional dance artists in a fun, energetic and inspirational environment over a twelve week period.
There are still tickets available for The Multi-Story Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Stark, who will be visiting Flemingate Shopping Centre, Beverley, on Saturday, 8 September at 5pm with a programme to delight the family.
The Multi-Story Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Stark, will be visiting Flemingate Shopping Centre, Beverley, on Saturday, 8 September at 5pm with a programme to delight the family.
They started in 2011, presenting extraordinary performances in unexpected settings. From car parks to schools and festivals, they create amazing live classical music experiences performed by incredible musicians.
Caitlin Macnamara has clear sights on the future after joining Hull and East Yorkshire law firm Williamsons as a commercial property solicitor at their Beverley office.
Caitlin, who is the daughter of a solicitor, said it was the perfect place to develop her career after working with another regional practice as a trainee and recently qualifying from the University of Law.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council, in partnership with Orchestras Live, are celebrating the news that their RPS award winning programme, Classically Yours, has received a grant of £95,434 from Arts Council England to allow it to continue until March 2020.
This means that the pioneering work to bring classical music to venues and communities which would not normally be able to enjoy and benefit from it can continue in various locations across the East Riding.
Jane Hawkard, Chief Officer at East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), along with representatives from City Health Care Partnership CIC and Yorkshire Ambulance Service (which runs NHS 111) has met with Graham Stuart MP and Withernsea Councillors to discuss in detail how the new urgent treatment services work across the East Riding area.