The annual Bridlington Kite Festival – a weekend of vibrant kites soaring high above Sewerby Fields in the seaside town – has been rescheduled for this year only.
Spring is here, and East Riding Leisure is pleased to announce that, in line with Government guidelines and the roadmap, they are launching an outdoor class programme starting from w/c Monday, 29 March 2021.
The popularity of East Riding Archives has surged during the recent lockdowns. In January they were in the top 15 most used archive services in the UK with nearly a third more online visits over the past year.
Many aspects of the Archives service’s work have taken on new importance.
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.
East Riding Leisure and East Riding Libraries have teamed up to showcase various ways they can support mental and physical health this winter.
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.
East Riding Libraries are reminding customers that they are still offering their ‘Order and Collect’ service – customers can either phone their library or order books and then collect from their specified East Riding Library once available.
Books can be returned to any East Riding Library during opening hours and will be quarantined for three days before being cleaned and returned to shelves.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council, in partnership with Hull City Council, is seeking to recruit up to five new volunteers.
They are needed to take their place on the East Riding of Yorkshire and Kingston upon Hull Joint Local Access Forum in early 2021.
Members of East Riding Leisure will be able to enjoy exclusive live workouts with instructors, starting on Monday, 7 December.
Every Friday, members will receive links for the workouts for the following week.
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.
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.
A major heritage project in the Humber Bridge Country Park is nearing completion.
‘Quarry to Country Park’ has been funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and delivered by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and their contractors, Ashcourt Construction.
East Riding Libraries are encouraging residents to ‘Do something different’ on the internet for Get Online Week 2020, which runs from Monday,19 to Sunday, 25 October.
The East Riding Festival of Words is back for 2020 – with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors. The Festival features an exciting programme of events for children as well.
The East Riding Festival of Words is back for 2020 – with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors.
The team at East Riding Libraries have put together the programme, based on their knowledge of the most sought after writers in the East Riding.
The East Riding Festival of Words will be back in 2020 – with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors.
The team at East Riding Libraries have put together the programme, based on their knowledge of the most sought after writers in the East Riding and beyond.
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.