Excitement is mounting at Sewerby Hall and Gardens as the team prepares for the return of an Easter Sunday tradition at the popular venue – medieval jousting.
England’s number one jousting team from Nottingham will bring 20 jousters, including the Black Knight and Sir Michael of York on Easter Sunday, 17 April, and will be on-site between 11am and 4pm, with jousting displays at 1pm and 2.30pm.
Hull College is to reinforce its vision for the development of young people and adults from across the region by taking a lead role in a festival of technology that brings together education and business from around the world.
The College has signed up as the first headline partner for Tech Week Humber incorporating Tech Expo, which will take place in various locations across Hull in November 2022.
On four Sundays in July, there will be a chance to come to Sewerby Hall and Gardens to meet some of the characters appearing in this summer’s Rusticus Woodland Creatures Theatre performances.
They will invite visitors behind the scenes to join in with fun activities in their woodland home. Visitors will be able to unleash their creative side and get stuck in with silly outdoor crafts, games and activities, all inspired by the wonderful woodland grounds at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
Spring has well and truly sprung. And with spring comes the annual spring clean.
But this year’s commercial spring clean will need to go a little deeper, with thousands of places of work left dormant over lockdown meaning that workspaces are all now overdue some much-needed care and attention.
Christine Walker, Litter Picking Coordinator for the Swanland Village Association organises a team of over 40 volunteers, young and young at heart, who participate in weekly litter pickings in the centre of Swanland village.
Last month, as part of the Keep Britain Tidy September Clean, a team of around 20 carried out a village-wide litter pick, which they do twice per year, collecting 14 bags of litter in total from the hedges and verges around the village. One volunteer has also collected, over time, a disappointing 145 cigarette butts.
December’s line-up of concerts at the Orangery at Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be the perfect run-up to Christmas.
On Sunday, 1 December, at 1.30pm, the Buckrose Concert Band will bring in the festive spirit with a selection of Christmas music and carols, along with light classical, popular music and music from film, stage and TV.
Co-op Insurance and Neighbourhood Watch have officially opened up nominations for their Neighbour of the Year Award 2019, to find the UK’s best neighbours.
Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural award, Co-op and Neighbourhood Watch are looking once again for people to nominate their neighbours who go above and beyond to help their neighbourhood and surrounding community, to find the overall UK Neighbour of the Year 2019 alongside regional winners.
Queensway Properties have completed the external rendering of Grade II listed Garden Village Shopping Centre, the UK’s first renovation project to receive approval for this type of work from local Councillors.
Following concerns the building was going to rack and ruin, directors of Queensway Properties have worked with local councillors to agree on a solution to overhaul parts of the external brickwork which had crumbled away, creating damp inside the property and leaving parts of it uninhabitable.