Medieval Jousting Returns To Sewerby Hall And Gardens

The Return Of Easter Adventures To Sewerby Hall And Gardens
April 12, 2022

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.

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Hull College Driving Digital Skills Development As Headline Partner Of Tech Week Humber

Hull College Driving Digital Skills Development As Headline Partner Of Tech Week Humber
April 5, 2022

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.

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Meet The Characters In Rusticus Woodland Creatures Theatre

Meet The Characters In Rusticus Woodland Creatures Theatre
July 2, 2021

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.

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New Exhibition At The Reopened Skidby Mill From 17 May

New Exhibition At The Reopened Skidby Mill From 17 May
May 12, 2021

Skidby Mill will reopen on Monday, 17 May with a new exhibition, celebrating the bicentenary of the building of the mill in 1821, created by the mill’s volunteer team.

It will look at key events in the mill’s history, some of the characters who have lived/worked there and also national/international events going on in 1821.

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Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association
October 6, 2020

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. 

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Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer
June 2, 2020

Jerry Green Dog Rescue is urging you to keep your dog safe in the heat this summer.

Whether you’re off for a long trek through the countryside or simply chilling out in your garden, they want you to put your furry friend first.

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December Orangery Concerts At Sewerby Hall And Gardens

December Orangery Concerts At Sewerby Hall And Gardens
November 26, 2019

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.

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The Search Is On For Beverley’s Best Neighbours

The Search Is On For Beverley’s Best Neighbours
September 19, 2019

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.

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Makeover Returns Garden Village Shopping Centre To Former Glory

Makeover Returns Garden Village Shopping Centre To Former Glory
May 31, 2019

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.

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