Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming Easter bank holidays and reminded which NHS services will be available.
Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC) and out of hours GP services across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. However, GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed on Good Friday (15 April) and Easter Monday (18 April).
Local people who need to see a GP or physiotherapist over the Easter bank holiday period will be able to do so for the first time this year.
Routine care appointments, with a doctor or physiotherapist, will be offered from the East Riding Improving Access hub at Manor Road surgery in Beverley on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
This Good Friday, April 19th marks 20 Years since Beverley Chamber Choir’s first Good Friday concert in St Mary’s Church Beverley.
Now under the direction of Jeffrey Makinson, the choir will be joined by a professional orchestra drawn from musicians from the North of England, in the intimate setting of St Mary’s Church Beverley, to perform a small scale version of Messiah by Handel.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens are hosting a superb programme of events this Easter weekend.
The ever-popular Medieval Jousting spectacular returns once again – on Easter Sunday (1 April), the Knights of Nottingham will take over the front field and present a performance of jousting, sword fighting and much more. Displays will be at 1pm and 2.30pm.
Beverley Chamber Choir, directed by Jeffrey Makinson, will perform Allegri : Miserere and Brahms : A German Requiem on Friday 30th March in St Mary’s Church Beverley
Beverley Chamber Choir has a reputation of presenting choral concerts to the highest standards. The Good Friday Concert will see the choir joined by Soprano : Eleanor Garside and Baritone : Robert O’Connell and the Piano Duo : Jonathan and Tom Scott.
One of the stand-up tale tellers appearing at The East Yorkshire Theatre on Good Friday 14 April 2017 is having to tell his tale while seated in a mobility scooter.
This “new” performer at the theatre is Patrick Nolan, a local Romany character who lives in a supermarket car park and drives about the town in a electronic vehicle believed to have been a bumper-car in a traveling fair.
Beverley and Bishop Burton College will again take part in Yorkshire’s oldest rugby seven-a-side tournament, the 59th John Smiths Pock 7s, at Pocklington RUFC, next Friday (14 April).
The event has been held in Pocklington every Good Friday since 1959, and it has grown from humble beginnings into one of Yorkshire’s biggest sporting and social days out, with the local rugby fraternity plus many ‘ex-pats’ making their way to Percy Road for an annual Easter reunion.