Skidby Windmill is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, East Riding children and young people were invited to enter a competition to draw or create an original image of the landscape, buildings and area around the mill.
Skidby Windmill is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year.
To mark the occasion, East Riding children and young people are invited to enter a competition to draw or create an original image of the landscape, buildings and area around Skidby Mill.
Skidby windmill which was built in 1821 and is now the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again at weekends on Saturday, 19 September after being closed at weekends in recent times.
East Riding Museums are inviting visitors to take part in the ‘5 Things to Discover’ challenge.
There are five activities for families with young children to enjoy at each museum: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Treasure House, Beverley Guildhall, Skidby Windmill and Goole Museum.
Skidby windmill which was built in 1821, and is the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again on Monday, 20 July after being closed during the lockdown.
The mill’s opening hours will remain the same as before: Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 10.00am-5.00pm, closed for lunch 12.30pm-1.00pm, last admissions at 4.15pm. These times may be subject to change.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is about to embark on a major refurbishment of a much loved East Riding landmark – Skidby Windmill.
The refurbishment will require the removal of all the sails and the fantail and their transportation to a traditional millwright in Norfolk where they will be stripped and carefully examined for rot and other damage and then restored to their former glory.
A new display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team has opened this week.
‘Time off: leisure & diversions in the East Riding’ covers a variety of ways in which local people spent their spare time, both in days gone by and more recently.
Skidby Windmill will be celebrating Easter by hosting a competition for families and children.
Starting this Saturday the Easter Competition at Skidby Windmill will seventeen days and with a prize for awarded to the winner.
A new display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team has just opened. ‘Historic hospitals: care in the East Riding before the Health Service’ examines the beginnings of organised public health provision in the region in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Some of the places covered in the exhibition are Castle Hill hospital, Cottingham; the Lloyd cottage hospital in Bridlington; and Withernsea convalescent home.
The latest display exploring aspects of East Riding Heritage, created by the volunteer team at Skidby Mill, has just opened.
Skidby Mill is offering a chance to get in the Christmas mood and make Christmas crafts on Saturday 5 December, from 10am to 3pm.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that it is seeking expressions of interest from interested parties for Skidby Mill and Heritage Centre
A spooky workshop will take place in the Education Room at Skidby Windmill on Thursday, 29 October from 10am-3pm, for children to enjoy a fun-packed historical adventure.
A new local history exhibition focusing on a variety of prominent East Riding figures opens at Skidby Windmill on Tuesday.
Skidby Windmill is celebrating its return to full operation with a major event on Sunday, 3 and Monday, 4 May from 10am-4pm.
Skidby Mill is holding its first workshop of the year with a fun Easter egg hunt on Saturday, 4 April, for children of all ages.
The latest exhibition by the volunteer team at Skidby Windmill is now showing a display entitled ‘Strange Structures: Follies, Relics and Hidden Buildings in the East Riding