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COMING SOON: THE EAST RIDING BLOCKDOWN

We are thrilled to be one of ten projects selected across England who have received funding from The Audience Agency to proceed with our new project The East Riding Blockdown: Contemporary Collecting in Minecraft. Building upon (no pun intended!) our overarching COVID-19 experiences collecting project, the East Riding Blockdown will seek to collect youth experiences […]

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EDIBLE ENGLAND

A Conservation perspective (from Kat Saunt) Heritage Open Days 2021 theme was Edible England and as part of my conservation workshop tours on Saturday the 11th of September I was able to talk about how many of the materials I use to conserve archive documents could – at a push- be described as edible. To […]

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The East Riding Covid-19 Archive

(Editor’s note): This article was originally published in May 2020. Under the current Government lockdown restrictions (effective from 4th January 2021, the Archives service remains closed to visitors. We ask that you keep any items safely until such time as we can announce that the service is due to re-open. Thank you. We are living […]

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Pocklington – Tour The Town

Experience the Past with the ‘What Was Here?’ app Free to download on Google Play or the App Store (search ‘what was here’) I’ve strolled around the beautiful town of Pocklington many times before, seen it’s bustling centre and quiet winding alleyways around the churchyard, but never before like this. My walk in Pocklington, using […]

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, look no further. Watch our latest ‘Archive to Armchair’ video where you can take a trip through some wintry scenes from our collections covering Beverley, Little Weighton, Pocklington and Walkington in the early 20th century. Starring: [00:19] Postcard of North Bar Without, south west end from west, Beverley, […]

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Haunting The Archives

Halloween Night Broadcast Editor’s Note: This competition has now closed. As years go, the mere whisper of ‘2020’ will send a shiver down the spine for quite some time and, as we enter the darker months, the ghoulish season creeps upon us; Halloween!   Traditionally, thought to be a Celtic holiday, in modern times it has […]

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DANES DYKE PICTURE CHALLENGE

If you go down to the woods today.. ..you could win a ‘Pics App’ prize!! Editor’s Note: This competition has now closed. ‘Danes Dyke’ has long been a much-loved nature reserve for residents and visitors to the Bridlington area.  Its name hints at the Danes (Vikings) who once invaded the area at the end of […]

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Your East Riding COVID-19 Experiences

(Editor’s note): This article was originally published in August 2020. Under the current Government lockdown restrictions (effective from 4th January 2021, the Archives service remains closed to visitors. We ask that you keep any items safely until such time as we can announce that the service is due to re-open. Thank you. Previously in May, […]

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