Action packed Yorkshire Day in Bridlington

Sewerby Hall PA0315-34r
Sewerby Hall PA0315-34r

Sewerby Hall and Gardens will hold a fun day out for all the family this Yorkshire Day, Saturday, 1 August.

Hosted by the East Riding of Yorkshire Town Crier, the day includes lots of various activities and events.

The Mayor of Bridlington 2015/16 -  Councillor John Copsey

The Mayor of Bridlington 2015/16 - Councillor John Copsey

The Town Crier himself will be running a ‘Best Town Crier’ competition for visitors of all ages to take part in and the Chairman of the Council will be on site to oversee proceedings.

Makara Morris Dancers will be performing once again. Joining them this year will be the Steampunk Border Morris Dancers.

Visitors can join the costumed house team in the servants’ wing throughout the day as they offer an insight into life during the Edwardian era.

In the kitchen, there will be cooking demonstrations and visitors can join a team of cooking experts to learn about food in the Edwardian era.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will also be on site offering information about local sites and reserves.

Admission charges to the estate are £6.50 for adults, £4.50 for children and £20 for a family ticket (two adults and two children).

Elsewhere, the mayor of Bridlington John Copsey will be present at South Cliff Gardens at 10am where he will be raising the Yorkshire flag with the help of Coastal Voices choir and Town Crier David Hinde.

This will be followed by a coffee morning at the Royal Yorkshire Yacht Club on Winter Crescent at around 10.30am.

A raffle will take place with prizes such as a trip on the Yorkshire Belle and supermarket vouchers with all proceeds going to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Are you doing something to celebrate Yorkshire Day? Email us with some information and pictures to newsdesk@bridlingtonfreepress.co.uk.