February fun with Active Coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020

This February half term, Active Coast are holding a series of nature-themed events for budding environmentalists and their families across the East Riding as part of their Coastal Explorers programme.

On Monday, 17 February, from 2pm -4pm, drop in and enjoy Beach Combing and Crafts at Withernsea Beach (meet at Pier Towers). The friendly team will be exploring the beach at Withernsea for some beach combing fun and creating key rings, jewellery and crafts with any beach finds back at The Hut. This activity is free, with no need to pre-book.

On Wednesday, 19 February, from 1pm-3pm, the fun moves to Flamborough South Landing, Living Seas Centre YO15 1AE, in partnership with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, for more Beach Combing and Crafts. Places are free but limited; please book in advance by calling (01482) 395320 or visit https://www.bridspa.com/events/?entry=spx_256403.

On Friday, 21 February, Active Coast will be teaming up with Plastic Free Hornsea for a Beach Clean at Hornsea Beach. Taking place between 10am and 12noon, there's no need to book and all materials will be provided. The team will meet at the chalet at Hornsea at 10am.

At Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Monday, 17 February, from 1pm-3pm, there will be Valentine Nature Crafts; celebrate loved ones by creating 'love inspired' art and crafts. This is a free activity, but entrance charges for Sewerby Hall and Gardens will apply. To book, or for more information, please visit www.sewerbyhall.co.uk.

Councillor Shaun Horton, portfolio holder for tourism, culture and leisure, said "Active Coast offers everyone the opportunity to get active, feel healthy and enjoy life on the East Yorkshire Coast. Centred upon the vibrant coastal towns of Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea, the programme offers something for all ages and abilities all throughout the year."

Find out more about the exciting programme of activities and events at www.activecoast.org or search for Active Coast on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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