Preserving your Blockdown creations for future generations

Wondering what happens to your Blockdown creations once they have been ‘archived’? Olivia Northrop, Archives Assistant (Digital), tells us more! At East Riding Archives, we hold over 150,000 digital files. Just as we care for the physical items in our collection, we care for our digital ones too. We store these items in a ‘DigitalContinue reading “Preserving your Blockdown creations for future generations”

Project Contributions now on the Archives Catalogue

Spread the word far and wide- the East Riding Blockdown project catalogue is now available for browsing! Written and built creations contributed in February 2022 are now searchable on our Archives Online Catalogue under the collections reference ERBP. What is the catalogue? Our archive catalogue can help you search what documents we hold in ourContinue reading “Project Contributions now on the Archives Catalogue”

Bridlington hosts the Archiverse

Bridlington Central Library played fantastic host for our history-making Archiverse Minecraft events on two dates across February half term, 19th and 23rd February. Our Archiverse Minecraft events across half term were an opportunity for youths to contribute their COVID-19 experiences to the East Riding Archives by using our equipment at a local venue, such asContinue reading “Bridlington hosts the Archiverse”

FREE Half-Term Activities in February 2022

Looking for something free, fun, and perhaps even ‘history making’ to do across half term this February? Visit our Archiverse workstation! Minecraft expert, or never played Minecraft before? Everyone is welcome. Our Archiverse workstation will be at Bridlington Central Library and the Treasure House in Beverley on set dates across the half term week. BookContinue reading “FREE Half-Term Activities in February 2022”