Evening Classes and Adult Education in East Riding of Yorkshire

Evening Classes and Adult Education in East Riding of Yorkshire provide further learning opportunities for residents of the East Riding of Yorkshire community. Courses provide learning and skills focused on supporting career progression, employability and job skills or to progress to further learning.

Discover a fascinating hobby or interest, develop skills to move on at work, or start training for a whole new career – it is never too late to further your education and there are lots of opportunities to learn and develop your skills.

By taking an Evening Class or Adult Education course in East Riding of Yorkshire you will:

·         Learn on your doorstep at locations in your community or learn from the comfort of your own home, depending on the class or course you choose.

·         Boost your career with qualifications across a range of professions, increase your knowledge in your current career or start working towards a whole new career – the options are endless!

·         Pick up new talents and meet people in your community with similar interests.

Why study in East Riding of Yorkshire?

East Riding of Yorkshire or East Yorkshire is a county full of seaside resorts and little coastal towns dotted with caravan and campsites. This coastline is also famous for having the fastest rate of erosion in Europe, with parts of some villages close to falling into the North Sea.

East Yorkshire is very much agriculture and tourism land, with a rural and seaside character along with historic buildings, nature reserves and the Yorkshire Wolds Way long distance footpath.

East Yorkshire’s famous food includes a range of tasty seafood such as lobsters caught off the Yorkshire coast, a variation of Parkin – which originated in West Riding, as well as the other foods for which the wider Yorkshire is well known such as Yorkshire pudding.

One of East Riding’s most famous residents was Philip Larkin. This English poet and novelist tended to shun the limelight, spending some 30 years presiding over the bookshelves in the library at Hull University.

Top places to visit in East Riding of Yorkshire include Bridlington Animal Park, Bondville Model Village, Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Beverley Minster, The Deep and the Humber Bridge.

The University of Hull is known for its research expertise in maritime history, nanotechnology, social justice, environmental technologies, healthcare and 3D visualization. It was awarded the Queen’s Award for Technological Achievement for research in liquid crystal technology.

Where can I study in East Riding of Yorkshire?

  • University of Hull
  • East Riding College
  • Bishop Burton College

For a full list of possible classes and courses, you can visit our website and enquire or even book courses that appeal to you.  Visit Whichcollege.ie to search universities, colleges or institutes taking admissions in your area now!

Facts about East Riding of Yorkshire

·         The town of Beverley is named after the beavers that were once common in the area, the name means Beaver Clearing. The town crest still has a beaver on it. The animals were sadly hunted to extinction in Britain many centuries ago: partly for their fur; but more strangely because the church regarded the water-dwelling animals as fish not meat for fasting purposes, so eating beaver was allowed on holy days with the Pope’s blessing.

·         The largest parish church by area in England is Holy Trinity in Hull. The vast Holy Trinity, now Grade I listed, dates from about 1300.

·         The East Riding of Yorkshire coastline is famous for having the fastest rate of erosion in Europe, with parts of some villages close to falling into the North Sea.

·         At the time it was built in 1981, Humber Bridge was the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world.

·         Market Weighton, a pleasant market town at the heart of the Riding, was home to the Yorkshire giant, William Bradley. At 7ft 9in tall, used to hold the title of the Tallest British Man.

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