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HEY! Volunteers – your guiding stars at Withernsea's Blue Light Weekend

28 July 2023 / 2 minute read

The Blue Light Weekend in August promises to be an unforgettable experience, made even better by the HEY! Volunteers who are all geared up to make your visit truly fantastic!

From the moment you set foot on to Withernsea's promenade, the HEY! Volunteers will be there to greet you. Whether you're a local resident or a visitor from afar, these friendly faces will offer a helping hand whenever needed.

Navigating a bustling event like the Blue Light Weekend can sometimes be overwhelming, but fear not! The HEY! Volunteers will be stationed at various information points throughout the area, ready to provide you with directions, answer your questions and help you make the most of your time in Withernsea. Their knowledge and expertise will be invaluable in ensuring that you don't miss out on any of the exciting activities and attractions.

Don't hesitate to approach a HEY! Volunteer if you need assistance or have any queries. They will be immediately identifiable in their blue uniforms – perfect for the Blue Light Weekend! They are a treasure trove of information about the event, including the schedule of performances, demonstration timings and locations of food stalls and amenities.

What's more, the HEY! Volunteers are true ambassadors of Hull and East Yorkshire. They are passionate about their region and are always eager to share their local insights and recommendations. So, if you're looking for more information don't hesitate to strike up a conversation with one of these knowledgeable helpers.

HEY! Volunteering was born out of the programme that began in 2016 to support Hull’s year as UK City of Culture the following year. It now boasts about 2,500 volunteers, supporting arts, culture and heritage right across our region.

Remember the Blue Light Weekend website ( is your go-to resource for all the latest information about the event. There, you'll find details about the lineup of emergency services displays, live performances, interactive exhibits and more. The website will keep you updated with any changes or additions to the schedule, ensuring you don't miss any of the action.

So, don't forget to put August 12-13 in your diaries – let's celebrate our amazing emergency services and create memories that will last a lifetime!

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