Tickets are available now for a new series of Heritage Talks at Beverley Guildhall – a chance to discover more about the fascinating heritage of the town and the surrounding area.
Each talk will last about 45 minutes, and tickets cost £3.00 (including refreshments). Booking is advised.
The talks are all delivered by Guildhall volunteers, and will cover :
Elwell’s Beverley: Saturday, 27 April, 1pm: Val Wise will talk about the stories behind the paintings of Beverley artist Fred Elwell (1870-1958), whose subjects ranged from royalty to kitchen maids, landscapes to still life. Although he travelled internationally, his love for Beverley was paramount. To book tickets, visit: https://eryc.link/Elwells-Beverley
Yorkshire Nature Triangle: Wednesday, 22 May, 4.30pm : Colin Bradshaw will talk about The Yorkshire Nature Triangle, which stretches from Bempton and Flamborough to North Cave Wetland and Spurn. The area includes nearly 30 nature reserves, and the talk will cover birds, flowers and mammals, including the elusive otter. To book tickets, visit: https://eryc.link/Nature-Triangle
Shrill Whistles and Rumbling Trucks: Saturday, 29 June, 1pm: Peter Bonner will give a fully illustrated history of Beverley’s railways. The talk will look at the station, the goods yards, the railway workers, the signal boxes, and the level crossings! To book tickets, visit: – https://eryc.link/ShrillWhistles-RumblingTrucks
Punishments, Cruel and Unusual: Wednesday, 31 July, 4.30pm : Grace Chapman will talk about the sort of punishments suffered by people in the past – pillories, stocks, Beverley’s treadmill, and what it was like to be transported. To book tickets, visit: https://eryc.link/PunishmentsCruel-unusual
Tickets can also be booked by calling 01482 392699 (during office hours).