Beverley Minster Choir Launches New CD

July 14, 2011

Beverley Minster choir and musicians are launching their first new CD for 10 years on Sunday, July 17th. And for the first time, it will feature singers from the Minster girls’ choir as well as the traditional men and boys. Minster director of music Robert Poyser said this was a perfect time to record a new collection of music in the church. “There are lots of really good singers in…


Beverley Male Voice Choir Christmas Concert @ Toll Gavel

December 23, 2010

The Beverley Male Voice Choir and children from Leconfield Primary School held a Christmas Concert at Toll Gavel United Church. The concert was very well attended. Special guests included the Mayor of Beverley Cllr Bessie Foot and the Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Cllr David Rudd. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the…


Morris Dancing is the Last Truly English Tradition and it Needs You!

November 26, 2010

Traditional Morris Dancing has been represented locally by “Green Ginger Morris”, which has been seen at various pubs, galas, and garden parties (and pubs) in the area since the early ‘70s. We are now looking for the next generation of dancers to carry this tradition forward. It could be said that Morris Dancing is the last truly English tradition, and dates back to at least the early 15th century. Generally…


£750,000 Music Centre Opened in Beverley

October 8, 2010

Councillor David Rudd, the Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, opened a new £750,000 music education centre in Beverley today. The Hexagon Centre, located on Coltman Avenue, represents a significant investment by the council to improve the music facilities for East Riding children and the schools’ music service. The opening ceremony takes place at 2pm. Robert Mitchell, head of East Riding Schools’ Music Service, said: “Music is such an…


Piano Masterclass at the Hexagon Centre

September 24, 2010

Beverley’s brand new music facility was the venue for a Piano Masterclass with the Artistic Director of the Beverley Chamber Music Festival, Martin Roscoe. As part of the Cropper Welsh Roscoe Trio, Martin had opened the Festival the previous evening at St Mary’s Church with a concer


Beverley Male Voice Choir Sing For Their Supper

September 22, 2010

Beverley Male Voice Choir gave a free concert on Friday evening at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Manor Road, Beverley, and then the choir shared a sumptuous buffet with the audience. Although there was no entrance fee for the concert, the contents of the collection buckets were still being counted long after the concert had finished. All donations were taken straight to Dove House Hospice…


Music @ Wassand Hall

July 13, 2010

Around 300 people were treated to a wonderful concert on the afternoon of Sunday 11th July in the grounds of Wassand Hall near Hornsea, by the East Riding Senior and Intermediate Wind Bands, the East Riding Youth Jazz Orchestra and the East Riding Percussion Ensemble. All performed to their usual high standard, with the Jazz Orchestra and the Percussion in particular putting on an excellent display. The Intermediate Wind Band…


Beverley Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade Fun Day

June 29, 2010

A good crowd of people showed their support for the Beverley Church Lads and Girls Brigade for their recruitment and fun day that was held at Beverley Leisure Centre. Despite the looming presence of the World Cup, many local people turned out and enjoyed an excellent day and listened to the latest competition piece from the Brigade band. Apart from the music, there were plenty of traditional stalls including coconut…


Interview: Measure Of Disorder

June 23, 2010

Tell me about this band’s first show? As Measure of Disorder our first show was in March 2008, we played at an event called the Youth café at the Beverley Minster. Since then, there have been a few line-up shuffles and so, this was our first gig in a year and a half! Currently, we are trying to get ourselves back into the mindset of playing life and hopefully surpassing…


Interview: Star Shaped City

June 5, 2010

Tell me about this band’s first show? The first gig we performed as the current line-up was Beverley Minster Youth Cafe. It was by far the most complicated set-up we’d done, but it was also the most enjoyable. We had a huge amount of stage space so we could be as energetic as cable length permitted, and we got a very appreciative response, and an encore! This gig was also…


Beverley Festival SELL-OUT of Proclaimers Tickets

Tickets for Beverley Festival’s headline act The Proclaimers, on Sunday 20th June, are now sold out. Festival organiser Chris Wade said; “We are delighted by the take up of tickets for this concert. It is the first time we have sold out so far in advance of the festival.” “It is a pity that so many people will be disappointed at not being able to purchase tickets, but with a…

May 27, 2010

Workshop With Mark Bassey by Harriet Tinker

May 21, 2010

After winning a grant from the Youth Opportunities Fund, we were excited to welcome trombonist Mark Bassey to play with us and lead a workshop in Cottingham on Sunday 2nd May. The afternoon session took the form of a workshop focusing on jazz playing, and in particular, improvisation, which many of the players dread! But from the start it was obvious that the session would help players of all abilities…


Reloaded to Play @ the Sun Inn Beverley

February 23, 2010

Beverley based cover band Reloaded will be performing live confirming they will be entertaining the locals at their ‘home ground’ The Sun Inn next month. The group are scheduled to perform live on the 6th March 2010 Band member Hafi told; “Its only our 2nd gig since the new years gig at the kings head so we are really looking forward to playing, especial at the Sun because its…


Schools’ Music Service Winter Concert at Longcroft School

February 3, 2010

Pictures from the Schools’ Music Service & Friends of East Riding Youth Orchestras  Winter Concert held at Longcroft School. There were performances by East Riding Intermediate Wind Band, East Riding Percussion Ensemble, and East Riding Youth Jazz Orchestra. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size


Soul Patrol @ Bar Fusion

January 31, 2010

Bar Fusion in Beverley held an evening of live entertainment with Soul Patrol performing. The band that as the name suggests kept the party goers happy with their music. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size


Reloaded @ The Norwood Recreation Ground

January 31, 2010

Reloaded performed in Beverley this evening at the Norwood Recreation Ground, the event is to help highlight an under used venue. As soon as ban started playing the dance floor quickly filled as the group belted out tune after tune. Tom Anderson, Norwood Recreation Ground Committee Member, Lawn Bowls Champion & former boxer… Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size…


Bebe Vox Performs in Beverley Schools

January 29, 2010

Bebe Vox was in Beverley performing live in two different Beverley Schools. The talented singer who is set to release a single on the 26th April got the kids rocking! Bebe spoke with saying: “I am touring 100 schools across the UK doing assemblies to promote myself and my new single and doing as many gigs as I can.” “All I dreamed about is being a singer, my songs…