Beverley Puppet Festival Pulls All The Right Strings

Beverley Puppet Festival Pulls All The Right Strings
July 17, 2018

Beverley Puppet Festival could not have asked for a better weekend for the event that saw the town centre and venues come alive through the magic of puppets.

Visitors and puppeteers both praised the event which included a giant puppets that towered high above people in Toll Gavel.

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GALLERY : Out & About Armed Forces Day in Beverley

GALLERY : Out & About Armed Forces Day in Beverley
July 3, 2018

Photos from around Beverley on a day that saw the town host the annual Armed Forces Day.

While there was entertainment in Saturday Market, including a display by the local model club, The Sun Inn hosted their patriotic event while in the Grapes they held their monthly Grape Vine Night.

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Club Delighted After Record Numbers At Midsummer Gathering

Club Delighted After Record Numbers At Midsummer Gathering
June 21, 2018

East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Classic Car Club say that they were delighted with how their event went in Beverley which set a new record for the number of cars on display.

Not only were there a record number of cars, the club also say that more businesses chose to stay open adding to the ambience of the night.

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GALLERY : Let’s Dance 2018 @ Middleton Hall

GALLERY : Let's Dance 2018 @ Middleton Hall
June 11, 2018

Photos from the Sunday afternoon performance of Let’s Dance 2018 that was held at Hull University’s Middleton Hall.

The bi annual event organised by Miss Racheal’s School of Dance gives dancers from her school of all ages an opportunity to perform and show case their skills they have acquired through attending lessons.

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Moomins And Mischief At This Summer’s Beverley Puppet Festival

Moomins And Mischief At This Summer’s Beverley Puppet Festival
May 15, 2018

Following the acclaimed exhibition of author and artist Tove Jansson and her tales of Moominvalley at the Dulwich Picture Gallery earlier this year, 2018 sees more Moomin mischief as Beverley Puppet Festival.

Beverley Puppet Festival has announced a puppet version of this much loved fictional family over the festival weekend on Sunday 15th July. Created by the Finnish author in the 1940s, these internationally adored curious creatures are currently undergoing a renaissance with a new animated television series also in the pipeline for 2019.

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Innovative Community Event In Beverley Ahead Of Beverley Early Music Festival

Innovative Community Event In Beverley Ahead Of Beverley Early Music Festival
May 14, 2018

Two groups of young people in Yorkshire have come together across boundaries to take the recorder to their hearts, in an innovative community project as part of the 31st Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival opening next week, 24-27 May 2018.

York’s Minster Minstrels, an established youth ensemble dedicated to the exploration of early music, and Castaway Musical Theatre Goole, a vibrant group of young people with learning and physical disabilities from the Goole area, have been working on a collaborative project for the last three months, as part of the BBC Ten Pieces project, which aims to make classical music and musical instruments accessible.

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Archbishop of York To Bless Beverley 10K and 2K Fun Run

Archbishop of York To Bless Beverley 10K and 2K Fun Run
May 11, 2018

Beverley Athletic Club is delighted to announce that the Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, will be present in Beverley on Sunday 13 May and will be the starter of the Pittaway Beverley 10k race.

Dr Sentamu will also provide blessings for both the 10k race and the B&A Scaffolding Fun Run.

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Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation

Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation
April 19, 2018

Acclaimed storyteller Matthew Crampton (Five Stars, Guardian) unites with American folk music legend Jeff Warner in a new show based on Crampton’s book Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation.

Human Cargo gives voice to past exiles – emigrants, slaves, transportees – to shed fresh light on today’s migrations. Through the accompanying Parallel Lives project, it includes – wherever it performs – local stories of migration and partnership with local refugee and migrant support groups.

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Beverley Community Lift To Host VIP Charity Shop Event

Beverley Community Lift To Host VIP Charity Shop Event
April 18, 2018

Beverley Community Lift are hosting a VIP charity shop event with the promise of some top quality items to be had at bargain prices.

A ‘5 Garment Swish Swap’ will also be held on the night. Swishing is the easy way to update your wardrobe, It’s guilt free shopping with no cost.

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Closing Date For Food Festival Stalls Application Fast Approaching

Closing Date For Food Festival Stalls Application Fast Approaching
March 28, 2018

Vendors wishing to apply for a stall at the hugely popular Beverley Food Festival and The Christmas Festival of Food & Drink have until the 11 April to submit their application to Beverley Town Council.

Taking place on 7 October 2018, the Beverley Food Festival is one of the biggest events on the calendar attracting over 30,000 visitors to the town, while The Christmas Festival of Food & Drink will take place on 24 November.

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