Fibre Voices Exhibition @ Beverley Art Gallery

March 31, 2010

Beverley Art Gallery has a fantastic exhibition of contemporary textile art from a group of Welsh female artists called Fibre Art Wales, opening this spring. The exhibition, called Fibre Voices, displays a huge variety of different techniques, materials and themes and is at the cutting edge of contemporary textile art.  It will run from 27 March to 15 May. Two pieces which give a flavor of the exhibition are Bethan…

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Beverley Minster Announce Extra Roof Tours Over Easter

March 29, 2010

This Easter the virgers at Beverley Minster will be running extra tours in the roof to satisfy expected demand. The tours, which include demonstrations of the largest working treadmill crane in Britain, take visitors inside the historic structure of the Minster and show how the building was constructed and maintained during the centuries. Tours will be available throughout the day on Easter Saturday (3rd April) and Monday (5th March) starting…

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Beverley Medieval Guilds & Crafts Town Trail

January 14, 2010

To emphasise the rich history of Beverley, the Beverley Medieval Guilds & Crafts Town Trail is designed to reveal glimpes of the town’s varied past. Focusing on the medieval guilds that were the foundations of Beverley’s wealth, a series of public artworks have been installed to emphasise how crucial the skilled craftsmen of the town were. By following any of the four walks that comprise the trail, the sheer breadth of…

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Norwood Recreation Ground

January 14, 2010

FOLLOWING early incarnations on the Westwood, and Mill Lane, Beverley Town Cricket Club moved to Norwood after cricket captain Mr J A Dunkerley bought five acres land. Work progressed quickly and soon Beverley Town bowling club followed their cricketing counterparts and in 1909 the ground was oficially opened by local MP Stanley Wilson. The club thrived in the early part of the century, with the addition of new pavilions (including…

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Christmas Concert at St Mary’s Church

November 26, 2009

The Mayor of Beverley invites you to a Free Family Christmas Concert on Saturday the 12th December – 3pm at St Mary’s Church, Beverley. With special guests; The Regimental Band of 150 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps (Volunteers) Also featuring; St Mary’s Church Choir, Beverley Hand Bell Ringers and the children of St Mary’s Primary School. Donations given on the day will go to the Mayoral charity SSAFA Forces Help East…

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Beverley Town Handbell Ringers

September 28, 2009

The Beverley Town Handbell Ringers was formed in Febuary, 1981 and, by the loan of an old set of bells from Elland in the West Riding of Yorkshire, were able to set about raising funds to buy their present ‘long set’ two years later in August 1983. The Beverley Town Handbell Ringers play on a 132 set of Whitechapel bells which cover a wide range of octaves. The band is…

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Tower Bell Ringing

September 28, 2009

John Atkinson opened the doors to the bell tower of St Mary’s Church, John is part of the Beverley and District Ringing Society and he with other members are responsible for the bell we hear ringing right across Beverley. John told us that they keen to find more people who are prepared to learn the art of Tower Bell Ringing and also Handbell Ringing. While in the bell tower of…

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Body of Work Art Exhibition

September 22, 2009

Beverley Art Gallery – The exhibition, which is called “Body of Work” features all of the couple’s latest work and focuses on animal and human forms.  Rodney’s life-size sculptures are created in steel and Victoria uses oil and acrylic paints for her striking figurative studies and self-portraits. Open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9.30am – 5pm, on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9.30am – 8pm and on Saturdays between 9am…

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A History of Primary Education

September 18, 2009

A new exhibition entitled “When I Was Six” is now on display in the Treasure House in Beverley. The exhibition, which presents a history of primary education in the East Riding, was compiled by volunteers of the East Riding Rural Life Project at Skidby Windmill. Fiona Jenkinson, the project co-ordinator, said: “This is the third in a series of Treasure House exhibitions compiled by the team of volunteers, who also…

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Heritage Days in Beverley

September 12, 2009

Beverley Friary & Skidby Windmill will both open their doors and welcome people for FREE as part of the annual Heritage Open Days. Beverley Friary Skidby Windmill will be taking part in the annual Heritage Open Days event again this year. Beverley Friary Is a former Dominican friary rescued by local people of Beverley and has wall paintings from 15th and 16th century and will open its doors on Sunday…

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Beverley Lawn Tennis Club

September 10, 2009

Beverley lawn Tennis Club is located on Seven Corners Lane in Beverley, with over 350 members the clubs is able to provide all year round playing thanks to its artificial grass courts. The Beverley Lawn Tennis Club has thirteen different teams that compete with other tennis clubs in a number of leagues however everyone regardless of their experience and tennis abilities. Beverley Lawn Tennis Club – 7 Seven Corners Lane…

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Back to Netball

September 8, 2009

Women’s Back to Netball Sessions Informal ‘Back to Netball’ sessions in Beverley are moving back to Beverley Grammar School for the autumn and winter. From Monday, 21 September, the session will be held in the sports hall at Beverley Grammar School between 8-9pm. All women aged over 18 are welcome, regardless of ability. Sessions cost £2 each and there is no need to book, just turn up and play. For…

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Disability Fun Club

Disability Fun Club for Young People in Beverley New members are invited to join in the fun at Beverley Leisure Complex’s sports club for young people with disabilities.  Sessions, which are open to all young people with a disability aged eight -16, take place every Thursday, between 5 – 6pm in the sports hall and cost £2.20 per person. Each informal session incorporates a fun based session with use of…

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Uncle Sam’s Circus

September 3, 2009

Uncle Sam’s American Circus opened yesterday; the Circus is set up on the Beverley Westwood from the 2nd September 2009 till the 6th September 2009 with shows in through the day time and evening. Uncle Sam’s American Circus on the Beverley Westwood Uncle Sam’s American Circus on the Beverley Westwood Uncle Sam’s American Circus on the Beverley Westwood Uncle Sam’s American Circus on the Beverley Westwood

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Bleach Yard Stables

August 3, 2009

Explore the ancient pastures of the Beverley Westwood on horseback;  Bleach Yard Stables were established in 1967 and is approved by the Association of British Riding Schools. It is open 7 days a week. They are situated opposite Beverley Police station off New Walk, just fives minutes from Beverley Town Centre. All standards of riders are welcome; beginners may enjoy a formal lesson with one of the friendly staff. Bleach Yard…

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Beverley Polo Club

July 29, 2009

Located on the edge of Beverley the Beverley Polo Club has three outdoor grounds and floodlight indoor arena measuring 80 x 40 yards with an Ecotrack surface and seated viewing gallery. With fully qualified HPA coach and a livery stabling up to 60 horses experienced, beginners and even non riders are made to feel welcome and can learn to play Polo. Established in 2002 with the mission of promoting polo…

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