When Beverley Town Council organised the first Food Festival in 2006, little did they know it would go on to be an annual success enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors alike.
The original idea was to bring a few producers from Beverley’s rural hinterland into the town centre to help celebrate local food, so on a crisp Sunday morning in 2006, thirty-five producers set up their stalls along with a small Food Theatre, in what proved to be a big success for the Town Council – one that has grown stronger year on year.
Long before La La Land there was Judy Garland, star of stage and screen, larger than life in lavish Technicolor musicals.
Lovers of a bygone age and the golden screen can expect Hollywood with the lid off on Sunday 15 October when The International Judy Garland Club’s Gary Horrocks promises to reveal little known stories and personal insights from behind the scenes before screening two rarely seen films at Parkway Cinema Beverley.
The word culture is on everyone’s lips in this Hull2017 City of Culture year; now culture will be served up on a plate, too, in one of the region’s social highlights of the year, the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, the REYTAs.
A number of local businesses from Bevelrey in running for an award including Lempicka Cafe & Bistro, who are based at Wednesday Market and Butt Farm Caravan & Campsite, who are eyeing up the Best Newcomer Award.
This Sunday the Beverley Food Festival will take place in the centre of Beverley. The event officially opens at 10am and will feature a hundred stall that will all be selling a variety produce from the local area.
Judges were at the Tickton Grange Hotel to sample the entries into this year’s Beverley Food Festival’s Local Food Awards. In total there were 93 entries with foods ranging from sausages, drinks, pies through to deserts.