Narnia Arrives In Beverley For The Summer

Narnia Arrives In Beverley For The Summer
July 25, 2020

St Mary’s announcement in June of its fourteen new stone carvings based on characters from The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis caused a splash in the media, with coverage by BBC News and national papers.

Now local Narnia fans will have the opportunity to see these new, handmade carvings close up before they are raised into position high on the external walls of the church.

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Eddi Reader Takes ‘40 Years Live’ Concert To Beverley

Eddi Reader Takes ‘40 Years Live’ Concert To Beverley
March 16, 2020

Eddi Reader, perhaps Scotland’s greatest living female voice, is celebrating her 40th year on stage with a ‘40 Years Live’ concert tour in 2020, which will come to Beverley this autumn. 

Eddi has announced she will play St Mary’s Church on Thursday, 1 October as part of the anniversary year, with tickets on sale now.

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5 Topics We All Wish We Were Taught More About At School

5 Topics We All Wish We Were Taught More About At School
February 12, 2020

Do you have fond memories of your school days? From childhood sweethearts to sporting achievements and lifelong friendships, much of what we remember has very little to do with our education itself.

Yet perhaps this is one reason why many don’t find the transition into adulthood all that easy…

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Angels Of The North From Yorkshire To The West End

Angels Of The North From Yorkshire To The West End
January 23, 2020

A new comedy by John Godber OBE is to open at Theatre Royal Wakefield and East Riding Theatre Beverley, before transferring to Trafalgar Studios in the West End in May.

Billed as a companion piece to the critically acclaimed SCARY BIKERS, which was commissioned by Sky Arts 50. ANGELS OF THE NORTH concerns itself with a failing Yorkshire Taxi firm on the run-up to, and beyond, the election of 12 December 2019.

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From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire’s First Whisky Distillery

From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire's First Whisky Distillery
January 10, 2020

A young singer-songwriter from Beverley will make her debut at the Spirit of Yorkshire’s Distillery Sessions next month.

Having completed a MSc in Molecular Medicine, Rachel Makena is now turning her attention to her lifelong passion for music and will perform on the 31 January at the intimate Hunmanby venue where Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky, Filey Bay is being produced.

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World’s Biggest 5K Obstacle Course Set To Return To Leeds

World's Biggest 5K Obstacle Course Set To Return To Leeds
January 2, 2020

Dig out the trainers from the back of the wardrobe as the world’s biggest 5K obstacle course is heading back to Leeds for a fifth successive year this spring.

Shed the festive excess and channel those New Year good intentions by tackling the ultimate in fun and fitness – the Gung Ho! giant inflatable obstacle course.

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Val Wood Releases 25th Novel Which Is set in Beverley

Val Wood Releases 25th Novel Which Is set in Beverley
November 25, 2019

Val Wood celebrates the release of her 25th novel, Four Sisters (published by Transworld) with a special launch party at Waterstones in Hull on 28 November.

This is a momentous year for the author as it marks the release of her 25th novel. It first began for Val 26 years ago with the release of her first award-winning title, The Hungry Tide.

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Stage4Beverley Music Festival Tickets Are Selling Faster Than Ever

Stage4Beverley Music Festival Tickets Are Selling Faster Than Ever
November 15, 2019

Beverley’s winter music festival, Stage4Beverley returns for its fourth year in February (12th – 16th ), and as the event has gained in popularity with a sold-out show already and more about to sell out.

Wednesday 12th February sees the launch with the legendary blues duo Paul Jones and Dave Kelly, founder members of the Blues Band, followed by a rare performance by BBC Radio 2 and 6Music and Glastonbury TV presenter, Mark Radcliffe. He will be inviting the audience to an intimate evening of his own songs and accompanying stories.

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Artist’s Underwater Images Explore Social And Environmental Concerns

Artist’s Underwater Images Explore Social And Environmental Concerns
November 12, 2019

In collaboration with Invisible Dust and Ferens Art Gallery, visual artist and filmmaker Estabrak presents Sea; the Remains Between, the latest in the artist’s award-winning series of underwater photographs.

Estabrak’s intriguing photographs feature natural and human-made bodies of water in East Yorkshire. People from diverse communities in Hull are portrayed submerged in water, having braved the elements to participate in the artwork.  

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Inspirational Riders Named To Lead Out Cycle Ride Ahead Para-Cycling International

Inspirational Riders Named To Lead Out Cycle Ride Ahead Para-Cycling International
September 18, 2019

Four local people who have used cycling to overcome personal set-backs or inspire others to ride are to lead out a parade cycle ride ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

For the first time, the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International will take place alongside the UCI Road World Championships and will see world-class para-athletes leave start points in Beverley, Tadcaster and Wetherby.

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Build Your Library Of The Future Out Of Lego

Build Your Library Of The Future Out Of Lego
September 12, 2019

East Riding Libraries are encouraging local residents to take part in a competition being run right across the UK to invite people to get creative and build their ‘library of the future’ out of Lego.

The competition is run by CILIP, the library and information association, and the most innovative and inspired entry will win tickets to Legoland Windsor and £500 for their local library.

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DIY SOS’s Mark Millar Returning To East Yorkshire’s Biggest Construction Event

DIY SOS’s Mark Millar Returning To East Yorkshire’s Biggest Construction Event
September 7, 2019

The region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event will be returning to Bishop Burton College in October, backed by BBC DIY SOS’s Mark Millar.

Foundations Live, a networking trade show combined with an interactive careers event for people of all ages, will return to Bishop Burton College’s Equine Arena on Wednesday, October 2nd, hosting construction professionals and students from across the Humber region and beyond. Created and hosted by Hobson & Porter, the event is now in its fourth year and continues to grow in popularity and size.

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BBC Contains Strong Language Is Back

BBC Contains Strong Language Is Back
August 22, 2019

Tickets for BBC Contains Strong Language, which takes place in Hull September 27th-29th, 2019, are available to book via Hull Truck’s website from Friday 23rd August at 10am.

The three-day festival of national poetry and spoken word returns to Hull following two successful years in the city. Contains Strong Language is produced by the BBC in partnership with Wrecking Ball Press, the British Council, Arts Council England, the Makassar International Writers Festival and others.

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