Mobile Belfry Comes To Beverley

September 1, 2011

To coincide with the last week of this exciting exhibition, showing the fascinating world of church bell ringing, a mobile belfry will be sited outside the Treasure House, Beverley, on Saturday, 3 September. The belfry will be rung by local bell-ringers and a free drop-in workshop in handbell ringing for adults and children will be held inside the Treasure House. The drop-in session is an exhibition by the Beverley and…


Bells Ring Out At Beverley Treasure House

June 21, 2011

A new exhibition at the Treasure House, Beverley, looks at the fascinating world of church bell ringing, researched by members of the Beverley and District Ringing Society and the Beverley Town Handbell Ringers. The sound of church bells is iconic to Britain and this exhibition celebrates this very familiar part of daily life, from the resurgence of ringers after the Second World War to the work being undertaken by the…


St Mary’s Church Open Day

June 28, 2010

Visitors to Beverley were able to take advantage of a unique opportunity at St Mary’s Church Open Day. Members of the public were guided tour of the church’s ringing chamber in the bell tower by John Atkinson of the Beverley and District Ringing Society. Performances on the day also came from the St Mary’s Church choir and the Beverley Church Lads and Girls Brigade, while visitors enjoyed tea and cakes…


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…