Beverley Civic Society’s History Boards: The Friary & Eastgate Board

Beverley Civic Society’s History Boards: The Friary & Eastgate Board
October 8, 2020

On 1 October 2020 the tenth history board was put in place in Eastgate, to replace a damaged board there, close to the footage entry to the Friary and Eastgate site.

It is the last in the present phase of these boards, which have been warmly welcomed by visitors and residents. The planning of these boards began in 2017, under the leadership of John Bird.

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MP To Attend Unveiling Of Plaque In Honour Of Mary Wollstonecraft

MP To Attend Unveiling Of Plaque In Honour Of Mary Wollstonecraft
August 28, 2018

Graham Stuart MP will be attending the unveiling of a plaque in Beverley to commemorate the childhood home of author Mary Wollstonecraft.

Organised by the Beverley Civic Society, the event will take place later this week, has been arranged to celebrate the childhood home of Mary Wollstonecraft who lived at 2 Highgate in Beverley.

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The First Feminist – Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)

The First Feminist – Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
August 28, 2018

Described as the original suffragette, author and free thinker Mary Wollstonecraft was a pioneer of women’s rights, arguing that women should be educated, should be able to vote and to be in government: extraordinary claims for the 18th century.

This September Beverley is celebrating her story and her connection to the town as part of the national Heritage Open Days programme, with talks, walks and an illumination by the street artist Stewy.

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Molescroft Parish Council Restore Village’s Roll of Honour

Molescroft Parish Council Restored Village’s Roll of Honour
March 4, 2018

As the anniversary to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I approaches later this year, Molescroft Parish Council has restored the village’s Roll of Honour.

Parish Councillors David Boynton & Jackie Heffer formed a working group, with the aim of restoring the Roll of Honour which lists the names of 20 Molescroft servicemen who took up the call to arms in the conflict. The roll records the death of only one serviceman Lieutenant Edmund Wigfall Military cross.

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Beverley Civic Society Latest Historic Information Board Installed

Beverley Civic Society Latest Historic Information Board Installed
February 23, 2018

Beverley Civic Society have installed their latest history board at Flemingate as they look to help residents and visitors get a better understanding of the towns past.

Previous boards which are installed at Saturday Market and also at North Bar Within have proved popular with people of all ages as they learn about the past.

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 378

HU17.net Magazine Issue 378
December 18, 2017

HU17.net Magazine Issue 378 is out, this week features include Beverley Civic Society, Miss Rachael’s School Of Dance and much more.

HU17.net Magazine Issue 378 can be purchased from the news agent, Molescroft News, on Woodhall Way in Beverley.

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Beverley Minster’s Heritage Open Day And A Beaver Playing Bagpipes

Beverley Minster's Heritage Open Day And A Beaver Playing Bagpipes
August 24, 2017

Extensive restoration work to the stone and stained glass windows at Beverley Minster, can be seen as master craftsmen will display their talents as part of both Hull and Beverley Civic Society’s Heritage Open Days, on 8 September from 10:30-16:00.

Over the last 900 years, many people have visited the iconic Beverley Minster to follow in the medieval pilgrims’ footsteps who came to St John of Beverley’s grave seeking peace, health and comfort and the sanctuary chair, seeking asylum from harsh laws.

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