Countdown As Yorkshire Gets Ready for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018

Countdown As Yorkshire Gets Ready for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018
July 4, 2018

In less than two weeks, thousands of fun seekers are expected to descend on Beverley’s Town Centre as the 8th Beverley Puppet Festival gets underway.

The award-winning weekend event takes place over three nights and two days from 13th to 15th July, attracting visitors from across the UK and overseas with couples, families and booking agents all eager to see what’s new in the world of puppetry.

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Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 Announce First Wave Of Acts

Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 Announce First Wave Of Acts
March 27, 2018

Friday 13th July marks the opening night of this year’s eagerly awaited Beverley Puppet Festival with anyone who loves 1970s British horror and holiday camps set to be in for a treat.

Odd Doll Theatre will open the event with a retro-tastic comedy, Seaside Terror to give audiences fun frights and ice-cream chills!

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Traditional and Unexpected Feel to East Riding Company Theatre Tour

Beverley-based actors Neil King and Richard Avery say the tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve is the inspiration behind their latest touring production, which is launched later this month in the East Riding (Friday 19 November). The duo, who run Other Lives Productions, have toured for the last three years with a first half of semi-dramatised readings around a theme, followed by a second half featuring a new…

November 10, 2010
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Local Theatre Company Explores Deep Meanings

September 29, 2010

Theatre company Other Lives Productions has announced the double-bill of plays which it will take on tour around East Riding villages this autumn. The Beverley-based company is presenting “Is There Anybody There…?”, described as a light-hearted sortie into the metaphysical – the world beyond the normal. Mysteries, ghosts and so forth will feature, with a first half comprising stories  which will be recited by actors Neil King and Richard Avery….

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Beverley Puppet Festival: Perfect for all the Family

July 13, 2010

Beverley’s fourth Puppet Festival opens in style at Armstrongs Social Club tomorrow night. Todmorden’s Thingumajig Theatre are performing their acclaimed show A November Day, at Armstrongs (8pm), in association with the Imperial War Museum North. It tells the story of a woman who discovers the story of her grandfather, a First World War veteran, and his unexpected encounter with a stray dog in the trenches. With the recent passing of…

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Beverley Town Trail: The Final Countdown

July 10, 2010

The launch of Beverley’s Town Trail tomorrow promises to be packed full of entertainment and education. Nearly a decade in the making, 39 sculptures and installations make up the Beverley Medieval Guilds and Crafts Trail revealing the rich history that made Beverley one of the most prosperous towns in England. The final major piece of art was installed at the head of Beverley Beck this week when a cast statue…

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Beverley’s Annual Puppet Festival

June 29, 2010

Beverley’s fourth annual Puppet Festival is set to be the best yet when it gets under-way next month. Running from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 July, theatre groups and companies from across the UK and beyond will perform in venues around the town. The three main venues for the festival will be Armstrongs Social Club, Beverley Friary and Beverley Leisure Centre, while there will also be a number of outdoor…

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Beverley Arts Trust 4th Beverley Puppet Festival 2010

March 23, 2010

Beverley Arts Trust has applied for funding from the Arts Council for the 4th Beverley Puppet Festival, July 16th-18th 2010. The festival has become well known nationally for challenging its audiences, and providing diverse, high quality puppet shows for all ages. Subject to successful funding applications, from national and local sources, up to 16 theatre shows will take place in 3 venues within easy reach of each other: Beverley Friary,…

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Lemgo Fire Fighters in Beverley

October 13, 2009

A party from Beverley’s twin town of Lemgo, including five firefighters, has arrived in the area to further strengthen ties between the two towns. Today, we caught up with Sebastian Krug and other members of the Lemgo Junior Fire Service, who are staying for a week at Beverley Friary. While here, Sebastian and his colleagues will take in the sights of Beverley, Hull and York and spend time with the…

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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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