Town Trail Tells the ‘Amazing History of Beverley’

June 22, 2010

The Beverley Medieval Town Trail will provide a glimpse of ” the amazing history of Beverley”.

As part of his exclusive interview with HU17.net, Chris Try, a member of the committee that has created the town-wide trail and installations, revealed the history behind just a few of the 39 pieces of art scattered around the town, and the role Beverley has played in the growth of trade and commerce in the United Kingdom.

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Students Set for Music Masterclass With Mark Bassey

April 28, 2010

Members of the East Riding Youth Jazz Orchestra are looking forward to a Masterclass from top Trombone player Mark Bassey. The band, which is made up from talented youngsters  from secondary schools across the East Riding, were successful in their application for a grant and are putting the money to good use. Band member Harriet Tinker explained: “About a year ago, four of our members put in a bid for…

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Beverley Schools Exceed Exam Result Targets

January 13, 2010

The performance of East Riding schools at the end of key stage four has once again shown improvement. GCSE results have risen again for the fifth successive year.  Validated results indicate that 71 per cent of pupils achieved five or more A*-C GCSE grades ( a rise of 5 per cent) and 52 per cent achieved the government’s “gold standard” of five or more A*-C including English and mathematics, sustaining…

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New Singers Required for Choir

January 5, 2010

The East Riding County Choir needs singers in all four voices. The music we sing is beautiful and challenging. In the recent past we have sung Verdi’s Requiem and Bach’s B Minor Mass. At Christmas we performed Messiah by Handel. Rehearsals are at 7.30pm on Mondays in Beverley Grammar School, Queensgate, Beverley. The first rehearsal of the new term is on Monday 11th January. Those interested should attend the first…

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Back to Netball

September 8, 2009

Women’s Back to Netball Sessions Informal ‘Back to Netball’ sessions in Beverley are moving back to Beverley Grammar School for the autumn and winter. From Monday, 21 September, the session will be held in the sports hall at Beverley Grammar School between 8-9pm. All women aged over 18 are welcome, regardless of ability. Sessions cost £2 each and there is no need to book, just turn up and play. For…

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