Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen

Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen
June 29, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.

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Boats, Windmills And Beverley Town – More Under 5s Activities From East Riding Museums

Boats, Windmills And Beverley Town – More Under 5s Activities From East Riding Museums
June 11, 2020

East Riding Museums have unveiled even more activities for under 5s (including babies) and their families during this period when people are having to spend more time at home.

The new suggested activities – Boats, Windmills and Beverley Town – are inspired by Goole Museum, Skidby Mill, and Beverley Guildhall and feature ideas for music and signing, craft, role play, sensory experiences, and messy play.

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Enjoy East Riding Museums Online During Lockdown

Enjoy East Riding Museums Online During Lockdown
April 20, 2020

East Riding Museums may be closed at the moment, but there are still ways to enjoy their unique and fascinating collections.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s new website, Active East Riding, launched last week with ideas for things people can do, learn from, and take part in whilst at home, and is highlighting Museums Online.

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Take Part In The Creative Families Award At East Riding Museums

Take Part In The Creative Families Award At East Riding Museums
November 11, 2019

Families and Early Years Foundation Stage groups can now take part in the Creative Families Award at any museum run by East Riding Museums.

Little creatives aged between one and four can take part in the Award during their visit to the museum, which could be Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Goole Museum, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, or also the Treasure House in Beverley.

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Tony Snowden Launches An Exhibition Of Paintings At The Beverley Guildhall

Tony Snowden Launches An Exhibition Of Paintings At The Beverley Guildhall
July 29, 2019

The Beverley Guildhall is offering ‘a little something extra’ during August. From Friday, 2 – Friday, 30 August there will be a table-top exhibition of paintings by local artist Tony Snowden.

The exhibition is entitled “Out of the Rain: People in Everyday Places”, and is in addition to the current local history exhibition, Edwardian Beverley: a snapshot in time.

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Exhibition Looks Back To Edwardian Times In Beverley

Exhibition Looks Back To Edwardian Times In Beverley
July 17, 2019

A new exhibition, “Edwardian Beverley: a snapshot in time”, opens at the Beverley Guildhall on Wednesday, 24 July.

Using photographs taken by ordinary people with the newly-developed Box Brownie cameras, this well-illustrated exhibition shows the people and places of the town as they were at the start of the 20th century.

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Mayor Of Beverley Cllr Duncan Jack Is Worthy Choice

Mayor Of Beverley Cllr Duncan Jack Is Worthy Choice
May 21, 2019

Beverley Town Council’s Lib Dem group leader, Cllr Denis Healy has congratulated Cllr Duncan Jack on his appointment as Mayor of Beverley.

Cllr Jack will be supported by his wife Joy in the role. He replaced the outgoing Mayor, Bryan Pearson at an event held at the Beverley Guildhall.

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Heritage Talks – New Events At Beverley Guildhall

Heritage Talks - New Events At Beverley Guildhall
March 12, 2019

Tickets are available now for a new series of Heritage Talks at Beverley Guildhall – a chance to discover more about the fascinating heritage of the town and the surrounding area.

Each talk will last about 45 minutes, and tickets cost £3.00 (including refreshments). Booking is advised.

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Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of Beverley’s Conservation Area

Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of Beverley’s Conservation Area
August 24, 2018

This year sees the 50th anniversary of Beverley’s designation as a Conservation Area. To celebrate this anniversary a new exhibition, “Conservation 50”, is now open at the Beverley Guildhall.

Response to the exhibition has been very positive, many visitors commenting that they were unaware how much of the town was included in the Conservation Area. Many also feel that the exhibition helps them to appreciate the town in a different way.

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Cllr Bryan Pearson Elected As New Mayor of Beverley

Cllr Bryan Pearson Elected As New Mayor of Beverley
May 14, 2018

Cllr Bryan Pearson has been elected as the new Mayor of Beverley at a ceremony held at the Beverley Guildhall taking over from the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Ann Willis.

Cllr Pearson was nominated by Cllr Phil Dodsworth and Cllr David Elvidge who both paid tribute to his lifelong dedication to serving the town.

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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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