American-Style FirePit Smokehouse & Sports Bar Set To Open in Beverley

American-Style FirePit Smokehouse & Sports Bar Set To Open in Beverley
May 26, 2017

The company behind the town’s successful Potting Shed Bar and Gardens plans to transform a ground floor site in the centre to create a new venue with a bold trans-Atlantic theme.

FirePit Smokehouse & Sports Bar will have distinctive Americana décor, combining urban industrial fittings with bright neon signage, classic car parts and bric-a-brac and a few unique wow factors. Amongst its trademark features will be a custom-built Airstream-style aluminium caravan, made in Beverley and specially designed to create a cool private dining booth.

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Monks Walk Pub Hosts Two Sets Of Authors In One Day

Monks Walk Reach First Anniversary Following Successful year In Business
May 1, 2017

Monks Walk pub in Beverley is inviting readers to meet the authors of two very different local interest books on the same day.

On Wednesday May 10th the pub in Highgate will be welcoming Fleur & Colin Speakman, authors of the highly acclaimed new book ‘The Yorkshire Wolds – a Journey of Discovery’, which has a chapter on Beverley and John Phillips, author of: ‘Of a Fair Uniforme Making’ – a definitive history on the building of Beverley Minster.

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Monks Walk Reach First Anniversary Following Successful year In Business

Monks Walk Reach First Anniversary Following Successful year In Business
March 29, 2017

Former Beverley Minster virger Neil Pickford and the staff at Monks Walk in Highgate are celebrating the first anniversary of the pub’s successful reopening by asking Beverley folk to help them buy the freehold.

The pub reopened on 8 April 2016 after a refit that removed all the TVs and jukebox, transforming it into a proper ‘Chatter’ pub – and it has been so successful that Neil thinks his appeal for crowdfunding will be very popular.

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 339

HU17.net Magazine Issue 339
March 21, 2017

HU17.net Magazine Issue 339 is out and features a selection of content from the HU17.net Web Site. The magazine can be purchased by emailing sales@hu17.net

This issue features local news, sport and has an extensive collection of photos from Aladdin, the production put on by Beverley Minster Primary School.

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Earth Hour To Be Marked At Beverley Minster On 25 March

Beverley Shortlisted For Prestigious Title At Tourism Awards
March 17, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council have announced that the floodlights at Beverley Minster will be switched off for an hour on the evening of 25 March, in support of Earth Hour, between 8.30pm and 9.30pm.

Earth Hour is co-ordinated by WWF – an annual global celebration where people across the world switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about the future of the planet.

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Parents Need To Consider Options When Selecting A Primary School

Parents Need To Consider Options When Selecting A Primary School
February 16, 2017

As the Molescroft area continues to expand with all the new housing, the local primary school is having to turn down places for families living in its local catchment area.

Local ward Councillor, Denis Healy, asked County Hall education officials for a report on school place demand at Molescroft primary school, and discovered that 85% of applications made for a place at the school over the last 4 months have been unsuccessful.

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John Hegley Pens New Poem Ahead Of Beverley Appearance

John Hegley Pens New Poem Ahead Of Beverley Appearance
February 3, 2017

Stand-up comedian and poet John Hegley has penned a new Beverley-themed poem ahead of his appearance at the Stage4Beverley arts and music festival this month.

Called “A Spinster by Beverley Minster” it recalls a time in the 1970’s when he was starting out – his first public performances for which he received money was as a busker on the streets of the town and neighbouring Hull.

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30th Anniversary Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival

30th Anniversary Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival
January 18, 2017

2017 marks the coming of age of the much loved Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival, (Friday 26 – Monday 29 May) as the Festival celebrates its thirty years of music-making alongside an extraordinary year for culture in the region, as Hull is 2017 City of Culture.

Initiated by the local authority, with the aim of attracting visitors to the area to discover a rich medley of history, striking architecture and music of the past, over the years the Festival has grown to be recognised as a ‘jewel in the cultural crown’

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