Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has donated £1,000 to an important organisation in Beverley which aims to create an accessible space for the community to use and invest in.
The chosen cause, local parish church, Beverley Minster, owns an area of land that is being developed into a “Secret Garden” by a group of volunteers, with the aim of providing the area for the use of the church and local communities.
A celebration is being held in Beverley Minster on Sunday 12 September to mark the opening of an exhibition to highlight the Minster’s historic role in providing sanctuary and relating that to what sanctuary means for people today.
The exhibition and associated digital and print content explore the real stories of sanctuary seekers past and present and includes moving modern testimonies as well as dramatised historical accounts.
A Syrian refugee has been presented with woodworking tools so that he can help with the creation of a new space for reflection in the churchyard at Beverley Minster.
Yassar Sheikh Debes, 48, has been loaned a set of chisels to enable him to carry out voluntary work on Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary project, which will involve him helping to develop the outdoor sanctuary space at the Minster.
Seven short films commissioned by Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project form the main feature of a night of local films at Humber Film Community in Hull’s Old Town next Wednesday, 30 June , and Weds, 7 July.
The popular Elwell Trail, which consisted of 22 reproductions of paintings by Fred or Mary Elwell displayed on external walls in various locations in or near Beverley town centre, has been extended by adding 6 new works. These include three by Mary Elwell, two by Fred Elwell and one by Fred’s nephew Ken Elwell.
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Tailor-made teddies are taking off with charity supporters around the world to help raise money for a major medical facility which is close to completion at Castle Hill Hospital.
In addition to the best-dressed bears, customers of Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull have been placing festive orders for hand-made dogs and dinosaurs, with the amount raised for the Daisy Appeal now topping £1,000.
Crucial work is underway at Beverley Minster to restore part of its crumbling fabric and tell its remarkable story of Sanctuary thanks to a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £406,700 awarded last year.
MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has celebrated that Beverley Minster and St Mary’s Church, also in Beverley, are to benefit from over £700,000 of government funding to help restart vital restoration of the cherished sites.
St Mary’s church and the Minster in Beverley are two of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.
445 organisations will share £103 million, including St Mary’s church and the Minster in Beverley to help restart vital reconstruction work and maintenance on cherished heritage sites, keeping venues open and supporting those working in the sector.