Beverley Puppet Festival Pulls All The Right Strings

Beverley Puppet Festival Pulls All The Right Strings
July 17, 2018

Beverley Puppet Festival could not have asked for a better weekend for the event that saw the town centre and venues come alive through the magic of puppets.

Visitors and puppeteers both praised the event which included a giant puppets that towered high above people in Toll Gavel.

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 406

HU17.net Magazine Issue 406
July 16, 2018

HU17.net Magazine Issue 406 is out and available to purchase from Molescroft News, Woodhall Way.

This week’s issue features a selection of news and sport. Some of the highlights in this issue include coverage from the Beverley Puppet Festival.

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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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Puppet Enthusiasts Encouraged To Stay Longer In East Yorkshire

Puppet Enthusiasts Encouraged To Stay Longer In East Yorkshire
June 5, 2018

The Beverley Puppet Festival team is encouraging visitors to the July festival to stay a little longer and visit the V&A Museum of Childhood touring exhibition ‘Clangers, Bagpuss & Co’ at Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery.

Not that enthusiasts need much more encouragement as the exhibition has been eagerly awaited by fans of Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin’s work.

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Moomins And Mischief At This Summer’s Beverley Puppet Festival

Moomins And Mischief At This Summer’s Beverley Puppet Festival
May 15, 2018

Following the acclaimed exhibition of author and artist Tove Jansson and her tales of Moominvalley at the Dulwich Picture Gallery earlier this year, 2018 sees more Moomin mischief as Beverley Puppet Festival.

Beverley Puppet Festival has announced a puppet version of this much loved fictional family over the festival weekend on Sunday 15th July. Created by the Finnish author in the 1940s, these internationally adored curious creatures are currently undergoing a renaissance with a new animated television series also in the pipeline for 2019.

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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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2018 Sees Most Ambitious Puppet Festival To Date

2018 Sees Most Ambitious Puppet Festival To Date
February 14, 2018

Dates for Beverley Puppet Festival 2018 have been announced, with exciting news about new developments that will see the quality of this award winning event soar to even greater heights.

The 8th Beverley Puppet Festival, a Beverley Arts Trust event, takes place over two days and three nights between 13th and 15th July 2018. A major boost for local tourism, the festival is set to attract thousands of visitors into Beverley’s Town Centre.

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Business Backing For 2017 Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards

Business Backing For 2017 Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards
March 7, 2017

Hull and East Riding’s premier tourism awards, the REYTAs, have been given unprecedented support from local businesses, with more sponsors of awards than ever before.

Events and companies from Beverley that are in contention for an award are Beverley Food Festival, Beverley Puppet Festival, The Westwood Restaurant, Lempicka Cafe & Bistro, T C Patisserie and Butt Farm Caravan & Campsite.

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REYTA Tourism Awards Shortlist Announced

Beverley Racecourse Confirm Fixture List for New Season
February 10, 2017

Hull and East Yorkshire’s premier tourism awards, the REYTAs, have achieved record entries yet again.

And such was the quality, the organisers, Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) had to introduce an additional category during the short-listing process because of the “overwhelming” numbers vying for the honour of Remarkable Tourism Event.

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