Talented Young Musicians From The East Riding Bring Christmas Magic To Beverley

November 29, 2011

The East Riding Schools Music Service is holding their annual Christmas concert in Beverley Minster on December 12, 2011 starting at 7pm. The concert will give over 200 young people from the East Riding the opportunity to celebrate their musical talents together in performances by string groups, a choir and a brass group all provided by East Riding Schools’ Music Service. There will also be the opportunity for the audience…

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Schools & Charity Join Forces To Remember Troops At Christmas

November 23, 2011

On Saturday 10th December, Saint Mary’s Church in Beverley will be hosting a Christmas concert to raise money for the country’s oldest military charity, the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help. The ‘Celebration of Christmas’ is being organised by SSAFA East Yorkshire and Longcroft School, featuring music from the Band 150 (Yorkshire) Transport Regiment Royal Logistic Corps and St Mary’s School and St Nicholas School choirs. Students…

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Beverley Lights Up On November 30th

November 23, 2011

Beverley’s North Bar will light up for the first time in 114 years as part of the Christmas lights switch-on spectacular later this month. The lighting up of the landmark will be the grand finale of the biggest Christmas lights event ever in the town. Running from the Bar all the way to Wednesday Market, there will be a wide variety of activities, street entertainment and live bands, with traditional…

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Beverley Set To Light The Sky For Santa and Rudolph!

November 15, 2011

As Christmas fast approaches, Beverley for the first time is set to light up the whole town with a Christmas Lights Switch-on spectacular the likes of which have never seen before! The evening’s events on Wednesday 30th November, will start from 6pm at Wednesday Market with the Christmas Tree Lights Switch-on performed by Lady Prescott, followed by the Christmas Lights Volunteer Group’s street performance of the Nativity re-enacting the key…

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Beverley Minster Christmas Tree Festival 2011

October 28, 2011

The Beverley Minster is to put on quite a display during their Christmas tree festival on the 9th, 10th and 11th December. The festival will display over fifty trees which are sponsored by local businesses and public figures such as Specsavers, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the Mayor of Beverley. The trees will be decorated either by the sponsors themselves or by local community groups who have been…

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 62

September 26, 2011

This week’s edition of HU17.net Magazine, Issue 62 is available from Molescroft News, Woodhall way and features pictures from the following; Miller Plumbing & Griffin Electrical Merge Fresh N Fruity’s Harvest Gift East Riding Choir Lucy Lee’s 9th Birthday Alfie Ashby’s christening Daryl Gibson’s 18th Birthday 80’s Disco @ The Beverley Memorial Hall AFC Tickton Cougars Team Poster Salsa dancing at Kubana Bar & Grill

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Men Needed: East Riding County Choir

September 22, 2011

East Riding County Choir rehearsals have begun again and are being held at The Hexagon Centre, Coltman Avenue, Beverley. The first rehearsal of the new term on 19th September was very  well attended  and the second one is scheduled for the 3rd October. The choir are seeking new members especially men who are encouraged to attend a rehearsal with the view to having an audition. Students of all voices are…

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‘That Glorious Noise Comes’ To Beverley Minster

September 14, 2011

On 26th November Beverley Minster will play host to “That Glorious Noise”, raising money for The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. The evening will be headlined by the superb English tenor Jonathan Ansell who will be supported by Coronation Street’s Holly Quin Ankrah. Jonathan will be accompanied by three of his most skilled and trusted musicians and choral support will come from the Rodillian Singers, an award winning choir from West Yorkshire. …

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Beverley Minster Choir Launches New CD

July 14, 2011

Beverley Minster choir and musicians are launching their first new CD for 10 years on Sunday, July 17th. And for the first time, it will feature singers from the Minster girls’ choir as well as the traditional men and boys. Minster director of music Robert Poyser said this was a perfect time to record a new collection of music in the church. “There are lots of really good singers in…

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Beverley’s Adam Davies Earns Hull Debut

July 6, 2011

The City Hall in Hull will be the venue for the debut concerto performance by talented Beverley pianist Adam Davies on Saturday, 16th July. Adam will be performing the first movement of Grieg’s Piano Concerto accompanied by the award winning East Riding Youth Orchestra. This concerto is probably the most famous in the repertoire (and certainly the most familiar thanks to the memorable Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show sketch with…

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Welsh Society Donate £1100 to Teenage Cancer Trust

February 21, 2011

The Welsh Society of Kingston-upon-Hull presented a cheque for £1100 to Steven Oliver a representative of the Teenage Cancer Trust.  The money raised is to be put towards the Young Adult Unit at Castle Hill Hospital. The Teenage Cancer Trust, a national charity devoted to improving the lives of young people with cancer, plans to develop a £150,000 specialist facility for young cancer patients in our region. The plans include…

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Increasing Understanding During Themed Week

February 18, 2011

Students at East Riding College are this week learning about different cultures and communities as part of its equality and diversity week. Activities and events, taking place at the Beverley and Bridlington campuses, range from sampling dishes from around the world to learning about the travelling community and trying out belly dancing. As well as enhancing students’ learning experience, the week is also for staff, who are learning about the…

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Friends of Longcroft School Prom Fashion Show

February 16, 2011

On Tuesday, in association with “The Fairy Godmothers” of 25 Ladygate, Beverley – FOLS presented their annual Prom Fashion Show. Students from years 11, 12 and 13, were fundamental in the success of the evening by managing all the back stage equipment/lighting/selling of tickets/modelling. The FOLS would like to thank the teachers who supported the students, the Renaissance Dance Company and The Longcroft Gospel Choir for providing the entertainment. Local…

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Beverley Minster: ‘Times they are a’changing’

January 7, 2011

Beverley Minster is breaking with long-established tradition as it moves to an earlier start time for its Choral Evensong. Sunday evening services at the Minster have traditionally started at 6.30pm but the new move will see the Choral Evensong begin at  5.30pm. The change will give Beverley Minster greater flexibility for a wide range of services in future. The Reverend Jeremy Fletcher, vicar at Beverley Minster, said; “We used to…

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Beverley Male Voice Choir Christmas Concert @ Toll Gavel

December 23, 2010

The Beverley Male Voice Choir and children from Leconfield Primary School held a Christmas Concert at Toll Gavel United Church. The concert was very well attended. Special guests included the Mayor of Beverley Cllr Bessie Foot and the Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Cllr David Rudd. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the…

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Swinemoor School Carol Concert

December 19, 2010

Swinemoor Primary School provided a fantastic afternoon of entertainment when they took part in their Carol Concert on Friday. Participants took part from all of the choirs at the school, The Chamber Choir, The Senior Choir, The Boys Choir, Girls Years 5 and 6, and Years 3 and 4, and not forgetting Key Stage 1 and Foundation. They performed a very humorous version of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, and…

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Hundreds Attend SSAFA’s Christmas Celebration

December 12, 2010

Over 250 people were packed into St Mary’s Church for a Christmas Celebration to Mark SSAFA’s 125th Anniversary. Entertainment was provided by Regimental Band 150 Transport Regiment RLC (V), songs from St Mary’s Primary School and St Nicholas Primary School choirs. The free event was organised by Cllr Matt Snowden and Cllr David Elvidge, who had SSAFA as his charity during his year as Mayor of Beverley. Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of…

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Christmas Celebration to Mark SSAFA’s 125th Anniversary

December 5, 2010

A “Celebration of Christmas” will take place on Saturday 11th December at St Mary’s Church in Beverley, in aid of SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association) Forces Help. Organised by Cllr David Elvidge, who had SSAFA as his charity during his year as Mayor of Beverley, explained that the occasion will also make a special anniversary for SSAFA: “This is SSAFA’s 125th year and it seemed like a nice…

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