Beverley Christmas Lights Switch On 2010

November 20, 2010

Beverley Church Lads and Girls Brigade Band together with Bertie Beaver lead the parade to light the Beverley Town Council and Chamber of Trade Xmas trees at Cross St, Wednesday Market and Angel Square. At Angel Square the Beverley Brass Band accompanied by various school choirs and the Beverley Male Voice Choir sang carols round the tree. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image…


Beverley Lions Market Cross Xmas Lights Switch On

November 19, 2010

The Beverley Lions Market Cross Xmas Lights will be switched on at 3-00pm on Saturday 20th November by the Mayor of Beverley Councillor Bessie Foot and the President of the Beverley Lions Club Paul James. The service will be conducted by Reverend Dianne Finch with the Introit of Silent Night by Janet Bates and carol singing by the children from the Beverley Minster County Primary School to music provided by…


Beverley Christmas Lights Switch On 2010

Follow Bertie Beaver and the Beverley Church Lads & Girls Brigade Band to help a local celebrity light the trees at Cross Street, Wednesday Market and then to Angel Square where Beverley Brass Band and the CLB will be playing for Community Carol Singing with School Choirs and the Beverley Male Voice Choir and the Chamber of Trade will be giving out prizes for their Children’s Competition. Beverley Town Council,…

November 11, 2010

Giant Pumpkin is a Hit With Regulars at the Dog & Duck

October 28, 2010

The Dog & Duck are currently running a ‘guess the weight’ competition after being given a giant pumpkin. The pumpkin was grown by Beverley Male Voice Choir member Nick Andrews and is currently sitting on its own table in the pub. For a £1 regulars can have a guess at the weight with the winner receiving a few pints on the house. The money raised from the competition will go…


Calling All Trombonists!

September 28, 2010

The British Trombone Society is holding a workshop day on Saturday, 2nd October at the East Riding Schools’ Music Service’s new home – The Hexagon Centre (Coltman Ave, Beverley, HU17 9LP). The day will be led and delivered by Brett Baker, who is an internationally renowned trombone soloist, brass clinician and principal trombonist of the world famous Black Dyke Band. There will be opportunities to take part in a trombone…


Beverley Male Voice Choir Sing For Their Supper

September 22, 2010

Beverley Male Voice Choir gave a free concert on Friday evening at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Manor Road, Beverley, and then the choir shared a sumptuous buffet with the audience. Although there was no entrance fee for the concert, the contents of the collection buckets were still being counted long after the concert had finished. All donations were taken straight to Dove House Hospice…


Live Music: The Processed Pea

September 21, 2010

Combining the talents of Stu Hanna and Debbie Hanna-Palmer the duo Megson is fast becoming ‘hot property’ on the British folk and roots scene. Their three albums have chronicled that blossoming creative talent and such is their popularity it has taken over a year for the Processed Pea to secure a booking. Originally from Teesside, the husband and wife duo met singing in the local Cleveland Youth Choir. At that…


British Trombone Society Trombone Day

September 17, 2010

The British Trombone Society’s latest Trombone Day is to be held at the Hexagon Music Centre, Coltman Road, Beverley, HU17 9LP on Saturday 2nd October 2010. If you are a trombone player of any age and any standard, come along and get involved. Hopefully enough players will be found for a rendition of “76 trombones” as it should be played! The day is very informal with plenty of opportunity to…


Beverley Armed Forces Day: The Entertainment

July 5, 2010

Visitors to Beverley’s second Armed Forces Day were richly entertained in Saturday Market. There was a whole host of stalls and attractions for all the family throughout the day, with camouflage face painting especially popular for youngsters. The main entertainment took place on and around the big stage erected in Saturday Market. Music was provided by the Beverley Male Voice Choir and the Beverley Pipe Band, while the big crowd…


Longcroft School Gospel Choir to Perform at Beverley Minster

July 1, 2010

All carers in the East Riding are being invited to a thanksgiving service at Beverley Minster on Wednesday, 7 July at 11am. The service will be led by Rev Jeremy Fletcher and there will be hymns, readings, prayers, meditation and a quiet time for remembering. The Longcroft Gospel Choir will be performing throughout the service, there will also be a performance from tenor Neil Griffiths formerly with The Royal Opera,…


St Mary’s Church Open Day

June 28, 2010

Visitors to Beverley were able to take advantage of a unique opportunity at St Mary’s Church Open Day. Members of the public were guided tour of the church’s ringing chamber in the bell tower by John Atkinson of the Beverley and District Ringing Society. Performances on the day also came from the St Mary’s Church choir and the Beverley Church Lads and Girls Brigade, while visitors enjoyed tea and cakes…


Interview: Measure Of Disorder

June 23, 2010

Tell me about this band’s first show? As Measure of Disorder our first show was in March 2008, we played at an event called the Youth café at the Beverley Minster. Since then, there have been a few line-up shuffles and so, this was our first gig in a year and a half! Currently, we are trying to get ourselves back into the mindset of playing life and hopefully surpassing…


A Wonderful Community Celebration

June 14, 2010

Residents from Beverley and beyond are invited to a day of activities to celebrate the launch of the Beverley Town Trail, on Sunday 11 July, starting at 11a.m., in Wednesday Market. The event will include performances by school pupils from Beverley and Market Weighton, Mystery Plays, Falchion Medieval Village, the Longcroft Gospel Choir, dancing and street and stage performers.  Volunteers from the East Riding V-informed Team will lead craft and…


Come and Sing in Beverley Minster

May 12, 2010

The East Riding County Choir is planning a Come and Sing Day in Beverley Minster on Saturday 22nd May 2010. The chosen work is Petite Messe Solenelle by Rossini. It will be conducted by Alan Spedding MBE. Information and application forms can be obtained either by telephoning 01482 634427 or by visiting the choir’s website. Places must be booked in advance and cost £15 (students and young people under 16…


Longcroft Gospel Choir Scoop Young Persons Award

May 11, 2010

The Longcroft School Gospel Choir received an award from Cllr David Elvidge at the Beverley Guildhall yesterday in recognition of their achievements. The choir also performed two songs while David Elvidge passed over his red robes. Jonathan Chapman Choir director and Assistant Headteacher at Longcroft said; “The gospel choir has been performing in and around Beverley for four years and has always enjoyed the support of the Mayor and the…


David Elvidge Final Duties as Mayor

May 10, 2010

Cllr David Elvidge this week completed his final duty as Mayor of Beverley at the Beverley Minster as he attended the St John of Beverley Service. Then, this evening at the Beverley Guildhall David Elvidge passed over his duties to Bessie Foot. Before giving up his chains, Cllr David Elvidge present a selection of awards including one to Sue Dudill for her work with youngsters in the community one to…


Experience Beverley From above as Minster Opens Doors to Public

April 27, 2010

On May Bank Holiday Monday the virgers at Beverley Minster are opening the north western (clock) tower to the general public for only the second time in 30 years. The two 165 foot towers give unrivalled views over East Yorkshire and the 40 minute guided tour includes a rest and demonstration of the clock mechanism as well as ample time for photographs from the top. The finest views of Beverley…