Titanic Display At The Beverley Guildhall

April 13, 2012

The community museum in the Beverley Guildhall is today putting on a display about the Titanic almost 100 years after the event, which will include stories about people with links to the local area, and will be on show until 25 May.


Beverley Guildhall Exhibition: Pastures & Pasture Masters

October 18, 2011

A new exhibition will open in the Beverley Community Museum at the Beverley Guildhall on Friday, 21 October. ‘Pastures and Pasture Masters’, was prompted by recent changes in Freemen legislation, which now allows more people, including women, to become Freemen of Beverley. Fiona Jenkinson, curator of the Guildhall, said: “The first exhibition in the community museum, when it opened 10 years ago, was about Beverley Westwood. This was a very…


Heritage Open Days: Free To Explore Beverley Guildhall

August 25, 2011

East Yorkshire’s Heritage Open Days will be bigger than ever this year, with over 40 events taking place, and Beverley Guildhall is pleased to be able to join in. From Thursday, 8 to Saturday, 10 September, the Guildhall will be open from 10am to 4pm with free admission. Guided tours by the curator will also be available on request on the Friday. Fiona Jenkinson, curator for the Guildhall, said: “We…


York Waits At The Beverley Guildhall

June 7, 2011

The Beverley Guildhall will present an unusual evening lecture by members of the York Waits at 7pm on Thursday, 16 June, with plenty of medieval musical instruments to see and hear. From the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century the English town bands, or waits, provided music for civic occasions and celebrations. In this lecture Tim Bayley and John Peel of today’s York Waits will outline the history of the…


Beverley Pastures Appeal

February 15, 2011

Staff and volunteers at the Beverley Guildhall are appealing for objects and photographs to put on display for the next exhibition in the Beverley Community Museum. The exhibition is on “Pastures and Pasture Masters” and will look at not only the Beverley Westwood but also Swinemoor and Figham. Fiona Jenkinson, Curator at the Guildhall, said: “A previous exhibition on the Beverley Westwood and was very successful, and in the light…