The Culture Train Tour Rolls Into St Mary’s This Saturday

The Culture Train Tour Rolls Into St Mary’s This Saturday
November 20, 2021

The Culture Train Tour 2021 is once again bringing a taste of the Hull music scene to communities in East Yorkshire after being derailed by the pandemic in 2020.

The fifth and final date of this years tour brings musicians to play at St Mary’s in Beverley on Saturday 27th November with a lineup of Diddie Hair, The Cox Brothers, Jackson D, The Quicksilver Kings and Ruth Scott and James Wood of the Late Night Marauders.

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Hull Hosts UK Public Film Premiere Of ‘One Summer When You Went Away’

Hull Hosts UK Public Film Premiere Of 'One Summer When You Went Away'
November 10, 2021

Hull is to host the UK public film premiere of the internationally-award winning feature One Summer When You Went Away in the city’s Old Town next Friday evening, November 19th.

Set in Hull and East Yorkshire and starring Laurence Ellerker, Laura Peterson, Kenneth Mguni, Stan Haywood and Angela Stone, the new 90-minute film has been described as ‘gritty but moving’ and ‘surprisingly sweet’ by festival audiences. 

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It’s A Double As Brothers Build On Family Tradition To Open A Second Bar

It’s A Double As Brothers Build On Family Tradition To Open A Second Bar
October 18, 2021

Two brothers who followed their father into the pub trade have overcome cynics and staff shortages to open a second bar in their home village in 14 months, creating nearly 30 jobs in the process.

Chris and Simon Leahy admitted they were taking a gamble with plans to open Raph’s Lounge so soon after the launch in August last year of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, which is across the road in Cottingham, East Yorkshire.

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Beverley Festival Of Christmas Will Go Ahead This Year

Beverley Festival Of Christmas Will Go Ahead This Year
September 21, 2021

One of the leading Christmas market events in the UK returns to Beverley on Sunday, 12 December with The Beverley Festival of Christmas 2021, proudly sponsored by The Beverley Arms. 

The festival returns following last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic and will light up the historic market town for the 25th year.

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Businesses Leading The Way To Promote Literacy By Backing The Big Malarkey

Businesses Leading The Way To Promote Literacy By Backing The Big Malarkey
June 23, 2021

Children and their families from across the region are celebrating the return this week of a festival that encourages curiosity, learning and creativity by promoting reading for pleasure.

The Big Malarkey took a Covid-enforced break during 2020 but is now beginning a new chapter at East Park with a week of activities dedicated to schools in the city, followed by a weekend of events that are open to the public.

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Brothers Target Former Bank As Safe Bet For Second Bistro Venture

Brothers Target Former Bank As Safe Bet For Second Bistro Venture
June 14, 2021

A family which revived its long-term links with the licensed trade to open a café bar in Cottingham, East Yorkshire has literally broken the bank for its latest project.

Chris and Simon Leahy, owners of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, will open Raph’s Bar and Grill in a former NatWest bank across the road from their existing premises.

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St Mary’s Church Re-opening Marked With Musical Marathon

St Mary’s Church Re-opening Marked With Musical Marathon
May 1, 2021

St Mary’s Church in Beverley celebrates its re-opening to visitors next month with a very special musical event.

From Monday, 17 May, subject to the Government’s roadmap, visitors will once again be able to step into the peaceful and spectacular medieval building, famed for its beautiful architecture and peaceful atmosphere.

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Strada Music Awarded Cash From Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Strada Music Awarded Cash From Government’s Culture Recovery Fund
April 2, 2021

Strada Music in East Yorkshire has received a grant from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover during this crisis.

Strada Music works with musicians and singers from all over the British Isles and around the world and takes them to theatres, art centres, festivals, clubs and community venues throughout this country and beyond.

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Sun Inn Licensee Thrilled To Hear The Sound Of Customers Again

Sun Inn Licensee Thrilled To Hear The Sound Of Customers Again
July 8, 2020

Richard Price, Licensee of the Sun Inn says it is great to be open again. Following weeks of being closed due to the lockdown, the popular Beverley local welcomed back customers at the weekend.

Richard said that he was pleased with how the weekend went adding that customers overall had been respectful of the rules.

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Pop Sensation L Devine To Perform In Hull

Pop Sensation L Devine To Perform In Hull
February 11, 2020

One of the country’s most exciting pop talents is coming to Hull this summer.

L Devine, whose debut EP Growing Pains received critical acclaim and earned her a spot on Annie Mac’s stage at the Great Escape Festival, will perform at Hull Central Library on Sunday 24 May.

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From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire’s First Whisky Distillery

From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire's First Whisky Distillery
January 10, 2020

A young singer-songwriter from Beverley will make her debut at the Spirit of Yorkshire’s Distillery Sessions next month.

Having completed a MSc in Molecular Medicine, Rachel Makena is now turning her attention to her lifelong passion for music and will perform on the 31 January at the intimate Hunmanby venue where Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky, Filey Bay is being produced.

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Mayor’s New Year’s Charity Dance Tickets Are Selling Fast

New Year’s Charity Dance Tickets Are Selling Fast
December 12, 2019

Mayor of Beverley Duncan Jack says tickets for his New Year’s Charity dance are selling fast. He also adds that anyone wanting to come should book soon to avoid disappointment.

Taking place on New Year’s Eve at the Beverley Memorial, the event will be used to raise money for local charities supported by the mayor.

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Festival of Christmas 2019 Returns To Beverley For 24th Year

November 4, 2019

One of the leading Christmas market events in the UK returns to Beverley on Sunday, 8 December with The Beverley Festival of Christmas 2019.

The festival will light up the historic market town for its 24th year, promising a vast array of seasonal stalls and three Victorian markets from 10am-4pm on this special festive day, with the traditional parade leading its way from Wednesday Market to Saturday Market at 10am.

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