Monks Walk Reach First Anniversary Following Successful year In Business

Monks Walk Reach First Anniversary Following Successful year In Business
March 29, 2017

Former Beverley Minster virger Neil Pickford and the staff at Monks Walk in Highgate are celebrating the first anniversary of the pub’s successful reopening by asking Beverley folk to help them buy the freehold.

The pub reopened on 8 April 2016 after a refit that removed all the TVs and jukebox, transforming it into a proper ‘Chatter’ pub – and it has been so successful that Neil thinks his appeal for crowdfunding will be very popular.

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HULL 2017 : Revolutionary Makers – An Ambitious Public Art Project

HULL 2017 : Revolutionary Makers - An Ambitious Public Art Project
February 14, 2017

The people of Hull are being invited to take part in an ambitious public art project inspired by the female trailblazers of the city as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Revolutionary Makers is a large scale collaborative commission, which will culminate in an installation in Hull City Hall ahead of WOW Hull (10-12 March), part of a global movement to champion gender equality. Through a weekend of talks, music, debate, comedy and performance, WOW Hull will celebrate International Women’s Day.

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John Hegley Pens New Poem Ahead Of Beverley Appearance

John Hegley Pens New Poem Ahead Of Beverley Appearance
February 3, 2017

Stand-up comedian and poet John Hegley has penned a new Beverley-themed poem ahead of his appearance at the Stage4Beverley arts and music festival this month.

Called “A Spinster by Beverley Minster” it recalls a time in the 1970’s when he was starting out – his first public performances for which he received money was as a busker on the streets of the town and neighbouring Hull.

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February Half-Term Events At Sewerby Hall And Gardens

February Half-Term Events At Sewerby Hall And Gardens
January 26, 2017

The team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens have put together a fantastic fun-filled program of events and activities for the half-term holiday week with something on offer for all ages and interests.

Between Sunday, 19 and Sunday, 26 February, visitors will be able to take part in many varied and entertaining activities including healthy walks, family archery and outdoor wildlife sessions, pancake tossing and a brand new Rusticus Adventure: Gold Rush!

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BBC Radio Two Award Winners To Headline Rising Stars Concert

BBC Radio Two Award Winners To Headline Rising Stars Concert
January 23, 2017

The Stage4Beverley Winter music festival will be presenting some of the cream of young UK talent in its February event.

Headlining their “Rising Stars” concert on Saturday 18th February, will be two time BBC Folk Award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar, one of the most sought after young acts on the English Folk Scene.

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New Cultural Programme Launches For Hull’s Museums And Art Gallery

HULL : Newly Acquired Masterpiece To Be On Display In 2017
January 7, 2017

A programme of exhibition and events hosted by Hull’s well known museums and Ferens Art Gallery has been launched to compliment the first season of the UK City of Culture 2017.

With talks by famous historians, national experts, writers and broadcasters Hull’s museums and art gallery will bring a wealth of expert knowledge to the city.

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HULL 2017 : Try Something New With Challenge Hull

HULL : Everyone Invited To Hull 2017 Opener Made In Hull
December 31, 2016

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 has teamed up with the national campaign 64 Million Artists and schools, communities and organisations across Hull to encourage everyone in the city to try something new.

As part of the 64 Million Artists initiative, which aims to unlock the potential of everyone in the UK through creativity, Hull 2017 is inviting 52 organisations from across the city to Challenge Hull by setting a different creative task each week.

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Award Winning Duo Booked For Beverley Folk Festival 2017

Award Winning Duo Booked For Beverley Folk Festival 2017
November 22, 2016

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships.

Twice recent winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo – 2016 & 2013 – the couple’s intimacy and strength of passion on stage have won them many fans and an enviable reputation

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