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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Written by Jessica Duffield & Annie Kirkman, The StorytEllas starts high up on a shelf, where books bursting with fairytales fuse into one scrambled story, bringing three self(ie) obsessed girls together.