Hundreds Attend SSAFA’s Christmas Celebration

December 12, 2010

Over 250 people were packed into St Mary’s Church for a Christmas Celebration to Mark SSAFA’s 125th Anniversary. Entertainment was provided by Regimental Band 150 Transport Regiment RLC (V), songs from St Mary’s Primary School and St Nicholas Primary School choirs. The free event was organised by Cllr Matt Snowden and Cllr David Elvidge, who had SSAFA as his charity during his year as Mayor of Beverley. Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of…

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Wednesday: More Snow in Beverley

December 1, 2010

Lots of snow pictures from around the streets and the centre of Beverley. Snowy pictures of Beverley Minster, St Marys Church, North Bar and the shopping areas. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size

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Aerial Pictures of Beverley

June 5, 2010

Yesterday the skies were clear over Beverley and it made for some great views from a light aircraft which circled Beverley allowing us to get some fantastic images of landmarks like the Beverley Minster, St Mary’s Church, Beverley Westwood and more. Obviously things like the Beverley Minster stand out though what is also very evident from the sky is the massive scare on the surface, the Flemingate development. From the…

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Organ & Brass Concert in St Mary’s Church Beverley

March 31, 2010

Internationally-renowned  organist Stephen Binnington returns to his roots at St Mary’s Church on Saturday. Beverley-born Stephen, a former pupil at Longcroft School, will perform an organ and brass concert with the Tempus Brass Quintet, starting at 7.30pm on April 10th. The brother of current St Mary’s organist Alan, Stephen will play a number of solo pieces before being joined by the Tempus Brass Quintet – returning following their outstanding performance…

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Beverley Pipe Band Lead Parade to St Mary’s Church

March 8, 2010

Chairman of East Riding and the High Sherriff were joined by Councillors from across the East Riding for a civic service that was held at St Mary’s Church Beverley. The guests marched through the streets of Beverley setting off from the Beverley Guild Hall led by the Beverley Pipe Band. The service traditionally is used as welcome from the people of the town to the Mayor. During the service the…

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‘Peace and War’ Art Exhibition at St Mary’s Church Beverley

February 1, 2010

In partnership the Beverley Town Council and the Defence School of Transport, the largest driver training school in the world, has organised an exclusive Art Exhibition. The exhibition ‘Piece and War’ will be held in Beverley late February, featuring a selection of works from a number of artists that include, Professor Ken Howard, (Royal Academy) John Yardley & David Curtis (Royal Institute of Art). Through a collection of art it…

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Beverley from St Mary’s Church Bell Tower

January 6, 2010

These images were taken from the roof of the bell tower at St Mary’s Church Beverley. The pictures taken this afternoon show the snow covered Beverley Westwood, Beverley Racecourse and roof tops of the town centre. Also images showing Manor Road, Norwood, Durham Ox, New Walk and Beverley Minster. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on…

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Beverley Fire Brigade a Brief History

December 29, 2009

A crook and chain for pulling down burning houses were mentioned in 1541-2 and 1556-7.  Buckets and fire hooks were ordered to be bought in 1666 and 1674, on the latter occasion 24 buckets and four hooks, half to be provided by the corporation and kept in the Beverley Minster and town hall and half to be provided by the church wardens of St. Mary’s Church Beverley and kept there….

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St Mary’s Church Christmas Concert

December 14, 2009

The Town Council assembled a festive feast of entertainment providing a free afternoon for residents and visitors to Beverley, the concert held at St Mary’s Church featured, The Regimental Band of 150 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps (Volunteers), St Mary’s Church Choir, Beverley Town Hand Bell Ringers and the children of St Mary’s Primary School. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size…

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Christmas Concert at St Mary’s Church

November 26, 2009

The Mayor of Beverley invites you to a Free Family Christmas Concert on Saturday the 12th December – 3pm at St Mary’s Church, Beverley. With special guests; The Regimental Band of 150 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps (Volunteers) Also featuring; St Mary’s Church Choir, Beverley Hand Bell Ringers and the children of St Mary’s Primary School. Donations given on the day will go to the Mayoral charity SSAFA Forces Help East…

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Jacob’s Well Christian Book Shop

October 28, 2009

Jacob’s Well Christian Book Shop can be found in the shadows of St Mary’s Church Beverley on Lairgate. The small book shop specialises in books of religious nature for the Christian faith. Jacob’s Well Christian Book Shop – 2 Ladygate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8BH‎ – 01482 865136‎ Jacob’s Well Christian Book Shop – 2 Ladygate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8BH‎ – 01482 865136‎ Jacob’s Well Christian Book Shop –…

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Battle of Britain Memorial Service

September 13, 2009

St Mary’s Church in Beverley held their annual Battle of Britain Memorial Service; the service was attended by local officials including the Mayor of Beverley David Eldvidge. Those arriving for the service were welcomed by members of the Central & East Yorkshire Air Wing Cadets, Squadron 399 Beverley. Mayor of Beverley David Eldvidge talks with members of 399 Beverley Air Cadets. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image, these…

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St Mary’s Church Graveyard

August 6, 2009

St Mary’s Graveyard is located off Bleach Yard in Beverley, adjacent to Bleach Yard Stables. The site has a small chapel of which you can see pictures below.  The chapel appears not to be in use these days, though this has not been confirmed. The graves date back to the early 19th Century, the era in which the chapel was built. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image. These are…

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St Mary’s Church Open Day

June 27, 2009

St Mary’s Church in Beverley opened it door and grounds to the public in their annual fund raising event. Members of the church took advantage of the good weather to serve free tea and cakes to members of the public who came. The event which was raising money for St Mary’s uniformed youth groups, the Guides, Brownies & GL & CGB.

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St Mary’s Church Beverley

June 20, 2009

Founded in 1120, the Church of St Mary in Beverley is said to owe its origin to Thurstan, Archbishop of York, 1114-1143, who had been Provost of Beverley Minster. It was he who gathered the levies of the North with the banners of St Peter of York, St John of Beverley, and St Wilfrid of Ripon for the Battle of the Standard in 1138. St Mary’s was at first a…

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