Two Churches One Town Receives Lifeline Grant From Culture Recovery Fund

Two Churches One Town Receives Lifeline Grant From Culture Recovery Fund
November 7, 2020

St Mary’s church and the Minster in Beverley are two of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.

445 organisations will share £103 million, including St Mary’s church and the Minster in Beverley to help restart vital reconstruction work and maintenance on cherished heritage sites, keeping venues open and supporting those working in the sector.

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Beverley Comes Face To Face With Its Tudor Past

Beverley Comes Face To Face With Its Tudor Past
October 16, 2020

St Mary’s Church in Beverley is presenting a pop-up exhibition telling the story of the town’s dramatic Tudor history.

A dozen life-size reproductions of paintings from the National Portrait Gallery’s prized Tudor collection will be accompanied by artefacts and images from the church itself. Pictures exhibited from the world’s largest collection of portraits will include King Henry VIII and several of his wives, by great artists such as Hans Holbein.

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Milestone In Restoration Works On 500th Anniversary Of Dramatic Event

Milestone In Restoration Works On 500th Anniversary Of Dramatic Event
April 29, 2020

St Mary’s Church Beverley – home to some of the finest medieval architecture of any parish church in the country – announces that the first phase in its major restoration programme has reached the halfway point on schedule, despite the coronacrisis and the three storms which have passed through since the scaffolding was put up in February!

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Eddi Reader Takes ‘40 Years Live’ Concert To Beverley

Eddi Reader Takes ‘40 Years Live’ Concert To Beverley
March 16, 2020

Eddi Reader, perhaps Scotland’s greatest living female voice, is celebrating her 40th year on stage with a ‘40 Years Live’ concert tour in 2020, which will come to Beverley this autumn. 

Eddi has announced she will play St Mary’s Church on Thursday, 1 October as part of the anniversary year, with tickets on sale now.

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Chef’s Recipe For A Happier Christmas For Foster Children

Chef’s Recipe For A Happier Christmas For Foster Children
December 7, 2019

When Beverley chef John Robinson got married six years ago he had a wedding gift with a difference for his new wife, Liz.

Using her maiden name, John, who owns and runs Whites Restaurant in North Bar Without, Beverley, had set up the Tyas Foundation, a charity to help vulnerable children across East Yorkshire.

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Another Fantastic Night At St Mary’s As The Culture Train Comes To Town

Another Fantastic Night At St Mary's As The Culture Train Comes To Town
August 29, 2019

Since 2017 the Culture Train project has taken some of the top musicians from Hull out to play at locations across East Yorkshire and on August 31st the current tour has its finale at the majestic St Mary’s Church.

The project is funded by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Active Creative fund and began during the 2017 Hull City of Culture year to take musicians out of Hull and visit locations along the Hull to Bridlington rail line.

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SIAMS Rates St Mary’s School As Excellent Following Inspection

SIAMS Rates St Mary's School As Excellent Following Inspection
July 19, 2019

SIAMS, Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools has rated St Mary’s School as Excellent. As a CofE school, St Mary’s are inspected to ensure they live up to a certain set of values.

Headteacher Laura Wallis was thrilled with the results. There was a number of key findings made including the school’s exceptional approach to mental health and also wellbeing.

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Beverley Chamber Music Festival To Welcome UK’s Brightest Stars

Beverley Chamber Music Festival To Welcome UK's Brightest Stars
July 18, 2019

The brightest stars of the UK’s classical music scene are preparing to visit Beverley for the 2019 Beverley Chamber Music Festival.

Running 25th – 28th September, the festival welcomes two former winners of BBC Young Musician of the Year, violinist Jennifer Pike and cellist Laura van der Heijden, as well as the renowned Brodsky Quartet, to join its Co-Artistic Directors, pianists Martin Roscoe and Libby Burgess.

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East Riding & Hull Rock Choir To Perform A Summer Concert In Beverley

East Riding & Hull Rock Choir To Perform A Summer Concert In Beverley
June 19, 2019

Following the great success of their charity concert last December, the East Riding & Hull Rock Choir will once again be performing at St Mary’s Church in Beverley on Saturday, June 22nd.

The East Riding & Hull Rock Choir are one of the hundreds created nationwide over the past decade and 28,000 people currently sing within a Rock Choir.

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