Beverley Set To Light The Sky For Santa and Rudolph!

November 15, 2011

As Christmas fast approaches, Beverley for the first time is set to light up the whole town with a Christmas Lights Switch-on spectacular the likes of which have never seen before! The evening’s events on Wednesday 30th November, will start from 6pm at Wednesday Market with the Christmas Tree Lights Switch-on performed by Lady Prescott, followed by the Christmas Lights Volunteer Group’s street performance of the Nativity re-enacting the key…


Market Cross Christmas Tree Raises Almost £1000

January 3, 2011

The Beverley Lions Christmas Tree is situated in the heart of Beverley Town Centre within Market Cross. “Light a Candle for a Loved One” is organised by Beverley Lions every Christmas inviting the people of the town to light a candle in memory of family members or friends, and also write a message to tie onto the Christmas tree. The Lions charge £1 for each candle and message,and this year…


Festival of Christmas Given Green Light

December 9, 2010

A big  effort from a number of East Riding of Yorkshire Council services has meant that, despite the recent dreadful weather, this year’s Festival of Christmas in Beverley has been given the all clear to go ahead as planned on Sunday, 12th December. Festival committee chairman Councillor John Bird said: “I would like to thank the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for pulling out all the stops to ensure that…


ERYC Clear the Snow to Safeguard The Festival of Christmas

December 7, 2010

Everything is being done to ensure the Festival of Christmas goes ahead this weekend in Beverley. After the cancellation earlier this week of Saturday Market no chances are being taken. Today in the centre of town workers were out clearing the snow and gritting the pavements around the town centre. The Festival of Christmas attracted thousands people to Beverley last year giving the local economy a welcomed boost leading up…


Beverley Guildhall to Open During Festival of Christmas Weekend

The Beverley Guildhall will be open for two days over the Festival of Christmas weekend (11 – 12 December). There will be Victorian-themed Christmas activities for children while the grown-ups warm up with teas, coffees and Victorian punch. This is also an excellent opportunity to see the new exhibition on the history of Beverley’s churches ‘More than a Minster’. The Guildhall will be open from 10am to 3pm on both…

December 7, 2010

Open Art Exhibition @ Beverley Art Gallery

East Riding Open Art Exhibition opens at Beverley Art Gallery on Friday, 10 December and runs until 5 February 2011. The gallery would like to thank all artists who braved the snowy weather to deliver works to the gallery.  The works on view have been chosen by two independent selectors: the artist and art tutor Steve Upton, and Kirsten Simister, who is curator of art at the Ferens Art Gallery…

December 6, 2010

Vmedia Crew Snapped Up Yet Again For Town’s 2010 Festival

September 15, 2010

John Bird, Chair of the Beverley Festival of Christmas, today took official delivery of the DVDs of this annual town event produced by a group of very dedicated young volunteers from CSV East Riding’s Vinvolved Team who are students at East Riding College, Beverley. The young people form the project’s Vmedia crew who have been involved with a number of other local community events. They were thanked for their tremendous…


Volunteers Acknowledged for Positive Work in the Community

February 23, 2010

Members of the Media Crew who made a positive contribution to the community through their work with CSV East Riding’s Vinvolved Team in 2009, gathered today at East Riding College in Beverley to receive official thanks and recognition for their efforts. Kerry Straw, Beverley Renaissance Partnership Coordinator and John Bird, Chair of the Festival of Christmas, presented the group with awards and spoke highly of the work they had all…


Beverley Economy & Tourism Group to Target Key Issues

February 11, 2010

The Beverley Economy & Tourism Group has indentified and is creating five focus groups to tackle each of the niche issues highlighted. The group, which is made up of a number of people from the business, tourism, local council, sports clubs and event management organisations. Creative Industries Business + Retail Space Co-ordination of town marketing / Visitor offer Events & Festivals Heroes Welcome Initiative Coach Parking Heritage Signs ‘Brown Signs’…


Message From the Mayor of Beverley Cllr David K Elvidge

December 31, 2009

At this time of year I think we should all pause and take stock of what we as a community have achieved in our Town of Beverley. The glass is very much half full and I believe the Beverley Town Council has played it’s part working with our various partners on staging events such as The Beverley Food Festival, Armed Forces Day, The Festival of Christmas and The North Bar…


Young People Make a Positive Impact

December 17, 2009

Today, over 30 young people from CSV East Riding’s Vinvolved project got involved in what is without a doubt one of the best annual community events on Beverley’s calendar, The Festival of Christmas. These active young citizens gave their time and effort to add to the success of this amazing day.  They dressed in character costumes to entertain the children at the festival, took part in the parade and looked…


Santa Claus Makes a Special Appearance

December 10, 2009

Santa Claus was spotted on the streets of Tickton this evening; the magical figure was accompanied by his helpers and member of the Beverley Rotary Club. His arrival in the area is good news with Beverley’s Festival of Christmas just days away. With it being such a busy time of year for Father Christmas he is still able to show true Christmas spirit by making time for others and putting…