The Beverley Community Choir Present Voices and Violins

The Beverley Community Choir Present Voices and Violins
February 20, 2018

Beverley Community Choir are staging their annual evening of music and song at Toll Gavel Church, Beverley on Saturday 10th March at 7.30PM.

The choir,led by Sue Murray, will be performing a diverse programme of favourites from their repertoire together with some exciting new items.

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East Riding Archives Staff Presented With Top National Award

East Riding Archives Staff Presented With Top National Award
February 15, 2018

Staff at East Riding Archives and Local Studies based at the Treasure House in Beverley have been presented with a coveted national award – The National Archive Accredited Service Award.

Archives and Records Association Board Member Katy Thornton came to the Treasure House to present the award, accompanied by Keith Sweetmore, National Archives Engagement Manager.

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Humber Day At The Beverley Treasure House

Humber Day At The Beverley Treasure House
February 8, 2018

Visit the Treasure House in Beverley on Saturday, 10 February to hear historical tales with storyteller Frances Kelly and to find out more about the history of the Humber.

Frances Kelly has put together a unique set of stories for the event that have been inspired by some of the fascinating histories of the Humber Estuary region.

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Convict Life, Penal Servitude And Prison Licensing In Victorian England

Convict Life, Penal Servitude And Prison Licensing In Victorian England
February 6, 2018

A public talk at the Treasure House in Beverley on Tuesday 13 February will offer a new perspective on the lives of those caught up in the convict system in the 19th century.

The talk by Dr Helen Johnston will discuss the rise of long-term imprisonment in England, in the aftermath of the end of transportation to Australia, through the establishment of the convict prison system during the mid-1850’s.

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2018 Programme Unveiled At The Beverley Treasure House

2018 Programme Unveiled At The Beverley Treasure House
January 31, 2018

The Treasure House in Beverley has unveiled its exciting and varied programme of events and exhibitions for 2018.

Although the highlight of 2018 will be the 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition from 14 July to 8 September, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced a full programme of events at the popular venue for the next year.

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Beverley Festival of Christmas 2017 : Plenty To Do For All The Family

Beverley Festival of Christmas 2017 : Plenty To Do For All The Family
December 7, 2017

Beverley will be a hive of activity this weekend as one of the key signature events,  Beverley Festival of Christmas  takes place with the promise of festive fun for all.

With tens of thousands of people expected to attend, the Beverley Festival of Christmas will feature a Victorian market, festive parade and host of live entertainment.

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Not Just Another Brick In The Wall

November 29, 2017

A rare and wonderful opportunity for a group of 60 pupils to display a collaborative piece of art work in a public space at the East Riding Theatre.

With guidance from local artist Emma Garness, the challenge for all 60 pupils from year 6 at Beverley Minster Primary School were set a challenge.

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East Riding Archives Service Scoops Top National Award

East Riding Archives Service Scoops Top National Award
November 24, 2017

Staff at East Riding Archives and Local Studies based at the Treasure House in Beverley are celebrating the news that the service has been awarded Accredited Status.

Accredited Archive Services ensure the long-term collection, preservation and accessibility of the country’s archive heritage. Accreditation is the UK quality standard which recognises good performance in all areas of the delivery of archive services.

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Last Chance To Join The Cultural Pilgrimage From Beverley To Hull

Last Chance To Join The Cultural Pilgrimage From Beverley To Hull
November 21, 2017

There are only two weeks left to visit the colossal artwork by Gary Saunt – ‘A Cultural Pilgrimage from Beverley to Hull’ – on display free of charge at the Treasure House in Beverley until Saturday, 2 December.

The huge digital painting – measuring over 20 metres in length – has been produced to celebrate the transformational impact of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 on Hull and the East Riding.

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