Beverley Literature Festival

Storming Performances at Beverley Literature Festival The wild weather in Beverley on Saturday was matched by some equally energetic performances over the first weekend of the Beverley Literature Festival as writer after writer took their audiences by storm in what has been some of the most exciting days in the festival’s eight year history. Iain Banks riffed on his new novel with the energy of a man possessed by genius. …

October 6, 2009
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The Archives Open Day

October 3, 2009

More than 230 members of the public attended an open day held by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s archives and local studies service at the Beverley Treasure House on Saturday, 26 September. The day was part of the national archive awareness campaign, which this year was using ‘flight’ as its theme. Visitors were able to see a display of documents on the theme of flight, take behind the scenes tours…

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Local History Book Fair

October 2, 2009

Popular local history events are being planned by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s archive and local studies service, based at the Beverley Treasure House in Champney Road, Beverley. The annual Local History Book Fair will be held on Saturday, 17 October, at Beverley Minster while an autumn programme of local history lectures and garden tours will start on Monday, 19 October. Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Christopher…

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Beverley Art Gallery

September 23, 2009

Beverley Art Gallery hold the largest collection of works by celebrated local artist, Frederick Elwell. The Gallery runs a temporary exhibition and education programme, and themed exhibitions from the permanent collection. The Beverley Art Gallery is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9.30am – 5pm, on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9.30am – 8pm and on Saturdays between 9am – 4pm. The gallery has free admission and disabled access and…

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A History of Primary Education

September 18, 2009

A new exhibition entitled “When I Was Six” is now on display in the Treasure House in Beverley. The exhibition, which presents a history of primary education in the East Riding, was compiled by volunteers of the East Riding Rural Life Project at Skidby Windmill. Fiona Jenkinson, the project co-ordinator, said: “This is the third in a series of Treasure House exhibitions compiled by the team of volunteers, who also…

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Lottery Funding Success

September 4, 2009

Lottery Success For Treasure Houses John Champney Celebration The gifts of John Champney to the town of Beverley will be celebrated in 2010 thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. An award of £42,000 to the Treasure House will allow East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s archives and local studies and museum services to hold a programme of events and activities to mark the centenary of the opening of…

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Flemingate Residents Views

August 18, 2009

Ref. Development Land North of, Flemingate, Beverley, East Yorkshire. Case No 08/00122 CALLIN – Objecting to Class A3, A4 & A5. Food & Drink & A1. Retail Dear Secretary of State, Beverley is a rural East Yorkshire market town with an adult population of 34,000 it is situated 8 miles North of Hull. It is the seat of the conservative dominated East Riding County Council, and serves the local agricultural…

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Roman Finds Displayed

August 12, 2009

A new display opened this week at the Treasure House in Beverley next week, focusing on recent excavations at Stamford Bridge. The excavations, carried out by Northern Archaeological Associates in 2003, were connected with the construction of a new water main for the village and examined parts of the Roman settlement that existed there in the 2nd-4th centuries AD. The exhibition opens on Tuesday, 11th August and will be found…

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Trinity Guest House

August 3, 2009

Directly opposite Beverley Train Station and within 10 minutes walk of Beverley’s busy town centre the Trinity Guest House offers visitors to Beverley a convenient base for exploring the historic market town. Near by attractions include The Treasure House, Beverley Minster and the Beverley Guildhall. Trinity Guest House – Trinity House, Trinity Lane, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 0AR – 01482 869537 Trinity Guest House – Trinity House, Trinity Lane, Beverley,…

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Norwood Park Exhibtion

100 YEARS OF SPORT AT NORWOOD PARK 1909 – 2009 A new exhibition called 100 Years of Sport at Norwood Park opened in Gallery Two of the Treasure House, in Champney Road, Beverley, on 10 July 2009. The exhibition is a celebration of sport at Beverley Town Cricket and Recreation Club at Norwood Park.  Since the club opened in 1909 it has provided the town with a wide variety of…

July 22, 2009
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Dark Ages Day

July 20, 2009

DARK AGES DAY IN BEVERLEY The garden of the Treasure House in Beverley will be transformed when a Dark Age encampment is set up there on Saturday, 25 July. Members of re-enactment group Ulf Hednar England will be on hand to talk about life in the Dark Ages, and there will be a series of events and activities in and around the Treasure House, centred on the Vikings, Anglo-Saxons and…

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