Night Out @ Bar Fusion

July 30, 2010

A top Beverley Cocktail Bar has relaunched their menu with  some jazzed-up changes to their food and drinks on offer. Bar Fusion in Wednesday Market has acquired a new chef, and has added a great  selection of cocktails too. This week  Bar Fusion staff invited their customers to try free samples of the new menu while enjoying live music from a jazz band. The new-look cocktail bar is open from 5pm serving food, and if you enjoy live…

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Town Trail: Celebrate’s those Who Made Beverley

July 12, 2010

A desire for relevance has been a huge driving force behind the Beverley Town Trail. The launch of the Beverley Medieval Guilds & Crafts Town Trail, in Wednesday Market, proved a great success yesterday. Hundreds of people of all ages enjoyed a superb afternoon as schoolchildren delivered a series of performances that demonstrated Beverley’s rich history. The main stage, surely the forerunner to other events in Wednesday Market, was a…

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Beverley Town Trail is Officially Launched

July 11, 2010

Beverley folk came out in numbers to celebrate the launch of the Beverley Town Trail in Wednesday Market today. Hundreds of people gathered to watch local schoolchildren perform on the big stage in Wednesday Market to mark the launch of the excellent Medieval Trade and Crafts Trail, which has been almost a decade in the making. Dignitories from Beverley Town Council and the East Riding of Yorkshire Council were joined…

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Beverley Town Trail: The Final Countdown

July 10, 2010

The launch of Beverley’s Town Trail tomorrow promises to be packed full of entertainment and education. Nearly a decade in the making, 39 sculptures and installations make up the Beverley Medieval Guilds and Crafts Trail revealing the rich history that made Beverley one of the most prosperous towns in England. The final major piece of art was installed at the head of Beverley Beck this week when a cast statue…

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Volunteers to Provide Activities for BTT Launch

July 9, 2010

Young volunteers are doing their part to ensure the launch of the Beverley Town Trail provides something for everybody. On Sunday, from 11am, the eagerly-awaited launch of the £350,000 trail takes place in the town. The trail will provide, through a series of installations and artwork across Beverley, a guide to the medieval arts and craft that helped make the town the prosperous place it is today. As part of…

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Wine Tasting Evening in aid of Guide Dogs

June 15, 2010

A Wednesday Market shop is giving people the chance to drink wine for charity. Amanti, the furniture and gift shop, is hosting a wine tasting evening on Thursday 24 June to raise money for Guide Dogs. There will also be a raffle to raise funds and a couple of guide dogs will be present to say hello and to emphasise the value of supporting the charity. Amanti told HU17.net: “We’ve…

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The Queens Head

June 15, 2010

Wednesday Market may be Beverley’s very own ‘Latin Quarter’ – but still not enough is being done to promote this increasingly attractive area of town according to two local business people.

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A Wonderful Community Celebration

June 14, 2010

Residents from Beverley and beyond are invited to a day of activities to celebrate the launch of the Beverley Town Trail, on Sunday 11 July, starting at 11a.m., in Wednesday Market. The event will include performances by school pupils from Beverley and Market Weighton, Mystery Plays, Falchion Medieval Village, the Longcroft Gospel Choir, dancing and street and stage performers.  Volunteers from the East Riding V-informed Team will lead craft and…

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Continental-Style Cafe Culture @ Wednesday Market

June 11, 2010

Wednesday Market may be Beverley’s very own ‘Latin Quarter’ – but still not enough is being done to promote this increasingly attractive area of town according to two local business people. Les and Chris Willicombe have run the Queen’s Head, Wednesday Market, for the past five and a half years and are passionate about the alternative atmosphere the area provides. Over the past few years, a huge amount of work…

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Saturday Night Out @ Fusion Bar Beverley

June 7, 2010

Bar Fusion on Wednesday provided some top live entertainment as Anglo-Swedish Acoustic band We Ghosts performed. These are pictures are of the those who were there to enjoy the night, pictures of the band to follow. 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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Beverley Town Trail Launch

June 7, 2010

Arrangements are being finalised for the official launch of the Beverley Town Trail (Beverley Medieval Guilds & Crafts Town Trail)  on Sunday 11th July 2010. The day will include performances from local schools, mystery plays, street performers, music and dancing.  The day will start at 11am in Wednesday Market with the school performances and music, followed by the official launch speeches at 12:30pm.  Mystery Plays, staged by a variety of…

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G Jack & Son Celebrate their 50th Anniversary in Beverley

May 25, 2010

Home delivery may no longer be the name of the game, but a real interest in customers’ lives is still at the core of Beverley delicatessen G and A Jack. The popular Wednesday Market shop, run by Duncan Jack and his wife Joy, is this month celebrating its 50th anniversary as one of the town’s most popular and best loved businesses. Like most aspects of Beverley life, G and A…

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Classic Car Show ‘Leave Your Car at Home and Enjoy the Event’

May 19, 2010

Beverley car fanatics will soon be going green with envy as the Classic Car Show returns to the town. On Wednesday 23 June, the whole of the town will be a giant car park with some of the finest, and occasionally outright bizarre, examples of classic automobiles in Britain on show. The evening event means there’ll be no parking in the town. From Sow Hill to Toll Gavel, owners will…

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Beverley Wednesday Market Vibrant in the Sunshine

May 15, 2010

Visitors to Beverley’s Wednesday Market enjoyed the continental life on a beautiful Saturday in the town. As the temperatures soared and summer finally reared its head, shoppers made the most of the conditions and took time out to relax. The chairs and tables outside the Queen’s Head, Fusion and Range were packed with people enjoying a beer, glass of wine or just a cup of coffee as they happily watched…

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Beverley 10K Race Report & Finishing Times

May 11, 2010

Hundreds of people turned out in Beverley on Sunday to watch the annual 10k road race organised by Beverley Athletic Club.  A record 1089 runners completed the testing course in cool and damp conditions. Darran Bilton of Leeds City AC won the race for a record tenth time, finishing in 31.42 and beating last year’s winner Tony Valentine of Bolton United Harriers by almost a minute. The pair had run…

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Information for Motorists This Sunday

May 4, 2010

The annual Beverley 10k road race takes place on Sunday 9 May.  Motorists are advised to avoid the area around the Beverley Leisure Centre and Minster immediately before the start of the race. The race starts at 11.15 in Eastgate, next to Beverley Minster, and runners then head down Lord Roberts Road and Lairgate before passing through the Bar and snaking across the Westwood on Newbald Road to Walkington.  Runners…

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Town Council Award Grant to the Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal

April 29, 2010

The Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal has been awarded £2500 from Beverley Town Council from the Large Grants Fund. Prue Blake from the Christmas Lights Committee says: “We would like to thank the Beverley Town Council for this award, it is much needed because this year we have extra expenses for Health & Safety.  The security of the tree brackets need testing, the electrical boxes need repairing and in some cases…

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