A Rio de Janeiro carnival atmosphere came to Beverley. Bubbly and Caipirinhas were flowing in celebration of the grand VIP opening of Chamas Rodizio Bar and Grill on Wednesday Market.
The national cocktail of Brazil, (a splendidly moreish concoction of sugar cane rum called Cachaça, crushed ice, lime and sugar) defined the night, alongside a dazzling troupe of exotic (some jaw-dropped onlookers would say erotic) Brazilian dancers strutting their stuff inside and outside the new restaurant.
Beverley Musical Theatre has a rich and fascinating history dating back to its inception in 1927 when it was Beverley Amateur Operatic Society.
I recently spent a sunny afternoon outside Lempicka Cafe on Wednesday Market with Alison White, now in her fifth year as chair, discussing the history of the Society, their latest production and her lifelong love of musicals.
The word culture is on everyone’s lips in this Hull2017 City of Culture year; now culture will be served up on a plate, too, in one of the region’s social highlights of the year, the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, the REYTAs.
A number of local businesses from Bevelrey in running for an award including Lempicka Cafe & Bistro, who are based at Wednesday Market and Butt Farm Caravan & Campsite, who are eyeing up the Best Newcomer Award.
Beverley’s Wednesday Market will be adding some international flavours from this month.
Next Wednesday (15 March) sees the start of Street Food @ Beverley Wednesday Market, a new initiative bringing new stallholders to the town selling tasty street food from across the world as well as locally sourced products.