Beverley Comes Face To Face With Its Tudor Past

Beverley Comes Face To Face With Its Tudor Past
October 16, 2020

St Mary’s Church in Beverley is presenting a pop-up exhibition telling the story of the town’s dramatic Tudor history.

A dozen life-size reproductions of paintings from the National Portrait Gallery’s prized Tudor collection will be accompanied by artefacts and images from the church itself. Pictures exhibited from the world’s largest collection of portraits will include King Henry VIII and several of his wives, by great artists such as Hans Holbein.

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Deep Clean Will Help Top Restaurant Get Ready For Reopening

Deep Clean Will Help Top Restaurant Get Ready For Reopening
June 16, 2020

A specialist cleaning company is on standby to help one of East Yorkshire’s top restaurants get back to business as usual after the coronavirus lockdown.

Michele and Matthew Barker, the twins who run The Westwood in Beverley, are waiting for government guidance on when they will be able to reopen their acclaimed restaurant in the Grade II listed former Crown Court building.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Menzies Hoping For Cool Running

BEVERLEY RACES : Menzies Hoping For Cool Running
June 16, 2020

Trainer Rebecca Menzies bids for a first Beverley winner when Cool Possibility runs in the finale on the Westwood this afternoon.

The four-year-old grey has thrived since having undergone a wind operation in January, since when he has gone unbeaten in three starts.

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BEVERLEY RACES: Kylie Rules Returns For Beverley Opener

BEVERLEY RACES: Kylie Rules Returns For Beverley Opener
June 10, 2020

Popular mare Kylie Rules makes a welcome comeback at her spiritual home when Beverley emerges from lockdown on Thursday.

Trained in North Yorkshire by Ruth Carr, the five-year-old daughter of Aussie Rules enjoyed a golden spring in 2019 with four consecutive victories on the Westwood.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Dark Shot Fired Up For Beverley Mission

BEVERLEY RACES : Dark Shot Fired Up For Beverley Mission
September 23, 2019

Trainer Scott Dixon expects a big show from Dark Shot when he takes aim at the feature race at Beverley’s final meeting of the season on Tuesday.

The six-year-old gelding is one of seven declared runners for the £20,000 Eddie And Violet Smith Conditions Stakes – a race won by estimable sprinters like Tangerine Trees, Kingsgate Native and Alpha Delphini.

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Dry Stone Wall Makes For New Feature On Beverley’s Iconic Westwood

Dry Stone Wall Makes For New Feature On Beverley’s Iconic Westwood
September 18, 2019

A traditional dry stone wall built by Beverley born Australian citizen Emma Knowles has recently become a new feature on Westwood common. Emma is one of only five female Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Advanced Dry Stone Wallers in the world, and the only advanced waller and instructor operating in the southern hemisphere.

Emma is currently in England fulfilling the requirements of a Fellowship awarded to her by the International Specialized Skills Institute, as well as managing her mother’s estate following the death of Pat Knowles late last year.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Jardine Expects Five-Star Performance At Beverley

BEVERLEY RACES : Jardine Expects Five-Star Performance At Beverley
September 17, 2019

Dumfries trainer Iain Jardine challenged Five Helmets to claim a third victory at Beverley in the feature race of the penultimate fixture of the season on Wednesday.

The three-year-old gelding clearly enjoys competing in the East Yorkshire air. After all, he won at Beverley last August, when in the care of Tom Dascombe, before repeating the dose on the Westwood late last month.

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Countdown Is On To The Start Of Para-Cycling International Race In Beverley

Countdown Is On To The Start Of Para-Cycling International Race In Beverley
August 9, 2019

Some of the world’s top para-cyclists, including Beverley-born double world and Paralympic champion Adam Duggleby, will be in the town next month for the start of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

Adam, who is the tandem pilot for partially-sighted Steve Bate, will join around 60 cyclists in Beverley’s Saturday Market on Saturday, 21 September for the start of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.

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Celebrity Bartender Set To Shake Things Up At Ladies Day

Celebrity Bartender Set To Shake Things Up At Ladies Day
August 8, 2019

Stylish fashion and summer cocktails will be the order of the day as racegoers up the glamour stakes for Flemingate Ladies Day.

The prestigious raceday, presented in partnership with Beverley’s Flemingate centre, returns on Wednesday, August 14, with superb racing, excellent entertainment, mouth-watering hospitality, wonderful prizes and a celebrity guest!

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BEVERLEY RACES : Loughnane Duo On The March At Beverley

BEVERLEY RACES : Loughnane Duo On The March At Beverley
April 24, 2019

David Loughnane on Thursday attempts to improve upon his outstanding record at Beverley when he saddles two runners on the Westwood.

The Market Drayton-based handler has secured 11 winners from 43 runners at the well-attended East Yorkshire circuit and is operating at a most impressive £75.50 profit from a £1 stake.

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GALLERY : Easter Opener @ Beverley Races

GALLERY : Easter Opener @ Beverley Races
April 18, 2019

Beverley Races got their new season underway with special Easter Themed race day. Bumper crowds coupled with fantastic weather made for a wonderful afternoon at the Westwood course.

Racing returns to Beverley on Thursday 25 April with an afternoon meeting. With seven races on the card, it promises to be an action-packed afternoon.

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BEVERLEY RACES : Bit Of A Quirke Ready For Beverley Opener

BEVERLEY RACES : Bit Of A Quirke Ready For Beverley Opener
April 17, 2019

Trainer Mark Walford has challenged course maestro Bit Of A Quirke to gain immediate dividends at Beverley’s first meeting of the season on Wednesday.

The popular six-year-old has become a standing dish on the Westwood, with his quenchless thirst for a battle having endeared himself to racegoers.

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