Beverley Literature Festival 2010

September 22, 2010

Tickets are selling well for the first weekend of the Beverley Literature Festival 1-10 October.  And no wonder! Louis de Bernières kicks off the festival at 7pm on Friday night, followed by an astounding performance of Mary Shelley’s classic horror story Frankenstein. On Saturday, there is a chance to rethink all our assumptions about the Battle of the Somme with William Philpott, the supremely skilful author of a new book…


Beverley Food Festival Awards 2010

September 21, 2010

The best in local food has again been celebrated in an Awards Night organised by Beverley Town Council, and sponsored by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, to promote high-quality food produced in the local area, ahead of the Food Festival itself on October 3rd. The awards were presented to the winners of the following categories: Sausage – Pickle/Chutney – Preserves – Pie – Dairy Product – Dessert Drink –…


The Beverley Food Festival 2010

September 14, 2010

The Beverley Food Festival, organised by Beverley Town Council, will be returning to the town for a fifth year on Sunday 3rd October 2010. Located in Saturday Market Place, with 70 stalls selling local food from Beverley and the East Riding and a 200-seat food theatre marquee, the event annually attracts upwards of 10,000 residents and visitors. Town Councillor Matt Snowden, Chairman and founder of the event, said: “On behalf…


Great News for Beverley Sprout Grower

April 7, 2010

Local farmers W Clappison are set to cut out the middle man and become a direct supplier of sprouts to the supermarket industry. The Beverley firm, founded in 1976 and who produce  four per cent of the country’s sprouts, have used a £35,000 grant to enable them to package their sprouts ready for supermarket use. Previously, they have been bulk growers, but the grant, courtesy of the Rural Enterprise Development…


March 17, 2010

Beverley based are an outside catering company that can provide quality food that is locally sourced. The company can supply delicious buffets, meals for corporate events, business lunches, wedding receptions, anniversaries and christenings. John has worked as an outside caterer for 20 years and in that time has served food to some of the biggest names in the area and most recently people from Beverley would have seen…


Beverley Economy & Tourism Group to Target Key Issues

February 11, 2010

The Beverley Economy & Tourism Group has indentified and is creating five focus groups to tackle each of the niche issues highlighted. The group, which is made up of a number of people from the business, tourism, local council, sports clubs and event management organisations. Creative Industries Business + Retail Space Co-ordination of town marketing / Visitor offer Events & Festivals Heroes Welcome Initiative Coach Parking Heritage Signs ‘Brown Signs’…


Message From the Mayor of Beverley Cllr David K Elvidge

December 31, 2009

At this time of year I think we should all pause and take stock of what we as a community have achieved in our Town of Beverley. The glass is very much half full and I believe the Beverley Town Council has played it’s part working with our various partners on staging events such as The Beverley Food Festival, Armed Forces Day, The Festival of Christmas and The North Bar…


The Beverley Brass Band

November 26, 2009

The Beverley Brass Band was founded Mick Carter in 1969, the Beverley Brass Band has been entertaining people ever since and they provide music at nearly all the key events that happen in Beverley including the North Bar Celebrations, Beverley Food Festival, Armistice Day and the Christmas Lights. Above: The Beverley Brass Band performing at the Beverley Food Festival, 2009 Catherine solo performance of John Denver’s classic Annie´s Song at…


Crumbs Deli Ready to Open

November 3, 2009

Crumbs Deli opens it doors to the public this Thursday, owners Andy & Caroline have progressed from providing buffets for friends to opening a delicatessen. Crumbs Deli will look to build on their recent success where they received a first prize in the Beverley Food Festival Awards 2009 at the Tickton Grange Hotel. From 9am they will be taking their first orders and serving up a selection of home made…


Beverley & Lemgo Officials Meet

October 16, 2009

Mayor of  Beverley and Lemgo Mayor Dr. Reiner Austermann today exchanged gifts and ideas with their clerks, discussing The Beverley Food Festival, Armed Forces Day and the twining of the Towns and Fire Service. The Lemgo party where then taken to The Beverley Guildhall for a very informative guided tour of Beverley Town Councils historic home. Mayor of Beverley David Elvidge & Mayor of Lemgo Dr. Reiner Austermann Helen Watson…


White Rabbit Chocolate Company

October 15, 2009

The White Rabbit Chocolate Company offer delicious fine handmade chocolate in the heart of Beverley from their shop on Dyer Lane. Open on Mondays between 11.00 – 4.00pm and then open Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30am until 5.00pm, the White Rabbit Chocolate Campany was also an award winner at the Beverley Food Festival 2009. White Rabbit Chocolate Company – 16 Dyer Lane, Beverley, East Yorkkshire, HU17 White Rabbit Chocolate Company…


Whites Makes Top 1200

October 6, 2009

The very first edition of The Good Food Guide was done by Raymond Postage back in 1951 with the goal of informing readers which restaurants come up to the proper standards. The Good Food Guide is made up from scratch each year and this year Beverley’s Whites Restaurant broke into the top 1200 restaurants that will be featured in the 2010 edition. John Robinson said “Whites was this year’s only…


Beverley Food Festival Video & Pics

October 4, 2009

The Beverley Food Festival was a great hit, crowds flocked to the Market Place which was transformed into food haven. In the specially erected marquee was  a food theatre all carefully managed by top local chef David Nowell of the Tickon Grange Hotel. Beverley Brass Band were on hand to entertain the crown with live music as they browsed the stalls which included one with a mountain of Brussels Sprouts….


Beverley Local Food Awards

September 24, 2009

The Beverley Food Awards that acknowledge the best local food producers in a selection of categories (Best Jam, Pickle, Sausage, Savoury Pie, Dairy Product, Drink and for the most Innovative Meat Dish, Vegetable Dish and Desert) were held today at the Tickton Grange Hotel. The competition is part of the Beverley Food Festival that takes place on Sunday October 4th. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image, these are…


Beverley Food Festival 2009

September 17, 2009

Click here for pictures and video from the Beverley Food Festival 2009 All the ingredients are being mixed together for the fourth annual Beverley Food Festival, on Sunday October 4th 2009.  Organised by Beverley Town Council, the event will see the Market Place come alive with the tempting tastes and alluring aromas from upwards of seventy stalls, which will be selling local produce from the East Riding of Yorkshire. There…