Queen’s Baton Relay Celebrated In The East Riding of Yorkshire

Queen’s Baton Relay Celebrated In The East Riding of Yorkshire
July 13, 2022

Hundreds of people lined the streets this morning as the East Riding welcomed the Queen’s Baton Relay through Beverley and Market Weighton.

The Baton’s journey started at Beverley Minster with the Mayor of Beverley, Cllr Linda Johnson, chairman of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, John Whittle and portfolio holder for economic investment, growth and tourism at the council, Cllr Jane Evison, present to send the first Batonbearer on their way towards Highgate.

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Mind Your Language As Action Men, Dead Bodies, Crisps And Nude Puppets Take Over ERT

Mind Your Language As Action Men, Dead Bodies, Crisps And Nude Puppets Take Over ERT
July 12, 2022

Action men, dead bodies, potato crisps and what it’s like to be a man in the modern world when you don’t fit a macho stereotype, Big Boys Don’t Cry, from Opposable Thumb Theatre takes the stage at East Riding Theatre (ERT) on Saturday, July 16th.

For adults and teens, Big Boys Don’t Cry, is a bold, brilliant and hysterical production which pulls no punches,’ it premiered earlier this year at the London International Mime Festival.

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Short Term Road Closures For Queens Baton Relay Events

Short Term Road Closures For Queens Baton Relay Events
July 12, 2022

Short-term road closures in Beverley and Market Weighton will be in place on Wednesday, 13 July 2022 as the East Riding welcomes the Queen’s Baton Relay to the area.

The Relay is due to begin at Beverley Minster at 10:17 and end near Longcroft School at 10:50. The Baton will then travel to Market Weighton where the Relay will begin at Beverley Road roundabout at 11:16 and finish just before the A1079 roundabout at 11:30.

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Elwell Tour At Beverley Art Gallery To Celebrate Beverley’s Most Famous Artist

Elwell Tour At Beverley Art Gallery To Celebrate Beverley’s Most Famous Artist
May 30, 2022

There will be a chance to join Treasure House Curator, Sally Hayes, to hear about the paintings of Fred and Mary Elwell which are on display in Beverley Art Gallery, on Wednesday, 8 June, from 1pm – 1.30pm.

This short informal lunchtime tour will provide an enjoyable introduction to the renowned artistic Beverlonian couple and will be the perfect companion event to the performances of Gordon Meredith’s new play, ‘Paint the Town Fred’, at East Riding Theatre in Beverley on 9, 10, and 11 June.

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Humber Bridge To Fly Union Flag As Part Of Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Humber Bridge To Fly Union Flag As Part Of Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
May 29, 2022

Organisers of a spectacular Platinum Jubilee flotilla and flypast have revealed plans to apply the finishing touch to the celebrations by flying the Union Flag from two of the highest points in the region.

Hessle Town Council has secured an agreement with the Humber Bridge Board to raise the flags on each of the two towers of the Bridge on the evening of Wednesday 1 June, the eve of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Beverley

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Beverley
May 11, 2022

During its final journey through England this summer, the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will make a stop in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

As part of the build-up to the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham hosts the 16th Queen’s Baton Relay – an event that brings together and celebrates communities across the Commonwealth.

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Beverley Saturday Market To Be Focal Point For Series Of Events

Beverley Saturday Market To Be Focal Point For Series Of Events
May 4, 2022

It is being planned for the council’s local growth team to do two days of activities in the centre of Beverley towards the end of the month.

There will be no pre-registration required for the events, and there will be no charge to attend. Over the course of two days, a variety of family entertainment will be provided by outside vendors as well as council-sponsored teams and community organisations.

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This Half-Term Why Not Join The Sanctuary Trail At Beverley Minster

This Half-Term Why Not Join The Sanctuary Trail At Beverley Minster
February 15, 2022

A host of fun activities for the family are on offer at Beverley Minster during the half-term holiday.

Youngsters are being encouraged to make their way around the minster on the Sanctuary Trail, a specially designed route around the historic building where they can find answers to questions and complete puzzles as they explore.

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Spine Tingling Tales Trail : Tales Of New Hauntings in Beverley

Spine Tingling Tales Trail : Tales Of New Hauntings in Beverley
October 18, 2021

A new Spine Tingling Tales Trail is coming to Beverley for Halloween that follows the recent tales of hauntings in the town’s shops.

Desks levitating, items thrown off shelves and the sounds of footsteps. Business owners in Beverley have been speaking of unexplained happenings in their premises as part of a new interactive trail.

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