Beverley Minster: Talking to the World, And Listening

June 13, 2011

Beverley Minster is making sure it can serve a world-wide congregation with a new, interactive website. Designed by local (Woodmansey) firm WebOrchard, which is based in one of the parishes connected with the Minster, the new website is intended to make it easy for everyone to find out the nuts and bolts of life in the church as well as communicate with staff and clergy. Beverley Minster vicar Rev. Jeremy…


Thanksgiving Service For Carers @ Beverley Minster

June 7, 2011

The role of unpaid carers throughout the East Riding of Yorkshire is to be celebrated with a special service at Beverley Minster. The Carers’ Service of Thanksgiving will take place at 11am on Monday, June 13 and carers past and present; the people they care for, along with friends, family and neighbours are invited to take part. Civic dignitaries will also attend. This is the second year the East Riding…


Beverley Civic Service Parade 2011

March 15, 2011

The Beverley Church Lads and Girls Brigade led the Mayor of Beverley, Bessie Foot, from the Beverley Guildhall to the Beverley Minster this Sunday. At the Minster Reverend Jeremy Fletcher welcomed the Civic guests that included the Chairman of East Riding Council for the special service that traditionally is used to welcome people to Beverley. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full…


Burns Night Civic Dinner @ The Tickton Grange Hotel

January 23, 2011

Mayor of Beverley Bessie Foot hosted a Civic Dinner at The Tickton Grange Hotel. Guests included David Rudd, Kerri Harrold, Duncan Jack, Paul Brusby, Bryan Pearson, Brian Brookes and Rev Jeremy Fletcher. An auction was held on the night with the money raised being donated to the Mayor’s chosen charities, the Beverley Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade, and Marie Curie Cancer Care. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail…


Sun Shines on Councillor Elvidge and His Bride

January 12, 2011

Councillor David Elvidge married Janet Morris on Saturday 8th January at Beverley Minster, and the sun shone brightly on the whole day. Janet arrived at the Minster in her father’s car wearing a beautiful figure-hugging dress in a rich crimson, heavily adorned with golden beads and embroidery, with a matching sari-style wrap. The Reverend Jeremy Fletcher warmly welcomed friends and family of the couple who were all seated in the…


Beverley Minster: ‘Times they are a’changing’

January 7, 2011

Beverley Minster is breaking with long-established tradition as it moves to an earlier start time for its Choral Evensong. Sunday evening services at the Minster have traditionally started at 6.30pm but the new move will see the Choral Evensong begin at  5.30pm. The change will give Beverley Minster greater flexibility for a wide range of services in future. The Reverend Jeremy Fletcher, vicar at Beverley Minster, said; “We used to…


New Years Eve 2010 @ The Beverley Minster

January 1, 2011

For any true Beverlonian, the best way to see in 2011 was the traditional ‘Service for the New Year’ held at Beverley Minster. Mayor Bessie Foot and Reverend Jeremy Fletcher welcomed the townsfolk to a service within the Minster.  The congregation were then invited to have a hot chocolate and a snack in the Western Forecourt.  Many Beverley residents also joined them, some of them bringing champagne, to hear the…


Programmes Filmed At Minster To Be Shown This Sunday

September 13, 2010

BBC1 is devoting its two most popular Sunday evening programmes to local landmark Beverley Minster this coming weekend (Sunday 19th September). Earlier this year, for the first time ever, the BBC filmed both Songs of Praise and Antiques Roadshow in one venue and Sundays editions will reflect this unique partnership with presenters Aled Jones and Fiona Bruce appearing in each others programmes. Beverley Minster was home to two overlapping production…


Minster to Minster @ The Rose & Crown

September 9, 2010

Vicar of Beverley Minster Reverend Jeremy Fletcher  held a talk this week at the Rose and Crown Pub in Beverley entitled Minster to Minster, full of interesting facts and anecdotes gathered during his time at Southwell Minster, York Minster and now Beverley Minster. The event was attended by over 50 people.  Organiser Martin Dooloan, who voluntarily manages the hospitality and conference facilities at Beverley Minster, said they could have sold…


Replacing Down-Pipes With Steve Rial

September 3, 2010

As beautiful as historic buildings are, they take some looking after, as Steve Rial is only too well aware. Having worked at Beverley Minster for almost 21 years, Steve has been instrumental in the preservation and repair of this stunning piece of history that took 200 years to build, and is therefore between 800 and 600 years old depending on which part you are looking at. One of Steve’s current…


Longcroft School Gospel Choir to Perform at Beverley Minster

July 1, 2010

All carers in the East Riding are being invited to a thanksgiving service at Beverley Minster on Wednesday, 7 July at 11am. The service will be led by Rev Jeremy Fletcher and there will be hymns, readings, prayers, meditation and a quiet time for remembering. The Longcroft Gospel Choir will be performing throughout the service, there will also be a performance from tenor Neil Griffiths formerly with The Royal Opera,…


Antiques Roadshow Pictures

May 14, 2010

Pictures from inside and outside the Beverley Minster, there was over 2000 people waited patiently to see an expert. Beverley Minster played host to top BBC TV programme he Antiques Roadshow. Although the doors closed at 4pm filming will continue right through till 7pm this evening. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture…


Hundreds Fill the Minster for Hustings Night

April 27, 2010

Around 500 people packed into Beverley Minster last night as local candidates Dr Craig Dobson (Lib Dem), Bill Rigby (Green), Ian Saunders (Lab) and Graham Stuart (Con) took to the stage coming face to face with the voters with Rev Jeremy Fletcher over seeing the pannel. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture…


Beverley Minster to Host Political Hustings

April 6, 2010

The iconic Beverley Minster is to be the setting for a political debate ahead of the General Election. Three political candidates will take to the stage to answer questions on their party policies at the hustings event due to take place on Monday April 26. The candidates will include Graham Stuart, the current MP for Beverley and Holderness. He will be joined by the Green Party and Labour Party candidates…