St Mary’s Church in Beverley celebrates its re-opening to visitors next month with a very special musical event.
From Monday, 17 May, subject to the Government’s roadmap, visitors will once again be able to step into the peaceful and spectacular medieval building, famed for its beautiful architecture and peaceful atmosphere.
St Mary’s Church Beverley – home to some of the finest medieval architecture of any parish church in the country – announces that the first phase in its major restoration programme has reached the halfway point on schedule, despite the coronacrisis and the three storms which have passed through since the scaffolding was put up in February!
This Good Friday, April 19th marks 20 Years since Beverley Chamber Choir’s first Good Friday concert in St Mary’s Church Beverley.
Now under the direction of Jeffrey Makinson, the choir will be joined by a professional orchestra drawn from musicians from the North of England, in the intimate setting of St Mary’s Church Beverley, to perform a small scale version of Messiah by Handel.
Beverley Chamber Choir, directed by Jeffrey Makinson, will perform Allegri : Miserere and Brahms : A German Requiem on Friday 30th March in St Mary’s Church Beverley
Beverley Chamber Choir has a reputation of presenting choral concerts to the highest standards. The Good Friday Concert will see the choir joined by Soprano : Eleanor Garside and Baritone : Robert O’Connell and the Piano Duo : Jonathan and Tom Scott.
Some might be surprised to find St Mary’s Church welcoming a troop of actors whose performance is described as ‘epic, energetic and full of unusual sporting skills’. After all at one time straightforward drama never mind comedy
A new exhibition at the Treasure House, Beverley, looks at the fascinating world of church bell ringing, researched by members of the Beverley and District Ringing Society and the Beverley Town Handbell Ringers. The sound of church bells is iconic to Britain and this exhibition celebrates this very familiar part of daily life, from the resurgence of ringers after the Second World War to the work being undertaken by the…