Toll Gavel was given a treat on Christmas Eve by a group of carol singers who were singing to raise money for Hull Samaritans. The group was organised by Dodi Beardshaw and comprised family members and friends. From 11.00 am to 1.00 pm they raised £677.00.
The Beverley Guildhall’s ‘Popup Memory Museum’ is back with ‘Three Streets’ – video presentations featuring old photos of Beverley aimed at stimulating people’s memories. This first presentation compares 1960s and 1970s shops with how Toll Gavel looked in 2022, by highlighting the differences between them.
The other two presentations, A walk along Ladygate, and The Globe Inn & Sow Hill take viewers on a journey along Ladygate and around the Sow Hill area with photos from the 1960s and 70s. This shows how the area around Ladygate has changed since the Globe Inn was demolished and Sow Hill Road was built.
Beverley’s Treasure House is hosting a free exhibition on the 1970s called ‘Glam and Gloom – 1970s Britain’ for visitors who want to escape the 21st century. The exhibit will be on display until Saturday, 26 August.
This exhibition’s title refers to glam rock bands, sunshine holidays, and great British TV shows of the decade.
The Samaritans have expressed their thanks to shoppers in the East Yorkshire Market Town, Beverley after they raised over £600.
The Samaritans’ purpose is to be there for people struggling to cope in times of crisis. Given the current pressures, millions are facing they say it is as vital as ever.
The tickets for the 7th annual Stage4Beverley festival are already selling fast, with the opening night on Wednesday 15 February with Bob Harris in conversation with Martyn Joseph almost sold out.
In addition to internationally renowned musicians, the festival also features local and emerging talent, poets and comedians.
From November, Beverley in East Yorkshire will host a number of Christmas-themed events and activities.
As preparations begin ahead of the holiday season, these events will include activities of all kinds.
A historic and ceremonial proclamation of the new king will take place in Beverley on Sunday, 11 September.
The proclamation of the new king will take place across the UK following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
As men’s aesthetics become mainstream, The Clubhouse has been created by a Beverley grooming expert. The club’s members will enjoy fine surroundings, as well as a fine selection of free drinks.
It’s not all about the whiskey and fine furniture though, The Clubhouse prides itself on the wide selection of high-end grooming and aesthetic treatments.
The world’s largest showcase of British puppetry in Beverley this July is bringing classic fairy tales to life to wow families and kids in popular venues around East Yorkshire town.
Anna Ingleby, co-director of the Beverley Puppet Festival, said: “Over two days and three nights the festival is a gathering of all that is great in British puppet theatre and showcases some quite remarkable work right here in the heart of East Yorkshire.
With one month to go until the Queen’s Baton Relay reaches the East Riding, find out more about one of the East Riding’s Batonbearers prior to the Baton’s visit to Beverley and Market Weighton in July.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is encouraging residents to learn what it means to be a foster carer during Foster Care Fortnight.
More people are urgently needed in the East Riding and Hull to help care for children and especially teenagers.
More than 40 puppet theatre companies will be descending on East Yorkshire at this year’s Beverley Puppet Festival which runs from Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 17 in indoor and outdoor venues across the town.
Tickets are now on sale for over 60 events, plus a six-day puppet making workshop for adults, with the festival opening on Friday evening with the Eurovision Sock Contest, by the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, and Zippy And Me, a talk by puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew.
A group of local artists, photographers and craftspeople have come together to organise a sale of work to raise funds to support people fleeing the Ukrainian conflict.
Taking place at Toll Gavel Church Hall on Easter Saturday between 10AM and 4Pm it will feature donations from over 100 artists.
The award-winning Beverley Puppet Festival has now opened its volunteer positions for this July’s festival, the first ‘in-puppet’ festival since 2018.
At the same time, festival directors Kerrin Tatman and Anna Ingleby have unveiled an exciting, rarely available puppetry workshop which will be running between July 10th-15th.
Over 20 carol singers collected an amazing £694.00 in Beverley on Sunday 5 December for Hull Samaritans. The carol singers sang a variety of carols and Christmas songs on Beverley Toll Gavel for over 3 hours.
“The response was amazing,” said Samaritans Director Rob Carlisle, “We can’t believe the generosity of people donating so much money.”
Oxfam Beverley at 56 Toll Gavel is appealing for volunteers to help run the shop next year, and raise funds to help the world’s poorest.
Christmas is the busiest time of the year in the retail calendar, making millions for Oxfam’s work beating poverty around the world, but just after Christmas is when many generous donors give unwanted gifts to the charity or just have a good old clear out.
The Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal Group is holding its last-ever fundraising event in Saturday Market on Saturday, 11 December – a tombola on their charity stall.
The tombola will be the final event after more than 15 years as a collective of fund-raising including retailers and citizens. The group has organised a variety of events which have raised over £50,000 to light up Beverley at Christmas.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is currently consulting with businesses, visitors and residents in Beverley on their views of a trial pedestrian and cycle scheme that has been in place in Saturday Market since May 2021.