Beverley Town Trail is Officially Launched

July 11, 2010

Beverley folk came out in numbers to celebrate the launch of the Beverley Town Trail in Wednesday Market today. Hundreds of people gathered to watch local schoolchildren perform on the big stage in Wednesday Market to mark the launch of the excellent Medieval Trade and Crafts Trail, which has been almost a decade in the making. Dignitories from Beverley Town Council and the East Riding of Yorkshire Council were joined…


Beverley Town Trail: The Final Countdown

July 10, 2010

The launch of Beverley’s Town Trail tomorrow promises to be packed full of entertainment and education. Nearly a decade in the making, 39 sculptures and installations make up the Beverley Medieval Guilds and Crafts Trail revealing the rich history that made Beverley one of the most prosperous towns in England. The final major piece of art was installed at the head of Beverley Beck this week when a cast statue…


Spinning Success for Beverley Town Trail

July 1, 2010

The Spinners’ sculpture forms part of the Beverley Town Trail which comprises 39 unique pieces of art that tell the story of the guilds and crafts that made the town one of the richest in Medieval England. The artworks, which have been created by artist Chris Wormald, will lead visitors from North Bar to Beckside, taking them on a journey of discovery into Beverley’s fascinating history. The sculpture represents the…


Businesses Look Forward to Town Trail Boost

June 30, 2010

Traders in Beverley’s Swaby’s Yard believe the installation of the latest piece of art in Beverley’s Medieval Guilds & Crafts Town Trail will provide a welcome boost to the area. Members of the town trail committee, East Riding of Yorkshire Council Councillors and the chief executive of Visit Hull and East Yorkshire were at Swaby’s Yard to unveil the artwork representing the town’s spinners. The trail will be officially opened…


Beverley Economy & Tourism Group Meet

November 24, 2009

Beverley Renaissance Partnership invited representatives from organisations within the town to an initial meeting on Tuesday 24th November 2009 at County Hall in Beverley. Organisations included Beverley Town Council, Beverley and District Chamber of Trade, Visit Hull and East Yorkshire, Beverley Minster, St Mary’s Church and Beverley Market Traders Association. The purpose of this group is to be action driven and to develop some of the recommendations outlined within the Draft Beverley…


Beverley Pupils Back World Cup Bid

November 12, 2009

Children at Beverley St Nicholas Primary School hope Hull and East Yorkshire is picked to host group matches during the World Cup in 2018. They came to school in their football shirts to throw their weight behind the bid to bring top flight international football to the KC stadium. Although they range from just five to 11-years-old now, by 2018, they will be aged between 14 and 20.  World Cup…