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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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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A Right Royal Occasion Is Planned For Beverley

Platinum Jubilee : Range Of Events Planned By Beverley Town Council
May 14, 2022

On Friday 3 June 2022, the Town Council is preparing for a once in a lifetime event taking place across the Town Centre.

The 70th anniversary of the accession of HM Queen Elizabeth II to the throne will be celebrated this year across the country, with Beverley setting the stage for a wide range of events and entertainment.

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Chatty Bus Coming To Beverley To Help Fight Loneliness

Chatty Bus Coming To Beverley To Help Fight Loneliness
January 18, 2022

Local bus company East Yorkshire is continuing its efforts in the fight against loneliness and social isolation by bringing back “Chatty Bus”, a project raising awareness of loneliness in society. 

This year, the bus company is partnering with Age UK Hull to bring chat and friendship to the region, helping the charity to recruit new people for its befriender scheme. 

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Mayor Of Beverley’s Winter Treasure Hunt

Mayor Of Beverley's Winter Treasure Hunt
December 15, 2021

Following the success of our Summer Treasure Hunt, we have launched a new one for the festive season, which runs until Saturday 15 January 2022.

Pop into the Beverley SCOPE shop on Butcher Row, where for a one-off donation of just £1 you will be given a question sheet for the Mayor of Beverley’s Winter Treasure Hunt.

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Beverley Festival of Christmas Successfully Returns For Its 25th Year

Beverley Festival of Christmas Successfully Returns For Its 25th Year
December 15, 2021

Beverley celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Festival of Christmas on Sunday with thousands of visitors safely enjoying the festivities.

Each year, on the second Sunday in December, the centre of Beverley is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s wonderland, with over 110 stalls brimming with gorgeous Christmas gifts and local treats taking over the historic market town.

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Getting To The Beverley Festival Of Christmas – All You Need To Know

Getting To The Beverley Festival Of Christmas - All You Need To Know
December 12, 2021

The Beverley Festival of Christmas, proudly supported by The Beverley Arms, will see the town transform into a festive wonderland with Victorian market stalls, fairground rides and street entertainment.

Visitors to this year’s festival are encouraged to travel via public transport to get into Beverley. Visitors can also make use of the Park and Ride facility set up at Beverley Racecourse (postcode: HU17 8QZ) – which for this year will be FREE of charge.

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September To Bring Big Improvements For Beverley And Hornsea Buses

September To Bring Big Improvements For Beverley And Hornsea Buses
August 20, 2021

Bus company East Yorkshire has announced that from 5 September it will be revamping its Beverley and Hornsea buses to create more opportunities for travel in the towns.

The improvements, which are the biggest shake-up of buses in the area for several years, will include two new services around Beverley, plus a new link to allow Hornsea residents to get directly to Castle Hill Hospital without having to change buses.

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Beverley Civic Society’s History Boards: The Friary & Eastgate Board

Beverley Civic Society’s History Boards: The Friary & Eastgate Board
October 8, 2020

On 1 October 2020 the tenth history board was put in place in Eastgate, to replace a damaged board there, close to the footage entry to the Friary and Eastgate site.

It is the last in the present phase of these boards, which have been warmly welcomed by visitors and residents. The planning of these boards began in 2017, under the leadership of John Bird.

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Festival of Christmas 2019 Returns To Beverley For 24th Year

November 4, 2019

One of the leading Christmas market events in the UK returns to Beverley on Sunday, 8 December with The Beverley Festival of Christmas 2019.

The festival will light up the historic market town for its 24th year, promising a vast array of seasonal stalls and three Victorian markets from 10am-4pm on this special festive day, with the traditional parade leading its way from Wednesday Market to Saturday Market at 10am.

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