During the 14th century, England experienced periods of famine caused by poor weather conditions which destroyed crops. There were other nationwide issues to contend with at the time, such as the Black Death, the Hundred Years' War and the Great Rising. However, Beverley continued to grow: and by 1377, had become the 10th largest town in England.
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Radio stations BBC Radio Humberside, Viking FM and KCFM serve the town and the whole of the East Riding of Yorkshire but, are based in the nearby city of Hull.
There are other schools in Beverley, such as Beverley High School, which is a comprehensive school for girls: it has around 850 pupils, and is well above the national average based on the results of GCSE test performances. Beverley Grammar School and Beverley High School share a common sixth form, called the Beverley Joint Sixth.
Moore Moss Rutter are a trio of musicians who are reworking traditional native English tunes and songs into something far more contemporary. We last saw them perform at Beverley Folk Festival in 2011, the same year they became BBC Radio (…)
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Beverley is a market town, civil parish and the county town of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The town is noted for Beverley Minster, Beverley Westwood, North Bar (a 15th-century gate) and Beverley Racecourse. Its namesake serves as the origins for the cities of Beverly, Massachusetts, and, in turn, Beverly Hills in California.
Beverley railway station was opened in October 1846 by the York and North Midland Railway and gained junction status nineteen years later when the North Eastern Railway opened its line to Market Weighton and York. The railway station, designed by George Townsend Andrews is now a Grade II listed building and has an elegant overall roof.
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Missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the United States first arrived in Beverley in 1850 and quickly established a local congregation. In 1963 a large new chapel on Manor Road was built by local church members. Due to the continued growth of the Beverley congregation both the building and car parks were enlarged in the late 1990s.
Finding somewhere to stay in and around Beverley couldn’t be simpler. From traditional to boutique hotels, great guest houses to gorgeous self catering we have it all. Check out our accommodation page.
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Beverley first became a tourist destination in the 12th Century and the town's pretty cobbled streets and courtyards continue to attract history buffs, music lovers, racegoers and shoppers.
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The stunning market town of Beverley has beauty in abundance. With an awe-inspiring Minster, historical buildings, cobbled streets, and small town charm, there is something for everyone.
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Welcome to beautiful Beverley. Cobbled streets, a majestic minster, quaint boutiques and bustling market, the thrill of the races, the calm of a traditional pub. Dave Lee found all of this and more in a unique town that is a favourite amongst visitors.
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Beverley town has a variety of public houses, some of which have become tourist attractions. Examples include the Sun Inn, the town's oldest public house dating back to around 1530. There are over 40 public houses in Beverley – the vast majority have been there for over a century. Beverley is home to one of the last pubs in the world to still use authentic gas lighting; The White Horse Inn (or "Nellie's" to the local population) is owned by the Samuel Smith Brewery company.
From Michelin star dining through to cosy, pub food - there's something for everyone's taste (and budget) in Beverley
Since 2006, Beverley Town Council has run an annual food festival in October. Including 70 stalls selling food produced in Beverley and the East Riding of Yorkshire, a 200-seat food theatre marquee, cookery demonstrations from top local chefs, street entertainment and more, the day-long event is enjoyed by upwards of 10,000 residents and visitors.
As well as its racecourse and markets, Beverley is known in the modern day for hosting various food and music festivals throughout the year.
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Hay Chewed attempts to claim a significant double in the Eddie And Violet Smith Conditions Stakes as a brilliant season at Beverley comes to an end on Tuesday. More »
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Beverley has its own radio station 107.8 Beverley FM, which broadcasts to Beverley and its surrounding area from the studio based in the town.
Beverley and the East Riding of Yorkshire region is served by the East Riding Mail, which is similar to the Hull Daily Mail.
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Beverley Minster is renowned for the grace of its Gothic style.
The town centre and surrounding streets are bordered by cosmopolitan pavement cafes, quirky cafes, cosy coffee shops and fine dining restaurants.
Since their suppression in the 17th century, Quakers established a meeting house and have worshipped in Beverley ever since. Their present meeting house – the third – in Quaker Lane – was built in 1961.
A permanent military presence was established in the town with the completion of Victoria Barracks in 1878. The barracks closed in 1977, and the only army presence in the area is now the Defence School of Transport at Normandy Barracks Leconfield, two miles to the north.
Salvatore Fury flies the flag for Scotland at Beverley on Wednesday (September 14) as the progressive sprinter attempts to secure a third win on the bounce. More »
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The Georgian Quarter has architecturally fascinating streets, divided by the 15th Century North Bar and contains a great number of listed buildings, and a wide variety of shops. Flemingate, East Yorkshire's newest retail and leisure destination, is home to Debenhams and other high street retailers, a six-screen Parkway cinema, and 500 space multi storey car park.