St Mary's Church, Beverley

making disciples

Welcome to St Mary’s Church

Church is open for worship We are open on Sundays for services at 8am, 9.30am, 11.15 am and 6.30pm We are also offering virtual worship for those unable to join … Continue reading


Visiting us

We welcome over 20,000 visitors each year.  From Monday 17th May we will return to our normal visiting hours: Monday – Saturday  11am – 4pm Sundays (for services)   7.30am – … Continue reading


Carvings of local heroes and global pioneers commissioned to replace damaged stonework

Our press release about the new stone carvings at St Mary’s

May 21, 2021

Music in St Mary’s this May

For centuries St Mary’s has been an important centre for music. When it reopens its doors to visitors in May, music will play a special part in welcoming people back into the beautiful building.

April 28, 2021

Details of Services – Easter to Summer

Click here to download the latest term card which includes information about all our services.

April 1, 2021

Betty the Beck Snake Springs into Action

Betty the Beverley Beck Snake has spent the winter happily nestled in the churchyard at Beverley Minster. With the arrival of milder weather, she has decided to move on and will be spending the spring and summer in the gardens of St Mary’s Church.

March 21, 2021


​St Mary’s Church takes its duty and obligation to protect all, extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more … Continue reading

March 20, 2021

News and keeping in touch

To subscribe to St Mary’s weekly e-newsletters please click here. You are able to unsubscribe at any time. Previous e-newsletters June 2021 05/06/2021 – Sunday Worship 6th June 2021 May … Continue reading

February 22, 2021

Click here for worship (in person and online)

We have returned to in person worship but we will continue online while the pandemic restricts movement (see below for online) 8.00am Holy Communion 9.30am Holy Communion 11.15am The 11.15 Service … Continue reading

February 22, 2021

Why are roof bosses important? What can they tell us?

The first in a new series of fortnightly blogs exploring St Mary’s curious carvings. Written by Bryony Wilde, a recent Art History graduate of the University of York.

February 13, 2021

New findings on St Mary’s history emerge from student projects

Students from the University of York are helping to shed light on the church’s heritage, in particular its remarkable collection of Tudor and medieval roof bosses.

February 9, 2021

Discoveries from the current restoration of St Mary’s

For the first time in living memory, fine details of the carvings high up on the south nave clerestory can be seen

February 7, 2021

Digital exhibition now open!

The online version of Reform Rebellion Restoration is now open, providing 24-hour virtual access to all of the historical information and images of all of the portraits in the exhibition. … Continue reading

October 26, 2020

Curious Carvings

Today, we publish ‘Curious Carvings: The Roof Bosses of St Mary’s Beverley’. Written by Dr Jennie England, the book provides interpretations of thirty of the Tudor and medieval bosses which … Continue reading

October 23, 2020