St Mary's Church, Beverley

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Author Archives: Roland Deller

The Lion, the Unicorn and Me

In December 2020, St Mary’s is presenting a very special Christmas project for children and families in the East Riding based on The Lion, the Unicorn and Me by Jeanette Winterson.

December 10, 2020

St Mary’s & the Minster team up to bring “Giant Advent Calendar” to Beverley this December

A “Giant Advent Calendar” will adorn the hoarding up at both Beverley Minster and St Mary’s this December. Beverley’s two great churches – both of which are undergoing urgent restoration … Continue reading

November 20, 2020

Church Services

St. Mary’s Church will not be open for weekly services in January 2021. We will review the situation in February. Church will be open on Sundays from 9-11 am for … Continue reading

November 9, 2020

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

Reform, Rebellion, Restoration: St Mary’s, Beverley & The Tudors

Online As we have taken down the exhibition in St Mary’s (due to lockdown restrictions) a digital version is available. The digital counterpart will include images of the portraits in … Continue reading

October 13, 2020

Narnia comes to St Mary’s Church

Characters from The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis are being carved in stone for exterior walls of the church. The carvings are being made as part of the project … Continue reading

March 5, 2020

Our online shop is now open

With a select range of books about St Mary’s and Beverley, and some choice souvenirs, we’re delighted to announce that our virtual bookstall is now open. Items on sale at … Continue reading

December 10, 2019

Festive edition of Pilgrim Rabbit out today

We publish a bumper issue of our heritage newsletter, looking back on a pivotal year in the restoration of St Mary’s. The feature article profiles one remarkable women from Beverley’s … Continue reading

December 6, 2019

Latest video podcast about St Mary’s heritage out now: Beverley’s secret museum; the hidden ‘Priests’ Rooms’

On 21st August 2020, the latest film about St Mary’s heritage was released. Written and presented by Dr Jennie England, it focuses on one St Mary’s lesser known treasurers, the … Continue reading

August 26, 2019

New history pages

St Mary’s has a remarkable history stretching across nine centuries, featuring myths and legends, plague and prosperity, ancient stone and noble English oak, kings and queens, merchants, musicians, craftsmen, brewers, … Continue reading

June 19, 2019

Latest Pilgrim Rabbit newsletter published today: with feature article about Philip Larkin, St Mary’s & Beverley

Philip Larkin, one of the greatest English poets of the twentieth century, started visiting Beverley soon after he arrived in Hull in 1955 to take up his position as Librarian … Continue reading

April 25, 2019