On sale from today in our online bookshop is a book which sheds new light on mystery plays and religious processions in medieval and Tudor Beverley. This vivid account of festivals and guilds in Beverley in the later middle ages includes some fascinating links to – and incredible photographs of – the roof bosses of St Mary’s from the 1520s.
St Mary’s Church is a wonderful place for an educational visit. New content has been added to our website to make arranging your school’s visit to St Mary’s even easier. Explore the new pages here and start planning your visit.
Why on earth are pigs merrily serenading us from the roof of St Mary’s? What could be the reason? In her 4th blog on our curious carvings, Bryony Wild examines St Mary’s musical pigs and their meaning.
On 30th September, one of Oxford University’s leading mixed-voice choirs gives a free concert in St Mary’s Church Beverley. In aid of the restoration of St Mary’s.
Our press release about the new stone carvings at St Mary’s
Look again! In her third blog on the roof bosses of St Mary’s, Bryony Wilde examines the sense of deja-vu created by repeating sculptures and craftsmen.
The second 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.
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.
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.
For the first time in living memory, fine details of the carvings high up on the south nave clerestory can be seen
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