St Mary's Church, Beverley

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Latest Pilgrim Rabbit Newsletter

Please see below the latest Pilgrim Rabbit Newsletter (for June 2021)

April 18, 2021

Similarities and differences in the roof bosses

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.

March 22, 2021

Merchant influence in the church: public displays of wealth, piety and charity

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.

February 26, 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

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, 2020

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

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, 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

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

St Mary’s Christmas Cake Drop

We are organising a Christmas Cake drop-off to hopefully bring some Christmas cheer after such a difficult year. If you can volunteer to make a cake (prior to Sat 19th … Continue reading

October 26, 2020