Events Programme 2016
10.00 – 16.30
FRIENDS OF BEVERLEY MINSTER STUDY DAY
Venue: Peter Harrison Room, Beverley Minster
‘How to read a church: the history of church iconography’
Roger Willson will deliver four lectures on different aspects of this fascinating subject, which include symbolism on fonts; saints on rood screens; the bestiary as on misericords; moralities as in wall paintings; the medieval world of iconography, then how the Reformation destroyed much of it and had an alternative; then how High Church Anglicanism rediscovered it in the 19th century.
Cost per person (to include lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments): £25 (£20 for Friends of the Minster)
GUIDED TOURS OF BEVERLEY MINSTER
19.15 – 21.15
‘Decoding the past; the monuments of Beverley Minster’
Guide: Professor John Wilton-Ely
‘The exterior of the Minster; re-dating the building’
Guide: John Phillips
‘Light on the Word: the nave windows and the Bible’
Guide: Revd Jeremy Fletcher
Meet at the North Door (Highgate entrance) of the Minster
Cost per person: £6 (£5 for Friends) per tour or £16 (£12 for Friends) for all tours.
Max. no. 30 people per tour
to Hovingham, All Saints’ Church, Ampleforth Abbey, Shandy Hall and Coxwold St Michael’s Church
Church Guide: Sophie Weston
Shandy Hall Curator: Patrick Wildgust
The itinerary includes morning coffee in Malton, a brief stop at Hovingham, All Saints’ Church, a tour of Ampleforth Abbey Church by the Father Prior, lunch at the Abbey Café, a guided tour of Shandy Hall, a guided tour of Coxwold St Michael’s Church and finally afternoon tea in Coxwold (home about 19.00).
Morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea and guided church tour included in price plus entry fee to Shandy Hall & donations to churches.
Meet at east end of Beverley Minster on Eastgate at 08.15 for 08.30 start. NB. the nearby Minster car park will be open.
Cost per person: £47.50 (£42.50 for Friends)
Max. no. 49 people
FRIDAY 7 – SUNDAY 9
AGM WEEKEND 2016
19.00 for 19.30
Venue: Cerutti’s, Station Square, Beverley
Cost to be advised
Speaker: Patrick Wildgust (Shandy Hall Curator)
Details of the day will appear in the Annual Report produced in the summer.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Venue: Parish Hall, Beverley Minster, Minster Yard North, HU17 ODP
ST JOHN LECTURE
‘The Percy family and Beverley’
Speaker: Professor Barbara English MBE
Venue: Peter Harrison Room, Beverley Minster, Minster Yard North, HU17 0DP
Followed by Afternoon Tea in the Parish Hall
St John Lecture – Cost per person: £5 (no charge for Friends)
BOOKING ENQUIRIES TO:
The Programme Secretary, Friends of Beverley Minster,
85 Ancaster Avenue, Hull, HU5 4QR
Telephone 01482 442221