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Events Programme 2016

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APRIL 2016

SATURDAY 30

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)

JUNE 2016

GUIDED TOURS OF BEVERLEY MINSTER

19.15 – 21.15

MONDAY 6

‘Decoding the past; the monuments of Beverley Minster’

Guide: Professor John Wilton-Ely

MONDAY 13

‘The exterior of the Minster; re-dating the building’

Guide: John Phillips

MONDAY 27

‘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

AUGUST 2016

FRIDAY 12 

COACH 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

OCTOBER 2016

FRIDAY 7 – SUNDAY 9

AGM WEEKEND 2016

FRIDAY 7 

ANNUAL DINNER

19.00 for 19.30

Venue: Cerutti’s, Station Square, Beverley

Cost to be advised

Speaker: Patrick Wildgust (Shandy Hall Curator)

SATURDAY 8

Details of the day will appear in the Annual Report produced in the summer.

SUNDAY 9

14.15 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Venue: Parish Hall, Beverley Minster, Minster Yard North, HU17 ODP

15.15 

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)

17.30 

CHORAL EVENSONG

 

BOOKING ENQUIRIES TO:

The Programme Secretary, Friends of Beverley Minster,

85 Ancaster Avenue, Hull, HU5 4QR

E-mail: friendsbooking@beverleyminster.org.uk

Telephone  01482 442221

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