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Friends Events

The Friends’ Social Secretary arranges visits during the year.


Conducted by: Professor Barbara English


Saturday 7 June


‘Byways and footpaths south of the Minster’

Meet at the Minster Highgate porch

Duration about 2 hours – level walking


Sunday 8 June



‘Lanes and Rackets: Highgate to Gallows Lane’.

Meet at the Minster Highgate porch

Duration about 2 hours – level walking


Cost: £4 for ‘Friends’ per walk; £5 for ‘Non-Friends’ per walk

Max no. on each tour – 20 people




Friday 10 – Sunday 12 October


Friday 10 October

19.00 for 19.30

Dinner at Cerutti’s, Railway Station, Beverley

After Dinner Speaker: Robert Poyser

Cost: To be advised


Saturday 11 October



Peter Harrison Room


10.00                         Welcome and Introduction

10.05                         ‘Victorian Music in Beverley Minster’.

Speaker: TBA


11.15 – 11.30          Coffee/Tea


11.30                         Robert Thompson “The Mouseman”’

Speaker: Chris Scaife


12.45 – 14.00          Victorian Lunch (served in Beverley Minster – North Transept)

Organised by Carol Parkinson


14.00                         ‘On Sykes Churches’

Speaker: Geoff Bell


15.00 – 15.30          Victorian Afternoon Tea

(Carol Parkinson and her team)


15.30 – 16.30          ‘Religious Art in the Victorian period’

Speaker: Mervyn King


Cost for the day: £20 ‘Friends’ of Beverley Minster; £25 ‘Non-Friends’


Sunday 12 October

Parish Hall


14.00                         ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


15.00 – 16.00          St John Lecture

‘Victorian Stained Glass in a new light’

Speaker: Adrian Barlow


16.00                         Afternoon tea


17.30                         Choral Evensong