Remembrance 2018

Events at Beverley Minster to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

A display of poppies made by children from a number of East Riding schools, the congregations of the Pocklington and Beverley Minster groups of churches and from the Royal British Legion is in the south transept.

They will be on display from 10 – 30 November.

Open weekdays 09.00 – 16.00 and Sundays 12.00 – 17.00.

We welcome Martin Waters back to the Minster with his poppy installation for 2018, from 3 – 16 November in the exhibition area. Open weekdays 09.00 – 16.00 and Sundays 12.00 – 17.00.

This year’s exhibition using 20,000 poppies is entitled ‘Lost: an installation for remembrance with hope for the future’.

Paul Hoggard and Remy Geerts present a sand sculpture of a group of soldiers in the south transept from 8 – 30 November.

Open weekdays 09.00 – 16.00 and Sundays 12.00 – 17.00.

‘The Great War Remembered’ – a concert commemorating the centenary of the Armistice in 1918.

Saturday 3 November at 14.00

Beverley Town Council invite you to this event featuring Fallen Leaves, Humberside Police Concert Band, Four Candles and Cherie Lawrence. Songs, sketches and period music with an opportunity to sing-a-long.

Free entry. To reserve a ticket contact: clerk@beverley.gov.uk

Remembrance Day Service

Sunday 11 November at 10.50

The bells of Beverley Minster will ring out across the town from 12.30 to 13.15 to mark the centenary of the Armistice.

The choir of Beverley Minster sing Fauré’s Requiem on Sunday 11 November at 17.30.

The movements of the mass are interspersed with readings.

Free entry.

Read the Vicar’s blog for November.

A Time to Remember, a Time to Hope

The names of over 9,000 soldiers from the East Riding who died in the two world wars are contained in the memorials to the fallen in the Minster.