Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival 

This year was our first year that we were able to invite audiences to join the Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival online – and to share something of the magic and majesty of the glorious county town of Beverley – one of Yorkshire’s ‘hidden gems’.

Nestling between the rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds and the coastal city of Hull and boasting some of the finest ecclesiastical architecture in the UK, Beverley has been the home of the Early Music Festival since 1988. 

Beverley ’21 Online included five fabulous concerts filmed in four different churches.  Due to popular demand we extended the sales for the concerts until 2 July, and these are now no longer on sale.  However we are able to continue to offer two events for sale.  Historian David Neave talks from the rural hamlet of Rowley about the pilgrims of the East Riding who left in England in the 17th century to found their own town of Rowley Massachusetts.  Or join us for a virtual ballad walk in the company of singer Vivien Ellis and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of some of the very beautiful venues in the company of guest curators Fiona Jenkinson and Dr Jennie England.  Please click here to access these events. 

The festival is generously supported by

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