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Beverley at Christmas events for 2022

A host of Christmas themed events and activities are set to begin in Beverley from November as preparations commence ahead of the festive period. Activities include:

Festive market events return during Beverley at Christmas

Beverley Reindeer Rampage

Can you help to round up the herd for Father Christmas? Take part in this year's FREE Reindeer Rampage Christmas Trail around Beverley town centre. Pick up a trail map and reindeer mask from Beverley Tourist Information Centre with a chance to win a fantastic toy reindeer. The trail will run between Saturday, 19 November to Saturday, 31 December.

Visit beverleyfestivalofchristmas.co.uk for more information.

Beverley Minster's Christmas Tree Festival

A 10-day festival between Friday, 2 December to Sunday, 11 December 2022. Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 12.30pm to 4pm.

A twinkling spectacular of more than 100 Christmas trees on display in Beverley Minster.

Admission for adults £5, accompanied children (under 18) free. Cash or contactless payment is accepted at the door. Tickets are not available to buy online. Entrance to the Minster is by the north transept door to the left of the main entrance.

Visit beverleyminster.org.uk for more information.

St Mary's Church - Festival of Angels

The magnificent Festival of Angels will be held at St Mary's Church, Beverley between 10am and 6pm throughout December. The angels form a beautiful display as lights around them bring them to life.

Come and enjoy warming refreshments, children's activities and the awe and wonder of the angelic hosts.

For more information and opening times please visit stmarysbeverley.org or visiteastyorkshire.co.uk

Festival of Christmas / Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market

The ever-popular Festival of Christmas returns to Saturday Market on Sunday, 11 December between 10am and 4pm. This follows the reappearance of the Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market for a second successive year which runs between Wednesday, 7 December and Friday, 9 December between 10am and 6pm.

Visit beverleyfestivalofchristmas.co.uk for more information.

East Riding Treasure House and Beverley Guildhall

Drop in for FREE festive children's craft at the Treasure House on Sunday, 11 December. Open from 10am to 3pm, the Coffee Lounge is open for a delightful Christmas fayre, along with hot drinks and snacks.

The Guildhall will also be open to provide relaxation and a chance to get away from the bustling streets in the calm surroundings of this beautiful Georgian building.

Teas and coffees will once again be available in the parlour, and this year there will be a paperchain challenge for children. The aim is for the paperchain to extend round the whole courtroom by the end of the day. Anyone who contributes 5 or more links will get a sweet reward!

Flemingate's Festive Weekend

Running on the 10 / 11 December, Flemingate will be in the festive spirit with alpacas, funfair rides, festive ice skating on a synthetic ice rink, food and drink complementing the ever-popular Tipi for a festive refreshment. Visitors to the shopping centre will also notice Star Wars characters wandering the complex with plenty of photo opportunities.

Toll Gavel United Church

Open from 11am - 3pm for Christmas music and entertainment on Sunday, 11 December. A full schedule can be found at tollgavelchurch.org.uk.

East Riding Theatre

The cafe and box office on Lord Roberts Road will open on Sunday, 11 December from 10am to 2pm; serving drinks including mulled wine and mince pies.

Cllr Jane Evison, portfolio holder for economic growth, investment and tourism at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: "There is going to be so much to do this year for visitors coming into Beverley during the festive period. There really is something for all age groups from the 'Reindeer Rampage' to the Christmas Tree Festival at the Minster and the Festival of Angels at St. Mary's Church.

"I am also delighted to see the Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market return where we will be supporting local traders and offering a range of fabulous street entertainment for all ages.

"All these additional community activities will add to the extremely popular Festival of Christmas event at such a joyful time of year."

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