Tuesday 11 January 2022

A 16-year-old student at Beverley Grammar School has been awarded a prestigious scholarship regarded as the best in the UK and designed to inspire students to pursue their dreams and change the world as a future leader in engineering.

Harry Bearpark received the Arkwright Engineering Scholarship, awarded through a rigorous selection process and which supports them through their A levels, or equivalent qualifications. Each scholarship is sponsored by a range of organisations, including businesses, universities, Government organisations and the Armed Forces, which means support is offered in various different ways, for example, valuable hands-on work experience or support for a project, as well as with a personal mentor.

The line-up for this summer’s Beverley Folk Festival has now been announced, including headliners The Trials of Cato, BBC Folk Award winners and a trio once described as “the Sex Pistols of Folk”. As previously reported by Beverley FM, the festival returns to the town after a four-year hiatus after the previous organisers were forced to call in administrators.

It will take place between June 16 and 19 at various venues in the town, including St Mary’s Church, The Monks Walk and Masonic Hall with the addition of a comedy night. It replaces the Beverley Fringe Festival that has been run since 2018.

More details [here]

And finally, Ruby and the Vinyl, a new musical comedy written by internationally-renowned playwright John Godber in partnership with his daughter Elizabeth, and featuring songs written by BBC supporting artist Ruby Macintosh, is coming to Beverley’s East Riding Theatre in March.

More details [here]