Built between 1220 and 1425 as the Parish Church of St. John and St. Martin, Beverley Minster is an iconic venue offering spectacular features both inside and out and is regarded as one of the best surviving examples of gothic art.
Jeremy Fletcher has been the vicar at Beverley Minster since 2009 and has welcomed festival events as an opportunity not only to showcase the magnificent building but also to welcome new audiences to the Minster.
Minster Yard South
East Riding Theatre has been delivering top class performances in the East Riding since 12th December 2014, fulfilling its aim to enhance appreciation of Performance Arts in the region.
East Riding Theatre has hosted Beverley Literature Festival events since 2015 and continues to be a valuable partner to Lit Up this year.
East Riding Theatre
10 Lord Roberts Road
Parkway Entertainment Company Ltd. was founded in 1983, by Gerald Parkes and his wife Denise.
The business has grown to be one of the most successful independent cinema operations in the country, with cinemas in Cleethorpes, Louth, Barnsley, and now the popular Flemingate Shopping Centre in Beverley.
Aiming to become a valued member of the community, Parkway Cinema are excited to be part of the Beverley Literature Festival in partnership with Beverley Film Society.
Flemingate Shopping Centre
Built between 1890 and 1892, and extended in 1901, Toll Gavel United Church is a very active church set in the heart of Beverley which has welcomed festival events from both Beverley and Bridlington for many years.
The church offers a warm and welcoming venue with an impressive array of stained glass windows and traditional church organ.
Toll Gavel United Church
Built between 1120 and 1530, and restored between 1844 and 1876, St Mary’s Parish Hall showcases spectacular architecture from the late fourteenth century.
Working in partnership with Lit Up this year, Beverley Arts Trust presents an intricate performance combining storytelling and dance at this wonderfully historic venue.
St Mary’s Parish Hall
North Bar Within
The East Riding Treasure House is a multi-disciplinary centre for heritage and information services containing the East Riding Archives and Local Studies, Beverley Library, a Museum and Beverley Art Gallery.
There is also a coffee lounge and gift shop, and you can get a magnificent view of Beverley and the Minster from the tower.
Beverley Library will play host to the Children’s Literature Festival as well as key events in the main festival.
The Treasure House & Beverley Library
Treasure House: 01482 392790
Beverley Library: 01482 392755
Tickton Grange is a stunning Georgian Country House Hotel situated just outside of Beverley.
Playing host to our spectacular Literary Lunch this year, Tickton Grange offers a beautiful venue for a very special event.
The historic grounds of Burton Constable Hall boast a long and complicated history dating back to the twelfth century.
With beautiful gardens which were landscaped by the great Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, this is a spectacular venue and the perfect setting for the Lit Up event exploring the man himself.