East Yorkshire Local History Society

Turn Back Time: Beverley's Changing High St

Saturday, 20th November 2010

Turn Back Time: Beverley's Changing High Street

Find out more about the story of Beverley's shops and shopping with the authors of Beverley Through Time, Margaret Sumner and Patricia Deans. After an illustrated tour and talk about the town, the two local historians invite people to see a range of books, period costumes, photographs and documents relevant to Beverley's shopping and trade history. These will be on display in the reference library until Christmas. The library are also looking to display any similar items of interest that local residents may have, and are encouraged to get in touch.

Both the event and display run in connection with the BBC One 'Turn Back Time' programme, shown on Tuesdays at 9pm, which looks into the development of shopping on the high street from 1870 to 1970. Time & location: Beverley Library Wednesday 1st December 2010, 2.30pm. Admission: Free. Advance booking not required.

Further information: Please contact Elaine Dean, CIO Reference Services on 01482 392755/6 or by email: elaine.dean@eastriding.gov.uk

Cancelled due to snow - new date: 


Find out more about the story of Beverley shops and shopping


Turn Back Time: Beverley’s Changing High Street


An illustrated talk with Margaret Sumner and Patricia Deans,

followed by displays and reminiscences.

Photographic contributions of old shops are welcome.


Beverley Library

Wednesday 26th January, 2.30pm onwards