George I, c. 1714. Studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller.             Beverley Market Cross, 1714

To celebrate both the 300th anniversary of Beverley Market Cross and the succession of King George I in 1714, a number of events and performances are being organised by the Beverley Georgian Festival committee , including re-enactments, displays of Georgian properties on Heritage weekend, period music, theatre, film, costume and cooking, with a masked banquet in the splendid setting of Beverley Minster, as well as film showings, food and hands-on craft activities.

The Beverley Georgian Festival will run from Saturday 13th September until Sunday 21st September 2014.

There will be some free public shows and displays. Other events - concerts, displays and the Georgian banquet will be ticketed.