What’s on in Bradford over the Queen’s Jubilee Bank Holiday

AS the much-anticipated Jubilee bank holiday approaches, here is a list of events that will be held across the Bradford district.

Events span Thursday, June 2 –the official Jubilee Day –Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

The decorations in Summer Lea, Idle, ready for the neighbors’ street party at the weekend. Mick Marshall of Idle Greetings donated the bunting and helped to trim the cul-de-sac

Thursday, June 2

City Park Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration, featuring the biggest cake stall in the north, food from around the world, music and entertainment, All building up to the lighting of the official Platinum Jubilee Beacon at 9.30pm. 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

National Jubilee Beacon lighting ceremony, Keighley Town Hall Squarefrom 9pm. The beacon will be lit at 9:45pm in line with the national timings.

Cliffe Castle Park, Keighley- The Bradford Great Jubilee Tea, 6.30pm –9.45pm. The Jubilee tea aims to host the largest cake stall in the North, inflatables, a climbing tower, dance, arts and crafts.

Heaton Hub Library- Jubilee Story and Crafts, 10.30am-4pm.

Thackley‘s Jubilee Celebrations, Thursday to Sunday, various live bands in different venues around the village, a Jubilee Window Trail, charity raffle.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford is turning red, white and blue as trimmings go up ahead of the Jubilee weekendBradford is turning red, white and blue as trimmings go up ahead of the Jubilee weekend

Friday, June 3

Family fun day at Wibsey Parkbetween 11am –3pm.

Jubilee event at Bierley Community Center,, free, 11.30am –4.30pm. Activities and stalls, bouncy castle, face painting, tombola.

Duke Street Party, Friday and Saturday, noon-8pm, a collaboration among the neighbouring businesses, with live music from local bands and musicians, food and drinks.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Organizations and communities across Bradford will be celebrating with street party events. Picture: PAOrganizations and communities across Bradford will be celebrating with street party events. Picture: PA

Saturday, June 4

Bradford Cathedral street party, 4pm-6pm. Free. Call 01274 777720 to book by Thursday, June 2. Dress for the occasion in red, white and blue. Buffet, live music, games, quiz, children’s crowns and tiaras fancy dress competition.

Bradford Industrial Museum 1950s street party. Outdoor games and a 1950s band and exhibition. Everyone is welcome to dress up in 1950s attire and bring a picnic. 11am-4pm.

A Right Royal Picnic at Cliffe Castle ParkKeighley. Bring a picnic and a blanket for afternoon of fun, friendship, activities and play. Noon-3pm.

Silsden LibraryJubilee Scratch Art Crafts, 10am-noon.

The North Parade Jubilee Street Festival. Music, food and drinks. Noon-8pm.

Roberts Park Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Parkrun, with cake and fancy dress competition with prizes, 9-11am.

Kirkgate Shopping Center royal party. Make some royal-inspired treats and meet a princess, 11am-4pm.

Big picnic at Central ParkHaworth, live music, a storyteller, food and drink stalls and best crown competition. Noon-5pm.

City LibraryThe Queen’s Knickers Tea Party, 11am -2pm.

Keighley LibraryJubilee rhymes and tea, from 11am. Crown decorating, a queen’s throne for selfies and Bookstart Bear. Free.

Wyke LibraryBring along a picnic packed lunch and cakes / buns will be provided. There will be crafts for children and outdoor games. Noon to 2pm. Free.

Clayton Libraryoutdoor festivities with stories, crafts, face painting, quiz, and refreshments. Free. 10 am-noon.

Queensbury LibraryJubilee Children’s Royal Brunch. Call 07582 109225 to book.

Womenzone street party, 11am-2pm. Share your stories and memories of HRH Queen Elizabeth II, whilst enjoying some family fun.

Bradford Faith Trail Jubilee Special, taking in five fascinating places of worship, with added royal details and stories being highlighted along the route, 10am to 3.45pm. Free. Email education@bradfordcathedral.org to book.

Crown Community Food Bank street party, Wibsey Park. Outdoor and indoor activities novelty football match, bouncy castle funfair, music and dancing, food and drinks. Noon-5pm.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jubilee-themed refreshments will be on offer at many events across BradfordJubilee-themed refreshments will be on offer at many events across Bradford

Sunday, June 5

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee –Craft Party-outside Cartwright Hall, Lister Parknoon-4pm

East Bierley Cricket Club Jubilee family fun day. Barbecue, live music, inflatable slide and assault course, and multi-sports games.

The Big Community Picnic at Bradford Moor Park1pm-4pm. Family fun day with stalls, barbecue, entertainment, bouncy castle, arts and crafts and face painting.

Tyersal Residents Community Association, in Tyersal Road, is hosting a Jubilee Family Fun Day. From 2pm. Stalls, music, mascots, children’s activities.

Bradford Cathedral Civic Service of thanksgiving to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The service will be led by Bishop Nick, the Bishop of Leeds in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire and the Lord Mayor of Bradford. City of Bradford Brass Band and the Cathedral Chamber Choir. Refreshments will be served afterwards. 3.30pm-4.30pm.

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