Platinum Jubilee celebrations across Yorkshire

in Goole in Scarborough in Sheffield in West Yorkshire in York

Yorkshire is celebrating 70 years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the throne. From street parties to delicate afternoon teas, there’s something for everyone:

Half Term: Saturday 28th May – Sunday 5th June

Half Term Fun, National Railway Museum, York

Make bunting, colour in flags, help create a royal railway track. Entry is free, but tickets must be booked online in advance – details here.

Best of British Half Term Fun, North Stainley

Lightwater Valley is holding a Best of British Half-Term Fun celebration with face painting, Royal Bingo and a real London bus – details here.

Thursday 2nd June – Saturday 4th June

Jubilee craft activities, Helmsley

Nunnington Hall are hosting an exhibition of royal-themed items as well as special craft activities related to the Jubilee – more info here.

Thursday 2nd June

Lighting of the beacon, York

York racecourse will host the lighting of the beacon for the city as part of the nationwide beacon lighting – more details here.

Lighting of the beacon, Huddersfield

Castle Hill will light a beacon as part of the national beacon lighting – more here.

Friday 3rd June

Jubilee Themed Sensory Play, Sheffield

Make a crown and dress up as royalty at this special Platinum Jubilee themed event for under 5’s at the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield – more information here.

Jubilee Weekend, Branton

The Hive at Yorkshire Wildlife Park are hosting a Jubilee Weekend on Friday 3rd June and Saturday 4th June – with live entertainment, food stalls and fairground rides. More info here.

Saturday 4th June

Yorkshire’s Platinum Jubilee Concert

Jane McDonald will light up Scarborough Open Air Theatre, headlining a special concert to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – more details here.

Family Fun Day, Huddersfield

Greenhead park will host a family fun day to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, including live music on the bandstand, climbing wall, caving, palace ‘den’ building, Crafty Devilz circus skills, family craft activities, Funky Junk, music workshop, dressing up for children – more info.

Sunday 5th June

Big Jubilee Afternoon Tea, South Cave

The Manor Rooms will host a special celebratory afternoon tea and live entertainment from Hep to the Jive – more info here.

Jubilee Afternoon Tea, Goole

Enjoy High Tea in the State Rooms at Carlton Towers in Goole – more details here.

Service of Thanksgiving, Bradford

Bradford Cathedral will host the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire and the Lord Mayor of Bradford with music will be led by City of Bradford Brass Band and the Cathedral Chamber Choir. More details here.

Big Jubilee Lunch, York

Head to York racecourse for a celebratory lunch as part of the York Spring Fair and Food Festival – more info here.

Platinum Jubilee Concert, Dewsbury

A last night of the proms style concert to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee at Dewsbury Town Hall – tickets here.

Saturday 11th June

Platinum Jubilee Street Party, Bradford

The Community Committee of Bradford Cathedral is organising a jubilee street party with buffet, live music, games and quiz – details here.

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