Big Jubilee Picnic – Programme

A quick check of the weather shows sunny intervals in the afternoon of Friday 3rd June, so fingers crossed for the Parkinson’s Park, Big Jubilee Picnic – however should there be a downpour watch out for news on our Facebook Page. We’ve all been hard at work preparing and hope you will enjoy what we’ve been planning.

12.30 – 1pm Arrive early dressed in your favourite Queen’s Decade’ outfit, to set out your favourite picnic spot. Add bakes to the Sharing Table. Add a decoration to the Celebration Tree. Pick up a Trail Map & Programme (or download here)
1pmWelcome to Jubilee featuring Guiseley Brass Band
1 – 2pm Picnic and Crown Making
Tea, Coffee and Water available + Sharing Table Bakes
2pm Gather at the Jubilee Tree for our interactive Family Storytelling told by a special guest – who will share a very special Jubilee tale of Parkinson’s Park. The Jubilee Tree has been official registered as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy Legacy.
2.25pm Dedication of the Jubilee Tree by guest Alec Denton
2.45pm Hunt down the special word on the Corgi Trail (free)
Wang A Welly at Crooklands Orchard (20p a go)
Drench the occupant of the Sponge Stocks (20p a go)
Take a trip around the park on the Tree Trail (free)
3.30pm Raffle, Close and National Anthem
Another DayAfter the event we’ll be producing a Jubilee Souvenir Booklet with the original story we’ve commissioned, and photographs of the day. If you do not wish to be in a photograph please either advise someone at the FOPP tent of Photographer Darren Sanderson.
Make a Natural Crown – bring your own flowers or forage leaves and grasses from the Park
Add A Red/White/Blue Jubilee Decoration To The Celebration Tree

About Jennifer Inskip Kirkby

Director and Vice Chair of Friends of Parkinson's Park CIC, Chair of Aireborough Neighbourhood Forum and Facilitator of Inskip One-Name Study. Has a degree in Local History (University of Cambridge), and Economics (University of Leeds). Now retired after a career as a Business Analyst and Advisor.
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