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Celebrating the Decades of the Queen’s Reign

As with the national Jubilee Pageant, the Parkinson’s Park Big Jubilee Picnic celebrated the different decades of the Queen’s 70 year Reign. Instead of a pageant we chose to do it via the Corgi Trail around seven of the entrances, … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Park’s Jubilee Tree – The Stories

At the heart of our Big Jubilee Picnic was the dedication of the Jubilee Tree to the Queen’s Green Canopy and the special story we commissioned by writer Irene Lofthouse about the history of the Park, its people and its … Continue reading

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Jubilee Food For Sharing

The Big Jubilee Picnic in Parkinson’s Park is part of the Eden Project’s Nationwide Big Jubilee Lunch to celebrate neighbourhoods as part of the official celebrations for HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. We’ll all be joining millions of people across … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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LETS CELEBRATE THE GOOD TIMES – 1952 – 2022

The run up to Jubilee has started in the Park, and elsewhere. Yesterday, 21st May, Guiseley Lights installed the Jubilee display at the cross in Towngate, and the Natter Bench in the Park was yarnbombed by the clever Ladies of … Continue reading

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PARK JUBILEE LITTER PICK – SUNDAY 29TH MAY 10.30 AM – 12 NOON

To get the Park Jubilee Picnic ready, we are having a litter pick and Park tidy, next Sunday, 29 May, from 10.30am. Come along and help ‘dig’ out the litter from all the more hidden places, and around the benches. … Continue reading

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BRADFORD WRITER CREATES STORY FOR THE JUBILEE TREE IN PARKINSON’S PARK

We are very pleased to announce that Bradford Writer Irene Lofthouse, will be our Storyteller at the dedication of the Jubilee Tree at The Big Jubilee Picnic on 3rd June 2022. Irene is creating an original story to tell about … Continue reading

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LET’S CREATE JUBILEE- ADD YOUR TRIBUTE TO THE QUEEN TO THE CELEBRATION TREE

Time to create some happiness. Jubilee is approaching and it was good to see the Queen looking happy this week at the start of the Platinum Jubilee events. As is now the custom, the Park’s Celebration Tree will be decorated, … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING THE BIG JUBILEE PICNIC

Announcing our Queen’s Jubilee Picnic Event for the June Jubilee Weekend. One of nationwide Big Jubilee Lunch community sharing events promoted by the Eden Project. Come along dressed in one of the 7 decades of the Queen’s Reign. Bring your … Continue reading

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Update to 2022 Event Calendar

Friends of Parkinson’s Park have updated their Event Calendar. Easter – we’ll be decorating the celebration tree with an Easter theme. Please add your own decorations at anytime over the holiday period from Maundy Thursday 14th April. Queen’s Jubilee – we are part … Continue reading

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