Dancing Through The Decades Jubilee

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Kirkby Lonsdale

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is taking place this Summer, Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5thJune, and Kirkby Lonsdale will be Dancing Through The Decades in celebration of Her Majesty’s 70 year-long reign. Join in with music and dance to unite our community, jiving and boogieing with everyone in Kirkby Lonsdale!

Find out how you can get involved and view the full programme below.

Platinum Jubilee Programme


Platinum Jubilee Programme

Platinum Jubilee Programme

Kirkby Lonsdale CIC have been working with the local community to put on a fantastic town event for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this Summer, Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5thJune. Browse the full programme of town-wide events here.

Dancing Through The Decades Jubilee Programme

Jubilee Dance Programme

Kirkby Lonsdale CIC are pleased to put on Dancing Through The Decades, an exciting weekend of dance performances, demos and workshops in celebration of Her Majesty and free for the community! Find out more about the Jubilee Dance Programme here.

jubilee kids programme

Kids Programme

There is loads to do for Kids over the Platinum Jubilee weekend! From Games in the Park on Friday 3rd June to dance workshops and a Teddy Bear’s Picnic on Saturday 4th June – find out more here.

How Can You Get Involved?

Jubilee Volunteer With Us

Volunteers at the Platinum Jubilee

We need you to help make the Platinum Jubilee community event happen! We need volunteers before, during and after the event to make sure everyone has the best experience possible and to keep our town safe. Find out more about the Jubilee celebrations here.  

Jubilee Flower Project

We want to decorate the Monument and TSB building with purple, white and yellow flowers for the Jubilee weekend and we need your help to do it! The Project will include family friendly flower growing and making workshops, in visual celebration of our community’s culture and heritage. Find out more and get involved here.

dress your decade jubilee

Dress your decade

Join in by dressing up in the fashions of your favourite decade! Whether it’s a 50’s poodle skirt, a 60s inspired shift dress, 70s flares, or even some 90s grunge just go for it! There’s no need to buy anything new simply: Re-use, Borrow and Recycle.

Share photos via our social media pages: @KirkbyLonsdaleTown @KirkbyLonsdale.info

through the arches window competition Jubilee

“Through The Arches” Window Competition

Chamber of Trade are running a best shop window competition: different decades will appear in the shop windows with an abundance of arches too. Get involved and vote for your favourite “Through The Arches” shop window!  

street parties square jubilee

Street parties

Organise your own street party during the Jubilee Weekend! Contact South Lakeland District Council at least three weeks in advance, or earlier for larger scale events. More information on the Street Party website.

green canopy saplings jubilee

Green Canopy Saplings

Rotary Club of Lunesdale take up the challenge of increasing the green canopy. The Rotary Club of Lunesdale will be enhancing the “Green Canopy” by giving away 100+ tree saplings to community groups to be planted throughout the Lune Valley.

Contact John Clare to enquire about a sapling: john_clare@btinternet.com

Kirkby Lonsdale Archive

The Kirkby Lonsdale Archive have kindly given us permission to use many historic images of Kirkby Lonsdale in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. You can browse more photos on their website.

More to come…

There is still lots more in the pipeline, so keep an eye out on our social media accounts to find out more:

Instagram: @KirkbyLonsdale.info

Facebook: @KirkbyLonsdaleTown


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