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
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.
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.
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?
Volunteers at the Platinum Jubilee
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
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
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!
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
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: email@example.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.