THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 28/05/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Leyburn Arts and Community Centre (The Old School House)

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LEYBURN ARTS AND COMMUNITY CENTRE INVITE YOU TO 

THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS

Friday 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May 2022  |  Outdoors if the weather is nice – Indoors if it is wet!

A wide variety of FREE entry events to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Click here to see full details.

Refreshments will be available throughout the weekend.

This community celebration event has been kindly supported by Richmondshire District Council’s Jubilee Fund, Leyburn Town Council and our many volunteers and performers taking part over the weekend of events – Thank you.

 

The Festival begins on Friday evening with a special screening of The Queen starring Helen Mirren in one of her most famous roles. Usual cinema prices, £6 & £5 for concessions, but includes complimentary sandwiches and cake.
Saturday’s events include performances by Janet Seymour’s School of Theatre and Dance, Yoredale Strummers Ukulele Group and Leyburn Band. Leyburn Amateur Dramatic Society present ‘The Jewels in the Crown’ written especially for the celebrations by Anthony Scully.

Saturday finishes with a special concert performed by members of BlueBoxt Creative and Performing Arts. Decades – A Musical Celebration takes a look at some of the key moments and popular hits that form the backdrop to the Queen’s historic 70-year reign.

On Sunday 29th there will be presentations by The Dales Community Pop Choir, Joan Danvers’ Sequence Dancing, BlueBoxt’s young performers, Colin Bailey and other guest musicians throughout the weekend.

To celebrate the official opening of the Jubilee Orchard, there will be a tree planting and opening ceremony. Prizegiving for the Jubilee Primary Schools Art Competition will be followed by afternoon tea to end what promises to be an enjoyable and memorable celebration.

SATURDAY 28TH MAY, 10.00AM to 4.00PM
(performance times subject to change)

DANCE: Janet Seymour’s School of Theatre and Dance, Timings TBC
Students will showcase their current repertoire.

DRAMA: LADS (Leyburn Amateur Dramatic Society), 12.00PM
LADS present ‘The Jewels in the Crown’ written especially for the celebrations by Anthony Scully.

MUSIC: Yoredale Strummers Ukulele Group, 12.45PM
A group of Strummers who raise money for local good causes and regularly entertain audiences around North Yorkshire.
Enjoy a selection of well know songs that will have you singing along.

MUSIC: Leyburn Band, 2.00PM

Leyburn Band presents a selection of favourites from their 2022 concert and events programme.
The performance will be followed by tea and cake!

MUSIC: BlueBoxt Creative and Performing Arts, various times.
There will be performances from members of the Play Record Perform project and Colin Bailey throughout the day.

SATURDAY 28TH MAY, 7.30PM (AUDITORIUM) – FREE EVENT 
Cafe/ Bar open from 6.30pm
PLEASE NOTE: There is no reserved seating for this performance and seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

BlueBoxt Creative and Performing Arts

DECADES – A MUSICAL CELEBRATION

Young creatives supported by Colin Bailey, Mick Yare and David Dore present
a selection of popular hits and the key moments that form the backdrop to the Queen’s historic 70-year reign.

Featuring hits such as; Rock Around The Clock, Rocketman, Let it Be and many more!

Leyburn Arts & Community Centre

The Old School House, Richmond Rd, Leyburn DL8 5DL

Booking Information at:

What’s On (leyburnartscentre.com)

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