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The official Yorkshire Day Civic Celebration
August 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm£55
THIS EVENT IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE JOIN HERE.
A very special occassion when all the Lord Mayors, Mayors, Civic Leaders and VIPs of Yorkshire gather together to celebrate Yorkshire’s ‘national’ day. This year, in Keighley, hosted by Keighley Town Council.
Get ready to get dressed up an enjoy one of the outstanding events of the Yorkshire year!
“We are honoured that Keighley has been selected by The Yorkshire Society to host the 2022 Yorkshire Day civic celebration event. Here in Keighley we celebrate all that is Yorkshire and to host Yorkshire Day on behalf of the county is amazing! Keighley is a truly diverse community with lots to offer and we look forward to showcasing the town, and it’s wonderful community, at its absolute best.”
Keighley Town Mayor, Cllr Luke Maunsell
DETAILS OF THE EVENT
Preparations are well under way for Yorkshire Day’s centre piece which will be complemented by a number of other public activities and events around the town during the weekend before and Yorkshire day itsef, Monday, 1st August.
First, we set of from Oxenhope Station aboard a special chartered steam train from Keighley & Worth Valley Railway and enjoy a delicious breakfast.
Arriving at Keighley Station. we will be met by military band and chearleaders then all make the traditional civic procession through the streets of Keighley, past the flags, bunting and crowds who have come to watch, to Keighley Shared Church.
At the church, a multi faith thanksgiving service will be held.
Following the church service everyone will be transpoterd by (hopefully) vintage buses to Riddlesden Hall – a stunning National Trust property, for the formal civic lunch, speeches and entertainment.
ORDER OF EVENT:
8.30am Arrival at Oxenhope Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Station
9.15am Guests to board steam train for Breakfast Reception
10.00am Train to arrive at Keighley Train Station. Photo opportunity on the platform
10.30am Civic Procession (parade) through Keighley Town centre departs
11.15am Parade to arrive at Keighley Shared Church
11.30am Yorkshire Day Church Service
12.00pm Buses to transport guests to East Riddlesden Hall, National Trust
1.15pm Lunch to be served – featuring the best local and Yorkshire produce.
4.30pm Option to have a private tour of East Riddlesden Hall
And what a menu we have in store:
For more details of Yorkshire Day please visit this page.
Yorkshire’s Lord Mayors, Mayors, Civic Leaders and VIPs will receive invitations directly from Keighley Town Council in due course.
Only members of The Yorkshire Society are able to attend from the general public. To reserve a place please write to firstname.lastname@example.org Ticket price will be £55pp. Numbers are limited and tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Payments for tickets will be made direct to Keighley Town Council.
DEADLINE FOR TICKET ORDERS IS 27TH JUNE 2022