10 Yorkshire events celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

York Spring Fair & Food Festival

York Spring Fair & Food Festival - Credit: York Spring Fair & Food Festival

On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth.

To celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, events and initiatives will take place across the United Kingdom throughout the year, culminating in a four day UK bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June 2022.

York Spring Fair & Food Festival
27th May - 5th June
York Spring Fair & Food Festival will be returning for a second year to York Racecourse in May, the organisers announced today, and looks set to be THE place to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in the city, with 10 days of funfair, food and entertainment planned including the lighting of York’s Jubilee Beacon.
York Racecourse

Humber Platinum Jubilee Flotilla
2nd June
The Humber Estuary will provide the stage for a spectacular celebration to mark this year’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. A flotilla of 70 vessels which will set sail on the evening of Thursday 2, June the official date of the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty’s coronation, from Hull Marina and sailing to the Humber Bridge as a prelude to the lighting of the Hessle Town Council Beacon.
Humber Estuary/Hull

Ingleton Village Celebrations
2nd - 5th June
Ingleton Rural Community Association have organised a large programme of events of the four day weekend, including; Big screen televised Trooping the Colour Ceremony, Village Picnic, Platinum Pageant parade and a A Service of Thanksgiving event.

River Ouse Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea Cruise 
2nd - 5th June
Enjoy a delightful ninety-minute cruise towards the grand Bishopthorpe Palace, while passing some of York's landmarks with afternoon tea, complementary fizz, a York Gin gift set worth £18 and a Queen Quiz.
King's Staith Landing, York

Masham Jubilee
3rd - 4th June
Friday hosts a grand parade of floats lead by the town Cryer and Reeth brass band, with a local acoustic band playing on the market place and fireworks in the evening.
On Saturday, you can view a photographic displays in the church, a choral concert in the afternoon and in the evening, a Masham’s Got Talent variety show in the town hall.
Masham town centre

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea Party
3rd June
Guest vintage singers Christopher and the Robins will be providing live music and entertainment in the ballroom at Hetty & Betty, where you will be served Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea.
Hetty and Betty, Whitby

Beverley Platinum Jubilee Celebration
3rd  June
The Platinum Jubilee Proms kicks off proceedings in the historic Saturday Market area on Friday 3rd June,  followed by the Platinum Jubilee Pageant with the finest street artists, theatres, dancers and music. Then Flemingate plays host to The Platinum Party, with a variety of acts from 10am-8pm.
Beverley town centre

Jane McDonald and special guests
4th June
Yorkshire's very own singing star Jane McDonald will light up Scarborough Open Air Theatre in 2022 when she headlines a special concert to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Scarborough Open Air Theatre

The Great British Show Off
4th June
Celebrate the ‘very best of British’ from television and soaps, to music and dance with tributes to Fawlty Towers, Keeping Up Appearances, Doctor Who, Adele, Elton John and The Spice Girls
Whitby Pavilion

Middleton Park Platinum Jubilee Extravaganza
5th June
A celebration of 70 years of Queen’s Speeches through music and dance, incorporating everything from classical Indian dance to old-fashioned hopscotch, featuring the Balbir Singh Dance Company, Hamara and Tetley dance groups and the  Corpus Christi Brass Band 
Middleton Park, Leeds

As Her Majesty celebrates her record-breaking reign we have delved into our archives to create a tribute to her life and 70 years of service. Filled with photos and history, Our Queen's Platinum Reign is a magazine we hope readers will treasure for years to come. This special souvenir is available to preorder with £2 off the £9.99 cover price. To find out more, go online to www.gblshop.co.uk/jubilee