PLATINUM JUBILEE: PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR MASHAMSHIRE

THURSDAY 2ND JUNE

  • 10am – Five a Side Football – come and support our local teams on the MUGA
  • 2.30pm – Tug of War – 6 a side fun on the Recreation Ground
  • Snooker – knock out competition, interested in playing call Chris on 07591399078 for more info.
  • Lawn Bowls – knock out competition call MCO for more info 01765 680200 Masham Bowling Club
  • Quoits – knock out competition call MCO for more info 01765 680200 Fearby Quoits Pitch
  • 2pm – Proclamation – hear the Jubilee Proclamation from John Todd, Town Crier on Masham Market Place Cross
  • Church Flower Display – all day at St Mary’s Church
  • 7.30pm – Church Bells Ring – a celebratory ring of Church Bells at St Mary’s Church
  • 9.40pm – Lighting of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons – bugle call to fanfare
  • 9.45pm – Lighting of the beacon at Roomer Common

FRIDAY 3RD JUNE

  • 1pm – Parade of Floats led by Reeth Brass Band – leaving from I’Ansons Mill, circling Masham. Come and enjoy the music
  • 2pm – Fancy Dress Judging – prizes for ‘best’ 5yrs and under, 6yrs-10yrs, up to 16yrs, adults on Masham Market Place
  • 3pm – BYO BBQ on the Square – bring your own food and BBQ with friends on the square (dedicated veggie & gluten free BBQs available) please bring a chair on Masham Market Place
  • 7.30pm – Band on the Square – come and join us listen to this local popular band ‘The Doubtful Bottle’ on Masham Market Place
  • 10pm – Fireworks – what every celebration needs at St Mary’s Church yard to be viewed from the Market Place

SATURDAY 4TH JUNE

  • 10am – Children’s Royal Crafts – craft a crown with Rev Sian Lawton at St Mary’s Church
  • 3pm – Afternoon Tea – enjoy a tasty light bite with a glass of fizz before the choir concert at St Mary’s Church (£10)
  • Jubilee Choir Concert – come and enjoy music from members of Masham Musical Society, Singing for Fun and St Mary’s Choir (£5)
  • 7.30pm – Jubilee Evening Concert – opens to all local talent …. singers, musicians, comedians and sketch performers! Contact Ian Johnson (0752163111) if you’d like to take part. Masham Town Hall tickets £5 available from MCO 01765 680200

SUNDAY 5TH JUNE

  • 10am – Royal Peal of Bells – honoring the Queen in her Platinum Jubilee Year at St Mary’s Church
  • 10.45am – Service of Thanksgiving or Her Majesty The Queen – she came to the throne on 6th February 1952 aged just 25, she is the longest serving living monarch
  • 12noon – The Great get Together – bring your own food and share at this community luncheon, tables and chairs will be provided

There will be children’s activities throughout the weekend, the Women’s Institute will be dressing the Well and there will be competitions for best dressed shop window, house and Market stall. For more information or to get involved contact Mashamshire Community Office 01765 680200 email: ifo@visitmasham.com