The Jubilee Party in the Park 2012 was a huge hit today (13 May 2012) from Valley Gardens in Harrogate.
The free event was coordinated by Girlguiding North Yorkshire West, hosted by Stray FM with sound by FTAV. The afternoon will saw performances by talented local bands including:
- The Dukes of Bevington
- The Tickets, The Specs
- Dark Days of December to date
Community groups and charities from the area also had stands promoting their work and raising funds for current projects, additionally there was a collection for the Mayor of Harrogate’s charities. Her Majesty The Queen as the Patron of both The Scout Association and Girlguiding UK, Girlguiding North Yorkshire West County Commissioner, Sue Mackay said:
It seemed appropriate that we provide an opportunity not only for Guiding and Scouting, but for Harrogate as a whole to come together with local groups and showcase up and coming talent to start our Jubilee Celebrations.
Girlguiding North Yorkshire West covers the Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Skipton and Settle areas and offers regular opportunities to almost 2,800 members between the ages of 5 and 26 provided by volunteer Leaders.