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Party at the Palace in Celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday

Wednesday 20th April 2016

In celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday, St Leonard's Hospice are delighted to invite you to join us on Saturday, the 11th June for a fantastic family summer night out set in the beautiful grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace, home to the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.

The gates will open at 2.00pm, so come along and bring your picnic and bottle of bubbly and join in the Queen’s Birthday celebrations.  There will be something for everyone.

The Shepherd Group Concert Band will begin the afternoon’s entertainment and will soon have you tapping your feet and in the party mood.  Whatever your taste in music, you’ll love what we have in store – HUGE, The Grand Old Ukes of York, Adrian Lee-Stokes and his band, just to mention a few – and of course, as evening falls the amazing Shepherd Group Senior Band will bring the evening to a close with a proms style finale and a spectacular firework display finishing around 10.00pm.

Children from Archbishop of York Junior School will be paying their own tribute to Her Majesty with performances throughout the day.

Admission is by ticket only. Early Bird tickets are available up to 30th April at a discounted price of £15 for adults.

Tickets are priced:

£20.00 Adults, £5 Under 12’s. Under 5’s go free.

This is an outdoor event with no seating or cover provided and will go ahead whatever the weather. Please feel free to bring along your own chairs or a picnic blanket, together with your own food and drink – plastic cups only!  Hot food will be available and a bar selling beers, wines and soft drinks.

Please note for everyone’s comfort and safety:

Barbecues, open fires, garden flares, windbreaks, gazebo or tented structures are not allowed.

For tickets go to:


For more information contact:

Judy Wilson, Events Fundraiser

St Leonard’s Hospice, 185 Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1GL


Tel: 01904 777777

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