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Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

The Archbishop of York opened the Palace Gardens to the public on the occasion of Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee on Saturday 2nd June 2012.

A local gala was held in the afternoon for families with lots of stalls, food and a licensed bar. In the evening, tickets were sold out for the ‘Party at the Palace’ event with performances from the Goosehorns, Riding Lights Theatre Company, Shepherd Homes Brass Band and lots of local artists.



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