Castleton Garland 2022: Monday May 30 6.30pm
After an absence of 2 years this traditional event is back but on the 30th May this year. For more details of the history and description of the event click here
Castleton Celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
- An Evening of Fun and Entertainment: Saturday June 4th at the Village Hall at 7.30pm.
- Afternoon Tea: Sunday June 5th at the Village Hall at 2pm. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, cakes and nibbles will be served from approx. 2pm to 4pm. Also fun activities including a quiz, “Crown Making” craft activity, and a Jubilee related exhibition by Castleton Historical Society.
You can contribute to celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Castleton
Have you souvenirs or photos of past jubilee celebrations, especially any which happened in Castleton? Your memories, stories, photos or souvenirs would be really interesting to see or hear about. If you would like to contribute to a collection of memorabilia, please contact Steve and Helen Hayes 07746287606 / 07517444397. Any original photos would be scanned or photographed and returned.
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Households facing financial hardship can now apply to the Household Support Fund for help towards their food and essential living costs.
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Castleton Garland 2020
We were in lockdown but the music went on.
Click on the photo to hear the band
In Castleton, Friday 29th May is Garland day – an ancient ceremony that is thriving and now known throughout the country after the documentary Britain by Bike – Peak District.
The Castleton Silver Band play the Garland Tune many times each year. Covid-19 has not stopped that, although there is no marching in this version. Also there is no rain (a regular visitor to the ceremony). There have been contributions from the Senior Band, the Training Band (and some toddlers who will be joining us before too long). All of the contributions are included. Follow this link for Garland in Lockdown … and enjoy.
Thank you. John Whitfield
Castleton Garland ceremony cancelled for the first time since WW1. Read more here