The 2016 Kilburn Feast Was Very Successful

The Charity Quiz on the Friday evening was a sell-out and was enjoyed by all.   Herriot Hospice Homecare was the winner taking away £250.

Sadly, the Saturday afternoon picnic at High Kilburn had to be cancelled because of the weather.  However, undaunted, 19 teams set off on foot competing in a Treasure Hunt around Kilburn – well done the Miles family for winning again this year.

Saturday evening saw record numbers in the Square and in the Forresters Arms watching and participating in a traditional quoits competition and the famous Mouse Derby and enjoying a tasty Hog Roast.

Sunday afternoon attracted 297 runners, the highest number ever, in the renowned 7-mile Kilburn Road Race.  The results can be viewed elsewhere on this website. Hundreds and hundreds of people, including many families, enjoyed the circus clowns, games, a huge bouncy castle, live music, raffles and stalls overflowing the village square.  Late afternoon, following a well-attended open air church service, dozens of villagers and visitors watched the Duck Race on the village beck and the famous Lord Mayor and "Lady" Mayoress parade; a tradition dating back many years.  The Lord Mayor, appointed for just one day, toured the village in a top hat and sash of office, accompanied by the “Lady” Mayoress (a young man in female clothing and makeup).  Proclaiming his authority, he inflicted a record number of small fines on householders and visitors alike for any misdemeanour, real or invented.

The Feast raised a near record sum of money of over £5,000. 

The Feast has or will be making donations to the following local charities and good causes; Yorkshire Air Ambulance, The Friarage Hospital’s MRI scanner appeal, Herriot Hospice Homecare, Thirsk Rotary, Cold Kirby Institute, Kilburn Institute and to assist in the urgent restoration of Kilburn’s Village Square

The Feast website, www.KilburnFeast.uk was visited 2,400 times in four weeks leading up to the Feast.

The Friends of the Kilburn Feast thank the generous support and help given by many individuals and businesses that were key to this year’s success.

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We thank our sponsors who generously have given significant sums of money and/or gifts to the Kilburn Feast.

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Kilburn Feast

The Forresters Arms Hotel

Robert Thompson’s Craftsmen Ltd

The Great Yorkshire Show

The Yorkshire Gliding Club

Helmsley Brewery

A Little Luxury, South Kilvington

York and Ossett Breweries

Secret Garden Salon, Derbyshire

Yorkshire Outdoors

Ripon, Thirsk and Wetherby Racecourses

York Boat Hire

Tescos

Wensleydale Creamery

Ossett Brewery


RJS Estates

Jasmine Cottage

Wren furniture

June Matthews

Sowerby Music

Keith Lewis

Carlton Inn

Lewis and Cooper

Castle Howard

Betty’s of York

Sykes Butchers

Taylors of Pickering

Nunnington Hall

Podfit

Jacky & Mike Owens

Vencomatic Poultry UK Ltd

Helperby Nursery

Yorkshire Landscapes

Watkins and Wright

Helmsley Walled Garden

Thirsk & Northallerton Golf Club

Duncombe Park ICBP

National Trust

Monks Farm

Castle Howard

Abbey Tea Room


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