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   Queens 90th Birthday Celebrations - APPLY FOR FUNDING TO HOLD YOUR OWN EVENT!!!    18 April, 2016

The official Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration weekend will be on the 10th and 11th of June 2016. Residents of Keighley parish who would like to hold a public event to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's official 90th birthday in June, are invited to apply for funds.

Keighley Town Council's Events and Leisure Committee has allocated £1,500 to be distributed locally.

Individuals, schools, and voluntary groups intending to hold inclusive, public, celebratory events can now put their plans forward to the council to be considered for a share of the funding which could be anything from a Queen's birthday lunch to a larger event which is public and inclusive.

The closing date for applications is Friday 20th May 2016.

Please email [email protected] for more information.

 More funding……from City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council – Department of Environment and Sport: 

Special round of Community Chest; up to £100 for projects and events for the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration 

Bradford Council are inviting applications from organisations wanting to run projects or events that will take place around the month of June which demonstrate a clear link to the celebration of the Queen's Birthday and actively benefit local residents.

Applications will need to be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 6th  May 2016

Please see below covering letter and application form. Examples of what will and will not be funded can be found in the ‘Criteria for Applications’ on the final page of the application form.

Community Chest Application Form Letter

Community Chest Application Form

Please note - this is a special round of the Community Chest specifically for events relating to the Queens 90th Birthday Celebration, and will be held in addition to the usual two rounds, the deadlines of which are yet to be finalised but will be around June 2016 and November 2016. Application forms will be sent out once these dates are agreed.

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