Sunday 19 May - Bandstand Concert 2-4 pm - A varied and exciting repertoire from the Yorkshire Brass Quintet
Thursday 30 May - CCPCG AGM & Monthly Meeting - 7 pm in the Café in the Park. Hear the latest about the Medieval Day and the new Play Area plus exciting plans for other events in 2013.
Sunday 9 June - Bandstand Concert 2-4 pm - the Dixielanders
Sunday 30 June - Bandstand Concert 2-4 pm - Hurricane Blue
Medieval Day - Sunday 7 July. A fun event that celebrates the Park's mock medieval design. There will an exciting 'Tug Of War Tournament' in the Dark Lane area of the Park with teams competing in junior and senior heats, You can look for your family's Coat Of Arms on 'Heraldic Hill', be dazzled by Merlin the magician or throw wet sponges at the knave in the stocks! The brave can take part in a Dragon Hunt! In the 'Garden Of Life' you can enjoy the tales of our medieval storyteller (a.m. only) whilst in Cliffe Castle Cafe there is an exhibition of medieval themed art has been arranged by Keighley Art Group. Why not take part in our free 'Shield Making Workshop'?.
In the afternoon there will be a Children's Medieval Fancy Dress Competition.
'MyPlace' will be on hand to answer your questions on the recent work they have been doing with schools in the Park. Will they have discovered any medieval ruins?
Also, for one day only Ye Olde Plant Shoppe will offer many delights to buy for your garden.
Cliffe Castle Park Conservation Group are working very hard to add even more events to this already magnificent line up. We hope you can come, if you do why not get into the medieval spirit and wear a medieval costume.'We darest thee!'
Sunday 21 July - Bandstand Concert 2-4 pm - Hot Aire Concert Band
Tuesday 30 July - Teddy Bear' Picnic- Fun and games for young and old, storytelling and art from the Library Folk plus cuddly bears and other prizes to win for all.
THE AIREDO - This popular music festival takes place over Saturday 3rd and Sunday August 4th. Saturday this year will be a ticketed event, Sunday (known as family day) will still be free. Cliffe Castle Park Conservation Group are working with Keighley Town Council to expand the event beyond the bandstand area. We hope to have acts performing in the cafe and in other parts of the Park. Details tbc.
Sunday 11 August - Bandstand Concert 2-4 pm - Her Jens Oompah Band
COMING SOON - details of Keighley Festival Opening in the Park
Saturday 16 March - The Big Dig. Volunteers and members of Cliffe Castle Park Conservation Group tidied up and pruned shrubs in the Beechcliffe Enclosure as well as planting foxgloves as part of the national Big Dig event. The Big Dig
Keighley BigK Run/Walk - Sunday 10 March supported the Sue Ryder charity passing through some of Keighley's historic places, including Cliffe Castle Park. For more details visit Keighley BigK Run/Walk
Keighley & Craven Cross Country events in the Park Their Open Cross Challenge is an Open Age opportunity to join in. For more details visit www.kcac.co.uk
A historic Victorian path through the edge of Moorhouse Wood has been uncovered after two days’ effort by members of a working party organised by Chris Ward from JAMES (KVC) & Rachel Deadman from BEES, supported by members of the CCPCG. It is an example of early asphalt path edged with stone and is shown on the old maps of the area within the grounds of Henry Butterfield’s estate.
CHRISTMAS at the CASTLE - on Sunday December 9th in Cliffe Castle Coffee Lounge children had fun making decorations THEN, back by popular demand, Bingley Hand Bell Ringers gave a free Christmas Concert
On Sunday 23 September Members of SANGAT, KAWACC, the Italian Citizens of the Third Age, the Ukranian Centre and CCPCG held a Jubilee Celebration of Food. There was a tempting array of food from some of Keighley's outstanding Communities plus handicrafts and other attractions. The event was funded by the Keighley Local Area Committee
Sat/Sun 8/9 September Keighley Heritage Weekend On Saturday CCPCG members led History Walks in the Park. On Sunday afternoon, the Loose Connexion Jazz Quinteet performed on the Bandstand.
At The Teddy Bears' Picnic on Tuesday 24 July there was free fun for all the family provided by Keighley Library and the Conservation Group.
On Sat/Sun 28 & 29 July The Aire Do included the Keighley Jubilee Carnival Parade, chart-topping bands, acoustic Marquee, Jam Radio Marquee, food, fun, children's rides, fortune telling, fancy dress and stalls!
Sunday 10 June - Bandstand Concert - Baildon Ukulele Club
Friday 8 June - A Bat Walk led by Ian Butterfield of West Yorkshire Bat Group saw Pipistrelles in the Park. Ian will be back in 2013.
Friday 14 February - The Musicians Centre, Keighley planted a tree in Cliffe Castle Park as their gift to the planet.
On SUNDAY 25 MARCH - A VICTORIAN TEA PARTY was held in the Museum conservatory.