Green Croft Arts is a not for profit organisation, offering arts, culture and wellbeing activities to visitors and rural communities on the Northumberland / Cumbria border. We are based in Gilsland, a village which sits on the line of Hadrian’s Wall. Together with the 3 parish councils of Thirlwall, Nether & Upper Denton and Waterhead, Gilsland School, Gilsland Village Hall and many of the local businesses in the area are planning various FREE activities over the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend.
End of May
FREE Lantern making for families, either pick up a lantern pack to make at home or a workshop with Amanda Drago at The Village Hall.
Thursday 02 June 2022
7:00 – 7:30pm Free Swing Dance workshop led by The House Of The Black Gardenia at Gilsland Village Hall.
7:30 – 9:00pm FREE concert. Swing dance band House Of The Black Gardenia playing music from the 50’s to today.
9:00 – 9:30pm Community Lantern Parade from Gilsland Village Hall to the Beacon on Hadrian’s Wall
9:35pm Piper plays Diu Regnare
9:40pm Brass section from House of The Black Gardenia’s play Majesty.
9:45pm Beacon lighting
10:00pm Choir sing A Song For The Commonwealth & fireworks
Saturday 4th June
Family picnic at Gilsland School grounds.
Games, entertainment and family craft workshops
“Old School” Disco at Gilsland Village Hall