Golcar Lily Day 2012 will be held on 12th May
Planning is now underway for the next event. Anybody who would like to be involved can contact the group through the Volunteers page on the right.
"Big Lilies" meetings and "Little Lilies" meetings are now running and various ideas for the 2012 event are being discussed. Everybody is welcome at the Big Lilies meetings and the next one is on February 21st at St John's Church.
The Golcar Lily Group is also planning a celebration of the Queen's Jubilee on June 2nd 2012. To be involved contact the group via the volunteers page.
Golcar Lily Day 2011 took place on the weekend starting Friday 13th May and once again was a great success. The festivities are over for another year but many of the participating organisations will carry on with their normal activities.
Colne Valley Museum will be open on weekends and bank holidays Chapel Ash with displays and special events
Local churches including the Baptists, Providence Methodists and St John's will be putting on their own events and holding their regular services while Golcar Brewery on Swallow Lane continues to make artisan beers.
On Town End Renaissance2 stocks their range of local souvenirs, greetings cards and pictures and privides a bespoke picture framing service. They also stock their new range of "Lily Pickles of Holmfirth" traditional pickles and chutneys and also the new range of Suma organic and Fairtrade herbs and spices. The Suma range is expanding to include pasta, rice, chocolate confectionery and a range of gluten free foodstuffs.
Golcar's local butcher M & V Thewlis continues their sale of pies, pasties, quality meats and Golcar Lily sausages.
Roz Roberts provided sampler treatments in the Community Centre on the day and continues to offer holistic massage, see her advert here
The Community Centre is home to Golcar Scout Group throughout the year. The group celebrated its 60th Anniversary this year with a ceremony at the Community Centre on 23rd July.
Also in the Community Centre on Lily Day Diane Challenger tok 100 tiles, coasters and spinners for visitors to paint and every one was used! Diane's work can be seen at Renaissance2 on Town End as can paintings by Andrew Jenkins who also entertained visitors in the Community Centre with his painting workshops.