Fri 11th September 2020

12 noon

The Start

A welcome from the North York Moors National Park.

The Festival will be announced  open by Minster FM  BEN FRY -town crier , who announced Ellie Goulding had arrived for her wedding into York Minster

Gather in the market place to be part of the very first World Jam Festival and meet the Mad Hatter and his  entourage . A perfect photo opportunity for our Steam Punk friends. Enjoy lunch in town then head up the Helmsley Walled Garden .Time to enjoy a jam infused on the way from Ryeburn Ice cream Parlour

14.00 to 16:00

Tea Duelling Competitions

You dunk a biscuit in your tea and try to hold it upright but very still. First biscuit to crumble loses! Duels start every hour on the hour

12 to 3.30

Friday Market Day

A selection of market stalls selling a variety of goods .

14.00 on wards

Time to enjoy Afternoon Tea with the Mad Hatter

The Feathers Hotel In the Market Square has been nominated by the Mad Hatter as his favourite place to enjoy afternoon tea. Plenty of photo opportunities here

All day

Helmsley Windows

Shops and businesses around Helmsley are creating  a window display trail for you to enjoy

Sat 12th September 2020

10:30 to 12:00- time may change

Swimming event at Helmsley Heated Open Air Lido

An event at Helmsley Swimming Pool to find the Best Dressed Steam Punk Swimming Outfit. Enjoy this newly refurbished lido.Spectators welcome . Numbers are limited so need to buy tickets via Eventbrite

Throughout the day

Helmsley Market Square

Performance by members of the Helmsley Arts Centre performers of the 1812 theatre

13.00

Judging of the costumes in Helmsley Walled Garden

With prizes for best dressed adult and best dressed child. Prizes for both  Steam Punk and  also prizes with the Alice In Wonderland characters

14:00

Jam Awards Winners Announced

Official announcement of the winners of The World Jam Awards.

Evening Time to be confirmed

Event at Helmsley Arts Centre

Special event at Helmsley Arts Centre. Ticketed event .

Afternoon Tea with the Mad Hatter

The Feathers Hotel in Helmsley

The Feathers Hotel In the Market Square has been nominated by the Mad Hatter as his favourite place to enjoy afternoon tea. Plenty of photo opportunities here

Tea Cup Trail

Around Helmsley

Shops and businesses around Helmsley are creating  a window display  trail for you to enjoy

Croquet with Helmsley Scouts

Helmsley Walled Garden

Sun 13th September 2020

10:30 to 12:00

Swimming event at Helmsley Swimming Pool

An event at Helmsley Swimming Pool to find the Best Dressed Steam Punk Swimming Outfit. Enjoy this newly refurbished lido.Spectators welcome . Numbers are limited so need to buy tickets via Eventbrite

11-11.30am Jam Festival Service with Rev. Tim Robinson

Helmsley Walled Garden

A short thanksgiving service for the fruits of the garden and hedgerows .For nature, the flora and the fauna

13:00 to 14:00

Brass Band In Helmsley Walled Garden

Meet the characters and enjoy Brass Band in Helmsley Walled Garden

Around Helmsley

Window Trail

Shops and businesses around Helmsley are creating  a window display  trail for you to enjoy

Croquet with Helmsley Scouts

Helmsley Walled Garden