Platinum Jubilee: The celebrations planned across Berkshire

PLATINUM Jubilee celebrations are finally here and there are plenty of events taking place across Berkshire.

Many parties have been planned for residents to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee this year over the bank holiday weekend from June 2 to June 5.

Here’s a list of what’s on the calendar across the county:

 

ROYAL BOROUGH

Thursday, June 2 – Windsor Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting and Fireworks (Long Walk)

Friday, June 3 – Jubilee Concert in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

Saturday, June 4 – Jubilee Picnic in the Park (Long Walk)

Saturday, June 4 – Lovely Jub(i)lee Outdoor Extravaganza (Norden Farm) from midday until 4pm.

Sunday, June 5 – Windsor’s Big Lunch (Long Walk)

 

SLOUGH

Saturday, June 4 – Town Square Street Party (Slough High Street) from midday until 4pm.

Friday, June 3 – The Ivers Platinum Jubilee Picnic (Iver Recreation Ground from midday until 4pm. Thre’ll be a live DJ, giant outdoor games, a princess appearance, ferret racing and more.

Sunday, June 5 – The Big Jubilee Lunch (St Mary’s Churchyard) from midday to 4pm. There will be live music, children’s entertainment, an art exhibition and a vintage cinema bus.

Sunday, June 5 – Interfaith street party (Britwell Community Centre) from 12.30pm to 5.30pm.

Sunday, June 5 – Chalvey Platinum Jubilee Celebrations (Chalvey Recreation Ground) from midday until 4pm.

Sunday, June 5 – Foxborough Jubilee Festival (Foxborough School) from midday until 4pm.

 

WRAYSBURY:

Thursday, June 2 – Planting of an Ankerwycke Yew sapling (Wraysbury Memorial Ground at 2pm)

Thursday, June 2 – Lighting of the Wraysbury Beacon (Wraysbury Memorial Ground at 9.15pm)

Friday, June 3 – Evening entertainment with Terry Gleed (Wraysbury Village Hall)

Saturday, June 4 – Afternoon tea with entertainment (Wraysbury Village Hall) from 2.30pm to 5pm.
Sunday, June 5 – Jubilee Commemoration Service (St Andrew’s Church) at 6pm.

Saturday, June 11 – Summer Fair from 1pm until 4pm.

 

READING

Monday, May 30 – Sunday, June 5 – The Jubilee Beacon augmented reality trail, across Reading. 

Thursday, June 2 – Beacon Lighting Ceremony, (Abbey Ruins) at 9.15pm.

Friday, June 3 – The Jubilee Tribute Concert (Abbey Ruins Reading) at 4.30pm.

Saturday, June 4 – Jubilee Dance (Caversham Lakes) at 4pm.

Saturday, June 4 – Reading Water Fest free festival, Forbury Gardens, Abbey Ruins and along the Kennet from 11am to 5pm.

Sunday, June 5 – Goring and Streatley Platinum Jubilee Celebrations at 12.30pm.

Sunday, June 5 – Trinity Concert Band Jubilee Children’s Concert for The Big Jubilee Lunch, Forbury Gardens

 

ASCOT

Thursday, June 2 – Sunninghill and Ascot Parish Council Platinum Jubilee Party in the Park (Sunninghill and Ascot Parish Council) at 4.30pm.

 

BRACKNELL/WOKINGHAM

Thursday, June 2 – Celebration of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (Great Hollands Recreation Ground) from 10am until 9pm. The event is being held by the Bowls Club.

Saturday, June 4 – The Queen’s Jubilee Party in the Park (Elms Field) from 2pm to 9.30pm.

Friday, June 3 to Sunday, June 5 – The Festival of Food and Music in Celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (South Hill Park Arts Centre).

 

HURST

Thursday, June 2 – Jubilee Beacon

Friday, June 3 – Jubilee Sports Day

Saturday, June 4 – Jubilee Family Festival (On the green at Martineau Lane)

Sunday, June 5 – Street Party (from 11am)

 

If there are any other events planned we haven’t mentioned let us know.

 

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