This year, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. The Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend to celebrate Her Majesty's historic reign takes place from 2nd to 5th June.Wilmslow Town Council is organising the following events in Wilmslow to help residents mark the occasion:
Thursday 2nd June, 2pm: Town Crier
A Proclamation for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, marking the start of the Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend, will be read on the Barclays step at the main Alderley Road / Water Lane junction in Wilmslow.
Thursday 2nd June, 9.15pm (for a 9.30pm start): Wilmslow's Beacon Lighting Ceremony
The Memorial Gardens near St Bartholomew's Church.
Wilmslow's beacon will be lit at 9.45pm, as part of the 'Platinum Jubilee Beacons' Community Beacon Lighting event, in which thousands of beacons will be lit by communities, charities and different groups throughout the regions of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories.
Saturday 4th June, from 12pm: Jubilee on The Carrs
Two free events at the Carrs Park:
12pm – 5pm: Family Fun Day
Including activities and entertainment, food stalls and a screening of animated film The Queen's Corgi, featuring Jack Whitehall and Ray Winstone.
6pm – 10pm: Palace Concert Live Screening
The BBC's Platinum Party at the Palace will be broadcast live on the big screen, with food and drink stalls onsite.
Sunday 5th June: Suggested Street Party day
This date coincides with the National The Big Jubilee Lunch which is aimed to encourage communities to get to know each other a little bit better.
|Town Crier (2 June 2022)|
|Beacon Lighting Ceremony (2 June 2022)|
|Jubilee on the Carrs (4 June 2022)|
|Street Party Day (5 June 2022)|