The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee events in Suffolk
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To honour such a momentous occasion in British history, Suffolk is hosting a selection of events in June to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Stowmarket Jubilee Carnival and Stowfiesta
Stowmarket town council are delivering two platinum jubilee events over the bank holiday weekend (2nd and 3rd June), one being an exciting carnival (the town's 59th incarnation!) and the other being the town's annual free music event.
Where: Combs Ford, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2AP
When: Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June 2022
More information: www.stowmarketcarnival.org.uk
Rendham Jubilee Celebrations
The Rendham Park committee have organised two events for the Platinum Jubilee, on Thursday 2nd a BBQ party with fun and games and the lighting of a bonfire and fireworks and on Sunday 5th there will be a gigantic afternoon party with music and games.
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Where: Rendham Park, Bruisyard Road, Saxmundham, Suffolk IP17 2AL
When: Thursday 2nd June and Sunday 5th June 2022
More information: www.platinumjubilee.gov.uk/rendham-jubilee-celebrations
Best of British Proms in the Park – Wherstead Park
Wherstead Park is hosting an unmissable afternoon of classical music in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee. Soprano Christina Johnston & live musical ensemble will be taking on classics such as God Save the Queen, Jerusalem, You’ll Never Walk Alone, and many more at this special ‘Best of British’ Afternoon Proms concert.
Where: Wherstead Park, The Street, Wherstead, Ipswich, IP9 2BJ
When: Saturday 4th June 2022 at 1 pm
There's quite a spectacle in store for attendees of Platinum Charsfest with stalls to visit, delicious food, music, games including fun runs, a tug of war and more for the kids and a licensed bar for the adults. But it doesn't stop there as there will also be classic cars, Harley Davidsons and farm machinery on display for car enthusiasts to marvel at.
Where: Charsfield Recreation Ground, Chapel Lane, Charsfield, IP13 7PX
When: Saturday 4th June 2022
More information: www.platinumjubilee.gov.uk/event/platinum-charsfest-charsfield
There are plans for several Beacon Lightings to take place on the 2nd of June as part of the official procession taking place all over the entirety of the commonwealth. It is best to check with your local council to confirm if they are hosting an event and for comprehensive scheduling of the event.
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