Jubilee Celebrations

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations


Queen Elizabeth II


Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June will provide an opportunity for communities and people throughout the United Kingdom to come together to celebrate this historic milestone.

A full calendar of events for the extended bank holiday weekend can be found at www.royal.uk/platinum-jubilee-central-weekend

The Parish Council is taking part in the National Beacon Lighting on Thursday 2nd June at 9.45pm at the Water Tower, A628 Castlesyke Hill.

Other events being organised by the Parish Council include:

Best Dressed House Competition—Decorate your garden \ house exterior to celebrate the jubilee. There will be a prize for the winner.

A seed bomb for every primary school aged child in the village. Seed bombs are small capsules filled with nectar rich wildflower seeds.

Plant a Tree for the Jubilee - Each school in the village will be offered a tree to plant. Once planted the trees can be added to the Queen’s Green Canopy Map.

Children are invited to submit Jubliee themed art work to the Parish council office for display at Carr Bridge Pavilion.

On Sunday 5 June people are encourage to take part in the Big Jubilee Lunch. People are encouraged to organise street parties, share connections and get to know each other a little bit better. Coming together in the spirit of fun and friendship.

Further details to follow and will be notified on Facebook.

National Beacon Lighting

A beacon will be lit at 9:45pm on Thursday 2nd June at the watertower field Castlesyke Hill.


This event is not open to members of the public.  The beacon is being lit as part of the national event. 

Seed Bombs

Bee bombs have been ordered for the children in the village, they will be distributed via the schools.   Please get in contact if your child goes to a school outside of the village or is of pre-school age. 

Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

All 5 schools in the village have welcomed the opportunity to receive a tree from the Parish Council. This will from part of the Queen's Green Canopy. 

Best Dressed House


Jubilee Artwork Display