Location and time of each public Queen’s Jubilee event in Nuneaton, Bedworth and Bulkington

Details of every public Queen’s Jubilee event in Nuneaton, Bedworth and Bulkington have been confirmed. The Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has listed all the events it is hosting to mark the monarch’s milestone.

Events will begin on Thursday June 2 and run daily through Sunday June 5 to cover the special holiday. Council leader Kris Wilson urged everyone in the borough to get involved and participate.

“This Platinum Jubilee weekend promises to be fantastic, with a wide range of events for residents aged 1 to 101,” he said. “With activities throughout our borough – in our main parks and on the streets – we have the opportunity to showcase the best of our community and why Nuneaton and Bedworth is where we want to call home. I’m proud of the great community we have and hope that as many residents as possible come out and enjoy the festivities. »

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Every event

Rounding freedom

About 250 soldiers will march proudly through downtown Nuneaton when it hosts a “Borough Freedom” parade on Thursday, June 2. It will begin at 11 a.m. and will see the 30th Signal Regiment exercising its freedom of entry, marching with its colors flying, bands playing, drums beating and bayonets fixed. The regiment will wear its jubilee medals for the first time.

Proclamations

During the afternoon of Thursday, June 2, people will hear “Oyez, Oyez, Oyez!”. It will come as borough town crier Paul Gough proclaims the start of celebrations on the steps of Nuneaton Town Hall at 2pm, All Saints Square, Bedworth at 3pm and Leicester Street, Bulkington at 3.30pm.

Beacon lighting

Later in the evening, Nuneaton and Bedworth will join the rest of the UK’s lighting beacons in recognition of the Queen’s long and dedicated service. At 9.45pm simultaneously, beacons will be lit on the steps of Town Hall, All Saints Square and at the top of St James’s Church, School Road, Bulkington (weather permitting). Previously the bagpipers will play ‘Diu Regnare’ a special piece of music written especially for the occasion.

Picnics in the Park – Bedworth

Friday June 3 will be the first of two picnics in the park – with Bedworth Miners’ Welfare Park hosting an event from noon. There will be fun inflatable games for youngsters with Funtopia as well as Barker’s funfair and craft stalls courtesy of Events by G&C.

Refreshments will also be available. The finale sees a short fireworks display to end the celebrations around 9 p.m.

Picnic in the Park – Nuneaton

On Saturday June 4, a Picnic in the Park will be held at Riversley Park starting at noon. There will be live music and dancing on a live stage, the Pearson Funfair and craft stalls.

At the bandstand, we have art created by Reel People, backed by a DJ and breakdance. To end the day, a small fireworks display will be set off around 9 p.m.

“Come Together” Community Day

On Sunday, June 5, a “Come Together” community day will take place at Riversley Park, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Groups from all of our communities will come together to learn more about each other. Members of the Nepalese community, the Sahil Project and Together Community Support provide a performance of dance, music, singing, yoga, craft stalls, games, cultural clothing and food.

There will be classic Eastern European cars on display as well as Funtopia inflatable fun for the kids. Together Community Support has launched a call for prizes to raise funds for their appeal for refugees in Ukraine. Those wishing to donate an appropriate prize should contact togetherorganizations@gmail.com

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