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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon lighting event - Clifton

15 Swansdowne Drive, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8HU
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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon lighting event
Thursday 2 June
Clifton Flower Park

Events to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne are being planned across the world, and Nottingham is no exception.

A series of events, activities, and installations will take place between Thursday 2 – Sunday 5 June across Nottingham that everybody can enjoy over the extended Bank Holiday weekend. The first events to be announced are those with more of a community focus.

Clifton activities: (Picnics are encouraged)

  • Local (Clifton based ) singer Lowry performing own music and covers, including Jubilee anthem and patriotic music.
  • Stalls with information and activities from local shops (Morrisons) and community groups
  • S’mores cooking with the local Scout troupe.
  • Clean Champion volunteers chosen to light the beacon as part of the nationwide chain at 21:45
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On Thursday 2 June, as part of a chain of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee beacons, four Nottingham neighbourhoods will light their beacons, joining thousands of others throughout the nations and regions of the UK and across the Commonwealth.

  • Green’s Windmill (Sneinton): Event including live music, food and access to the Mill

  • Clifton Flower Park (Clifton): Local market stalls, and acoustic live music performances

  • Woodthorpe Park (Woodthorpe): Live Jazz band, bar, food and a children’s story tent

  • Bulwell Bogs (Bulwell): This event is by invite only and will recognise key workers who helped the community during the pandemic including live music, food, choir performance and tree planting

All beacons will be lit at 9:45pm. 

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