What a momentous occasion –Her Majesty and the nation are celebrating the Queen’s platinum jubilee! It’s time to celebrate in style, and we’ve got some ideas to help get you started. Whether you want to attend a big bash or keep it low-key, we’ve got suggestions that will make this royal milestone memorable. So read on and start planning!
Come to the Horse Show in May
This year the country’s largest Horse Show features ‘A gallop through History’. This special Jubilee Celebration is a real highlight and joins the disciplines of showjumping, endurance eventing, showing and a myriad of displays that have made the Windsor Horse show a world class event.
Enjoy the Platinum Jubilee Schools Concert
Local schools will be performing musical concerts throughout the spring and summer in honour of Her Majesty. These concerts will showcase the talent of young musicians from the community. This is a great opportunity to support local talent and enjoy some wonderful music.
Witness the beacon lighting
On the evening of 2nd June thousands of beacons will be ignited, Lighting up the UK and Commonwealth for the Queen’s Jubilee. All manner of dignitaries, celebrities, and members of the public will be invited to light them. The beacons will shine brightly, symbolising unity and celebration. Windsor will have a beacon at the end of the long walk nearest the castle. The Town Crier will read an official proclamation before the beacon is lit at dusk.
Join the Picnic in the Park on Saturday 4th June
Everyone is invited to come to Windsor’s Long Walk and bring a picnic to celebrate the jubilee with friends and neighbours in one of the most beautiful locations you could wish for. Make sure to pack sandwiches, some salads and any treats you fancy. Don’t forget the drinks and, of course, a selection of cakes for dessert!
Get a Jubilee souvenir
We are offering some of the finest Jubilee souvenirs commemorating this great event. Whether you’re looking for a unique gift for a friend or a meaningful memento for yourself, there’s sure to be a Jubilee souvenir that’s perfect for you. Browse our selection of Jubilee souvenirs today!
Raise a glass at the pub of your choice.
What do you get when you mix together your favourite pub, your neighbours and a reason for celebration? You get a memorable night out. Ask your local landlord what they are doing to celebrate the Jubilee. There are all sorts of events going on throughout the summer, so why not join in? Raise a glass and enjoy!
Hear the Town Criers proclaim ‘God Save the Queen’
A competition will be held in Windsor on 20th August. Criers from all around the country and overseas will compete to see who can score best for volume, diction and clarity. The event is free for spectators so come on down to the centre of Windsor from 10am.
Treat yourselves to a special afternoon tea at the castle hotel
The afternoon tea really will make you feel like a king or queen with its great variety of freshly made sandwiches. Choose from the Jubilee Coronation chicken wrap that includes garden leaves and wonderful smoked salmon, as well as other delicious pastries such Royal Union Jack cupcake for example! In addition to this delicious spread there are also treats such as macaroons for those who have a sweet tooth.