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02/06/2022 - 03/06/2022
Ferndown celebrates the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Events 2nd & 3rd June 2022

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To mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Ferndown Town Council will be hosting a number of events to celebrate Her Majesty’s 70 year reign.

Thursday 2nd June

In recognition of Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th year as our Monarch and Head of the Commonwealth more than 1,500 beacons will be lit. The beacons will be lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories, and one in each of the capital cities of Commonwealth countries. Ferndown will be joining in with this and lighting a beacon from St Mary’s Church on the evening of Thursday 2nd June at 9.45pm.

For those not able to attend in person the service can be viewed via alive steam link which will “go live” at 8pm, the service will start at approximately 8.15pm, or join us on the same link at 9.40pm for the lighting of the beacon. A livestream operator will be available to contact via the “Livestream Chat” facility on YouTube so if you have any problems please send a message and we will do all we can to help.

Live steam link for the church service

The Barrington Centre will be hosting a free afternoon tea party for Ferndown’s older residents on Thursday 2nd June. The Barrington theatre will be donned with bunting and there will be entertainment, NOW FULLY BOOKED.

  • 2.00pm – Ferndown Town Crier Call to inform the community that the Jubilee Beacon will be lit at 9.45pm this evening
  • 3.00pm – Afternoon Tea and Entertainment at the Barrington Centre (Booking only)
  • 8.15pm – Church Service at St Mary’s Church followed by a reception
  • 9.45pm – Lighting of the Beacon at St Mary’s Church


Friday 3rd June

The grounds at King George V Playing Fields will host a community picnic on Friday 3rd June between 1pm-4pm with lots of entertainment for the kids, bouncy castles and stalls. The celebrations will continue from 7pm with live music, a bar and food stalls, then ending with a fantastic firework display at 10pm.

  • 1.00pm – Picnic & Entertainment on King George’s playing field
  • 7.00pm – Evening Entertainment
  • 10.00pm Fireworks

Afternoon Tea Booking for Ferndown Seniors (see poster attached):

Email: customerservices@ferndown.gov.uk
Telephone: 01202 892249
In person – Ferndown Town Council – Barrington Centre

Watch this space for more information on these events.

You can find more information about the The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on www.platinumjubilee.gov.uk and www.royal.uk/platinumjubilee/.