The Queen's Platinum Jubilee
This year, Her Majesty the Queen became the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, following an incredible 70 years of service.
An extended bank holiday from Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June 2022 will give communities throughout the UK the opportunity to mark this once-in-a-lifetime event.
Find out about the Council’s Platinum Jubilee events
The Council will be holding a whole of commemorative events and activities. We will be adding to this list so please be sure to check back regularly.
Proms in the Park on Friday 3 June
Proms in the Park is a joyous celebration of music and community which is taking place in three parks across Lewisham on Friday 3 June. Pack a picnic lunch and a rug and prepare to get into the Jubilee spirit.
12:30-1:30pm Mountsfield Park bandstand: Lewisham Concert Band
12:30-1:30pm Mayow Park: Hearts of Steel four-piece steel pan band
12:30-1:30pm Beckenham Place Park: Wuntanara Drumming Group
Please travel to our parks using public transport, bikes or on foot where possible. And help us keep the borough clean by taking your rubbish home with you.
Beacon lighting on Thursday 2 June
Across the UK, beacons will be lit to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Supported by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Lewisham Council will host a Beacon lighting in Blackheath.
The Blackheath Society is to lead celebrations on the Heath to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with an event that will include the lighting of a beacon and local choirs on the evening of Thursday 2 June, from 8 pm onwards. Meeting point at All Saints Church.
Visit your local leisure centre website, or visit us in person, to find out more about Queen's Platinum Jubilee themed events.
Lewisham Shopping Centre
Sponsored by Landsec, family events will be hosted in the Central Square of Lewisham Shopping Centre every day of the bank holiday weekend.
Thursday 2 June, 11:30am- 4:30pm Nzinga Dance workshop: Dance around the Commonwealth.
Friday 3 June, 12pm onwards Face Painting and Glitter tattoos.
Saturday 4 June, 12pm-3pm Hearts of Steel live performance.
Register your Jubilee street party
We would love to know what you have planned for the Jubilee.
Once your street party has been approved, register it on the official Platinum Jubilee website.
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Apply for a Jubilee grant
Applications for microgrants are now closed. Thank you to all who applied. Successful applicants have now been notified.
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