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Queens Platinum Jubilee – Tresham Celebrations

Posted on March 30th, by Simon (Councillor) in Community, Have You Heard?. No Comments

From Thursday 2nd to Sunday 6th June the nation will celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee.  At a recent meeting, the following ideas were discussed for our celebrations here in Tresham.  This is by no means comprehensive or final and other ideas are very much welcomed!

  • Join the national network of beacon lighting on Thursday 2nd June
  • Commemorative tree planting
  • Street Party in the road by the lay-by on Sunday 5th June
  • Old photos and memorabilia exhibition in Tresham Church


  • More details of the national event are here: www.queensjubileebeacons.com
  • Precise location in Tresham to be confirmed

Commemorative Tree Planting

  • Location – to be confirmed
  • Tree species and availability – to be confirmed
  • Commemoration plaque to accompany the tree

Street Party on Sunday 5th June

  • Commence at 12pm after the monthly service at Tresham Church
  • The road through the village will be closed to traffic between The Old Post Office and Little Rock Cottage from 9am to 6pm
  • Bring your own picnic, chairs and tables
  • Suggested games and activities:
    • Well Hill treasure hunt
    • Lucky dip
    • Fancy dress (king & queen)
    • Cake baking competition
    • Welly wanging
    • Slow bicycle race
    • More ideas welcome, especially for the younger generation
  • Music from 4pm to 6pm – Tresham Stranglers

Exhibition in Church

  • Old photographs & memorabilia
  • All contributions welcomed


  • If you are willing to help with planning ahead and/or organisation on the day, please let me know.  Specifically, with the following:
    • Beacon coordination
    • Tree planting
    • Road closure/traffic
    • Setting up on the day
    • Beer/wine
    • Games and activities
    • Exhibition set up
    • Photography

All ideas and suggestions are welcomed.  Let’s all get together 2/3 weeks before the event to finalise plans.  Look out for more details………..


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