Get Involved in your Local Jubilee Celebrations across Bath and North East Somerset

Updated: May 31


The Queen's Platinum Jubilee is fast approaching and many BaNES residents will no doubt be looking to celebrate in style, and come together as a community to mark the Queen's 70 years of service.


There are a plethora of community-based, family friendly jubilee events happening across Bath and North East Somerset for residents to enjoy over the extended weekend. Emerging from a pandemic, it is as important as ever to support your local community events!


We have therefore compiled a list of Jubilee celebrations and events taking place across BaNES, between Thursday 2nd June and Sunday 5th June.


Bath


- Bath City Centre Illuminations - Purple Reign: Thursday 2nd June, 9.30pm

Bath City Centre, Bath, Somerset, BA1

BaNES council are illuminating various historic buildings across the city centre, including Pulteney Bridge, The Guildhall, The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey, to mark the start of the Jubilee weekend. Open to public, no booking required. Find out more here.


- The Big Jubilee Picnic: Sunday 5th June, 12 midday - 5pm

Lower lawn of the Royal Crescent, Royal Victoria Park, Bath BA1 2LR

A family friendly day out of celebrations, including free activities such as face painting and arts and crafts. Bring along a picnic and enjoy the jubilee weekend in the beautiful Royal Victoria Park. No booking required. Find out more here.


- Jubilee Fun at Bath Parade Gardens: Sunday 5th June

Bath City Centre, Bath, Somerset, BA1

Enjoy the sweet sounds of local musicians and performers at the Parade Gardens Bandstand throughout the day. There will also be pop-up performances around the city centre, such as music and dance on New Bond Street 1pm to 2.15pm, and then again in Kingsmead Square from 3pm to 4.15pm. No booking required. Find out more here.


- Fox and Kit Jubilee Craft Session: Sunday 5th June, 10am - 12 midday

Fox and Kit, Bath, 7 The Corridor, Bath BA1 5AP

Free jubilee-themed craft session. All materials and instruction provided. No booking required, but numbers are limited. Family friendly fun! Find out more here.


- Jubilee Terrace Tea Party, Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June

The Elder, 2-8 S Parade, Bath BA2 4AB

Enjoy an afternoon tea fit for the Queen on the sunny terrace of The Elder, Bath. Afternoon tea £32pp. Complimentary G&Tea or glass of fizz included. Advance booking required. Find out more here.


- Royal Beach Vibes - It's Pimms O'Clock: Thursday 2nd June, 12pm – 3pm

Royal Pavilion, Royal Victoria Park, Bath

Enjoy a free glass of Pimms in celebration of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Advance booking required.


- Platinum Party: Thursday 2nd June, 11am - 3:30pm

Holburne Museum, Great Pulteney St, Bathwick, Bath BA2 4DB

The Carers Centre and the Holburne museum are coming together to celebrate with Jubilee inspired creative sessions, a BBQ lunch, and full access to the museum. Available to book. Find out more here.


Combe Down


- The Combe Down Jubilee Celebration on Saturday 4th June, 12pm - 8pm

Firs Fields, Combe Down, Bath

Join us on the Firs Field to celebrate with food, stalls, entertainment and Jubilee tea and more …! There will be bouncy castles, a royal dog show, games and stalls plus a free jubilee tea party!! Not only this but there will be food of the world, beer, cider and live music!


- Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration Service, Sunday 4th June, 10am - 12pm

Firs Fields, Combe Down, Bath

Holy Trinity Combe Down & & St Andrew's Community Church together with Vineyard Bath invite you to their Jubilee Celebration Service.



Larkhall & Batheaston


- Alice Park's Party in the Park: Friday 3rd June, 12 midday - 6pm

Alice Park, Gloucester Rd, Bath BA1 7BL

A fun day of celebrations with lots of activities to keep the family happy and mark the jubilee occasion, including a brass band, merry-go-round and a Punch and Judy. The event will be opened by Lady Margaret. Find out more here.


- Batheaston Village Pop-up Pub: Friday 3rd June, 6pm - 9pm

Church Lane, Batheaston, Bath, BA1 7EP

The New Batheaston Village Hall and The Pop Up Pub Team will be celebrating the Queen's Jubilee on the Friday evening. Only 18+ Lots of jubilee-themed games, competitions, grub and of course the usual fab bar. £15 per person inc. 3 Drinks, nibbles and raffle. Open to public, advance booking/ticket required. Contact villagepopuppub1@gmail.com for more information.


Paulton, Radstock, Midsomer Norton and Peasedown St John


- Peasedown Jubilee Party in the Park: Friday 3rd June, Midday - 7pm

Beacon Field, French Close, Peasedown St John, Bath BA2 8SN

A fun-filled family day out, brimming with stalls, live music, food and entertainment at the heart of Peasedown St John. No booking needed, open to all. Free (Suggested entrance donation).

Find out more here.


- Paulton Outdoor Service and Jubilee Picnic: Sunday 5th June, 11am onwards

Paulton Memorial Park, Paulton, BS39 7NG

Find out more here.


- Paulton Party in the Park: Saturday 4th June, 2pm - 9pm

Paulton Memorial Park, Paulton, BS39 7NG

Family-friendly day out of entertainment over the Jubilee weekend. Find out more here.


- Radstock Jubilee Festival: Saturday 4th June, 11am - 5pm

St Nicholas Church Field, Church St, Radstock BA3 3QQ

Free outdoor arts event with a family friendly atmosphere, street theatre, live music, food and drink and visual arts. Free entry. Find out more here.


- Midsomer Norton's Jubilee Weekender: Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June

Midsomer Norton

A 4 day programme of events consisting of a music and bingo social on Thursday afternoon, followed by the lighting of the beacon at Midsomer Norton football club at 9.45pm. Free to attend.

Friday is filled with live music, kicking off with the Trio Paradis at the Town Hall at 12.30pm, before an all day music festival at Town Park until 8.30pm. Food, refreshments and children's entertainment aplenty!

Saturday hosts the Farmers Market, Duck Race and Royal Trail on Midsomer Norton High street, as well as a free Street Party on Silver Street Station from 1pm - 8pm.

On Sunday there will be a Church Service and Afternoon Tea at Methodist Church High street, Followed by a free Family Fun Day at the Cricket Club from 2pm - 8pm.

Find out more here.


- Leighfest: Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th June, All day

The Bell Inn, Leigh Street, Radstock, BA3 5QQ

Beer festival with hog roast and burgers to celebrate the Jubilee weekend. Live music all weekend for all to enjoy. Advance booking required. Contact 01373 812316 for more information.


- Kilmersdon Jubilee Celebrations: Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June

Kilmersdon Village Hall, The Street, Kilmersdon, Somerset, BA3 5TD

Kilmerson Jubilee Celebrations will be kicking off on Thursday 2nd with a walk from Kilmersdon to Coleford Hub, along the ancient Coffin Route, followed by an evening of Free hog roasts, live music, and the illuminating of the Beacon Light at 9.45 p.m.

On Friday, there will be a free Ceilidh in the Village Hall, and on Sunday the Parish Church will be hosting a special service at 11.15am, followed by a shared lunch in the Village Hall Car Park, where a Message from The Queen will be read, alongside a toast with free prosecco. Contact martin@martinhorler.co.uk to find out more and book tickets.


- Downside Abbey Beacon Lighting and Food Festival: 2nd and 4th June

Abbey Road, Stratton on the Fosse, Radstock, BA3 4RH

The beacon lighting will take place on Thursday 2nd, followed by a Food Festival celebration on Saturday 4th June, from 4pm - 9pm. There will be lots of music, food and fun. Booking required. Find out more here.


- Holcombe Pagaent Picnic: Sunday 5th June, 1pm – 4pm

Holcombe Playing Field, Charlton Road, Holcombe, BA3 5EW

No booking required, everyone welcome. Contact simon.brand@holcombepc.org.ukfor more info.


Twerton, Whiteway & Corston


- Afternoon Tea & Dance: Tuesday 31st May, 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Southside youth and community centre, Kelston view, BA2 1NR

Afternoon Tea and Dance activity, aimed at the over 50s. Contact 01225 396980 to book.


- Barneys Café Jubilee themed Family Crafts and Play: Wednesday 1st June, 10am - 11am

St. Barnabas church, Southdown, BA2 1JX

Fun hour filled with arts, crafts and play activities for the family. No booking required and all ages welcome.


- Bath City Farm Jubilee Picnic: Saturday 4th June, 11.30 - 2.30pm

Kelston View, Whiteway, Bath BA2 1NW

A family-friendly picnic, come along and meet the animals, bring your own blanket, enjoy a free picnic, and help to plant a jubilee flower bed.


- Rose Cottage Twerton Tea Party: Friday 3rd June, 2 - 4pm

43 High St, Twerton, Bath BA2 1DB

Come along and enjoy a raffle, tombola, cakes, drinks and a table top sale at the Twerton Tea Party. All ages welcome, no booking needed.


- Corston Community Celebration: Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June

Wells Road, Corston, BA2 9AZ

Corston community is coming together to celebrate in their village hall, church, community orchard and recreation field. Events will take place from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June. Open to all. Contact corstonparishclerk@outlook.com for more information.


Saltford & Keysham


- Saltford's Big Jubilee Weekend: Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June

Saltford

Saltford's Big Jubilee Weekend is jam packed with activities across the 4 day weekend, starting off with an Illumination event with food, drink and music on Thursday at the Golf Club.

On Friday there will be a free Afternoon Tea for Saltford residents on the grass outside Saltford hall from 2.30 - 4.30pm.

Saturday welcomes the delightful sounds of the Saltford Choir Concert, as well as Front Garden Sales to enjoy. On Sunday there will be various resident-organised street parties to celebrate. 4th, Front garden sales and Saltford Choir Concert. Find out more here.


- Saltford Sports Club's Jubilee Jolly: Sunday 5th June, 1pm - late

Saltford Sports Club, Wedmore Rd, Saltford BS31 3BY

An fun-filled afternoon of garden games, BBQ and a variety of celebrations in honour of the jubilee. Find out more here.


- Keynsham Jubilee Community Church Service: Sunday 5th June, 10.30am

St John's Church, 1, The Park, Keynsham, BS31 2BL

Come along to a very special service on Sunday 5th June at St. John’s Church to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. No booking necessary. All welcome. Find out more here.


Weston


- Jubilee Westfest: Sunday 5th June, 11am - 6pm

The Rec, Weston (free parking via Penn Hill Rd)

Free Entry, bring rugs or folding chairs. There will be stalls, bouncy castles, catering vans, live music and more... Celebration Service at 11am, thanking the queen for her 70 years service to the nation. Food and Drinks from 12 noon. Tag Rugby & Football at 1pm. Giant Tug-o-war 3pm. Dog show (bring your dog!) 3.30pm. Watch the cricket 4pm.



This list is by no means exhaustive, and if you have a Jubilee event that you'd like us to share, please do get in touch at contact@3sg.org.uk.

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