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Queen's Jubilee Celebrations: The Lighting of the Beacon

June 2, 2022
The Severals

Join the first of a three-day celebration in honour of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. Hosted by Newmarket Town Council.

Date: Thursday 2nd June

2:00pm - The Town Crier will begin the celebrations on the Bill Tutte Memorial with the Platinum Jubilee Proclamation

2:00-4:00pm - Join in a special Jubilee Tea Dance to honour the Queen. Taking place in the Memorial Hall, dance the afternoon away to the sounds of the big band classics. Cakes and refreshments available.

9:15pm - Residents are invited to assemble at the Severals

9.35pm - A Piper will play Diu Regnare (a unique tune especially written for the Jubilee)

9.45pm - Newmarket’s Beacon will be lit

9.50pm - Newmarket Community Choir will sing ‘Song for the Commonwealth,’ a song especially written for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

You will have the opportunity to taste the delicious Jubilee Beacon Tart with ingredients representing all 4 UK nations

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