The Queen's Platinum Jubilee events
2-5th June 2022 in Steeple Bumpstead
In 2022, Her Majesty the Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 Years of service.
Contact Cllr Ian Mackenzie on a dedicated Jubilee email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Clerk to the Council - email@example.com
Watch this space for more details
The Queen's Tree Canopy
Good news the Woodland Trust have been in touch and they have advised that our application for trees regarding HM Queens Green Canopy has been successful and we will receive our trees in November of this year, earlier if possible.
Watch this space for more updates!
Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June 2022
Steeple Bumpstead Platinum events.
From Sunday May 29th, 2022 – Sunday 5th June 2022 - Individual household Bunting/Decorating/ Scarecrow event based upon the 70 years of Her Majesty the Queen. This event will be an individual household competition with awards presented on Sunday 5th June.
Thursday 2nd June – Vintage Car Parade and street celebration (see poster below) – Church Street from 16:00 to 21:00
Wheelbarrow racing -Children’s Drawing Exhibition – Thaxted Morris Dancers – Live music
BBQ – Hosted by The Red Lion Pub
Thursday 2nd June Platinum Beacon – 21:30 - Parade from Church Street led by the Steeple Bumpstead Scouts to the Platinum Beacon Site venue to be confirmed (As to previous Beacon events)
70 Barrage Salute
Lighting of Platinum Beacon at 22:00
(Parish Council Event)
Friday 3rd June – St Marys Church – Breakfast and Service of Thanksgiving
Friday 3rd June - Steeple Bumpstead Congregational Church – Afternoon Tea
Saturday 4th June – Official Scarecrow Trail, Morning Tea on the front lawns/gardens – Official Competition to be launched March/early April
Sunday 5th June 2022 – Steeple Bumpstead Big Platinum Lunch/Picnic on the Camping Close.
13:30 – 22:00 – Camping Close & Village Hall
Household Picnics on the Camping Close – Children’s Races – Adults Races – Tug of War, Stalls, Ice Cream, Bar (The Fox & Hounds Pub) – Presentation of awards – St Marys Church Teas and Cake competition – Live music.