Diamond Jubilee: What's on and where
9:00am Saturday 2nd June 2012
9:00am Saturday 2nd June 2012
SATURDAY JUNE 2 • 10am-3pm – Jubilee Garden Party at St Paul’s Church, Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth.
•11am-4pm – Lunch and cream tea at St Peter’s Church, High West Street, Dorchester.
•2pm onwards – Swannery Court, Weymouth. Outdoor games and activities. From 3.30pm big afternoon tea party with a big cake and singer on the balcony, finishes at 5pm.
•Noon-5pm – Street party and children’s party at Easton Gardens and Easton Methodist Church Hall, Portland.
•3pm – St George’s Church, Dorchester – Fordington Bells will ring.
•4pm onwards – Square dance at Pummery square, Poundbury.
•5.30pm onwards – Jubilee service and picnic at St Catherine’s Chapel, Abbotsbury.
•Until Tuesday, June 5 – Free Jubilee Pancakes will be given with every purchase, no matter how small, at Little Chef at Winterbourne Abbas.
•Until Tuesday, June 5 – Flower Festival at St Michael's Church in Winterbourne Steepleton, between 10am -6pm.
•Until Wednesday, June 6 – Winterbourne Festival, including a Big Lunch on Martinstown Village green from 1pm on Sunday June 3.
•Today and tomorrow – Wessex Folk Festival. See http://www.wessexfolk.co.uk for details.
•10am-10pm, until June 10 – Jubilee Fairground on Weymouth Pavilion forecourt.
SUNDAY JUNE 3 •From 10am – Weymouth Lions Club six-mile charity walk- meet at Weymouth Park and Ride site at 10am.
•10am – Jubilee Boat parade along Weymouth Harbour.
•11am onwards – Jubilee service followed by beer tent and barbecue and cream tea at Broadmayne Village Hall.
•From noon – Jubilee street party at The Square, Cattistock.
•12pm – Jubilee family party on Stratton Village Green.
•12-4pm – Jubilee lunch at Nothe Gardens, Weymouth.
•12.30pm – Big Jubilee Lunch at Owermoigne Village Hall.
•2pm-6pm – Street Party at Kingsbere Crescent, Dorchester.
•Until 4.30pm – street party and tree planting at Somerleigh Nursing Home, Somerleigh Road, Dorchester.
•All day – Gaggle of Geese, Buckland Newton- barbeque, bar and games. Tickets £12 adults and £5 children.
•9.30am-5pm – All Saints Church, Wyke Regis. From 9.30am – family service.
•Between 3-5pm – cream tea in church grounds including Brass Tracks •5pm – Music in Wyke Square, including a free barn dance.
•Noon-10pm, until June 5 – Quayside Music festival on Weymouth Quayside by Rendezvous.
•6.30pm – All Saints Church, Easton, Portland. Mayor Sylvia Bradley will be holding a Mayor’s Civic Service to celebrate the Jubilee.
MONDAY JUNE 4 •12-6pm - Street party on Long Street closed between Piddle Lane and Duck Street.
•Noon-6pm – Jubilee celebrations including face painting and fancy dress at Wellworthy’s Social Club in Wyke Regis.
•1-4pm – Jubilee Fun Day- The George Inn, Reforne, Portland.
•1-4pm – Jubilee picnic at Radipole Park play area.
•2-6pm – Street party at Canberra Road community centre, Littlemoor, Weymouth.
•3pm – Street party at Willowbed Hall, Chickerell.
•Evening – Barbecue, live music and beacon lighting at 10pm at the Saxon Arms, Stratton.
•8pm – Jubilee band concert at the Nothe Fort. For more information visit http://www.nothefort.org.uk.
•10pm – Fireworks display on Weymouth seafront and between 10-10.30pm beacon lighting around the UK.
TUESDAY JUNE 5 •12-9pm – Street party on Chelmsford Street, Park District, Weymouth.
•12-4pm – Grand Coronation Fete at Steepleton Manor, Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester. 1950s themed family fun day.
•1pm – Jubilee lunch at Marshallsay Court, Chickerell.
•1-8.30pm – Jubilee party in Dorchester Borough Gardens. Through the ages celebration of music. Followed by a lantern procession at 8.30pm from the Borough Gardens to Salisbury Field.
•2-4.30pm – Mad Hatter’s Tea Party- Waterfall courtyard, Dorset County Hospital. Wear a hat.
•2-6pm – Cream tea, tombola and bric-a-brac stall at Portland St John’s Ambulance HQ in Easton Lane.
•From 2.30 – Jubilee cream tea at Fiveways Community Centre, Westham.
•3-6pm – Street party in Paul’s Way, Crossways.
•4-8pm – Street party in Brunswick Terrace, Weymouth.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 6 •2-4pm – Jubilee party with Preston and Sutton Poyntz WI in Preston village Hall.
SATURDAY JUNE 9 •3-4.30pm – Jubilee tea at St Augustine’s Church Hall, Weymouth. Tickets are £5.
MONDAY JUNE 11 •2-4pm – Jubilee tea dance in Pennsylvania Castle, Portland. With a display dance by the children at Grove Infant School.
•2.30-4pm – Jubilee cream tea at Weymouth Bay Methodist Church. Hosted by members of the Weymouth Manor Townswomen’s Guild drama group. People should wear their best hats and frocks.
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