This is the main page for details of village celebrations during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend June 2nd – 5th 2022. List of events below – please note that any updates or changes to key times will be posted here and highlighted through email alerts at https://dallington.org.uk/category/events/jubilee-2022/ (you can sign up for email alerts for all village news items and announcements) .
Thursday 2 June Platinum Jubilee Beacons 7.30-10.00pm Dallington Recreation Ground
This is is the first community event of the national four-day Jubilee Weekend. All local residents are invited to join the opening of festivities with a special evening event at the Dallington Recreation Ground from 7.30pm to share a barbecue.
Then, along with hundreds of beacons around the country, the Dallington Beacon will be lit at 9.45pm.(You can find out more about the national beacon events at https://www.queensjubileebeacons.com/ )
Friday 3rd June St Giles Dallington Bell Ringing at 3pm
Dallington tower will be ringing on Friday 3rd June at 3pm, along with many other towers, to coincide with a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral that day.
Saturday 4th June “Dallington Celebrates” 10 am – 4pm
Dallington Old School Village Hall
On Saturday 4 June, Dallington Old School Village Hall will host an exhibition “Dallington Celebrates” alongside the monthly community Library Café which will be open until 4pm on this day. Come and see a display of historic photographs and souvenirs from village events over the past seventy years, share your own stories and memories and enjoy delicious home made cakes. Refreshments will be served throughout the day. Please get in touch if you have any photographs to share, particularly from previous Jubilee events.
We will also be inviting visitors to view the newly refurbished Billiards Room, take part in a fun competition (“How many snooker balls can you pot in 5 minutes?”) and find out how to book the room to play with your friends.
Sunday 5th June St Giles Church 11am
Jubilee Thanksgiving Service and Songs of Praise
Congregation-led Service of Thanksgiving and Songs of Praise, followed by celebratory refreshments
Sunday 5th June 3-6pm Picnic Fun & Games
Dallington Recreation Ground
A village celebration and get together – everyone is welcome. Bring your own picnic and share the fun with friends and family. There will be games and we hope a village photograph of all present via a drone – a wonderful opportunity to record more memories of the people living here today.
The last time we had an all village photograph was during the Millennium Celebrations (a copy of this will be included in the display hall display on Saturday