Sparsholt is planning to celebrate Her Majesty’s Jubilee in memorable style with fun events and a real community spirit.
The programme is:
Thursday 2nd June: Jubilee Beacon @ 21:30
Lighting of a Jubilee Beacon on the field behind the Plough.
The Plough will be open as normal for those who’d like a pre-beacon drink or dinner.
Friday 3rd June: Dog Walk @ 11:00 and Bacon Rolls @ 12:00
Wendy Dean will lead walkers and dogs from the village Memorial Hall car park at 11.00am for about an hour
Walkers will return to reward themselves with bacon rolls and tea or coffee on the Memorial Green
£10 per family of walkers (with or without dog) and also for non-walkers for a bacon roll
Saturday 4th June: Platinum Party at the Palace @ 17:00
Live on a HUGE Screen on the School Playing Field
Watch the Jubilee Concert live from BBC 1 – the world’s greatest entertainers. See https://platinumjubilee.gov.uk/event/platinum-party-at-the-palace/
Pay bar on hand
BYO picnic and drinks
N.B. – No glass or pets on the school field, please for Health and Safety reasons
Sunday 5th June: Village Lunch @ 12:30 and Fete @ 15:00
Thanksgiving Prayers for Her Majesty in St Stephens – 09:15–09:30
Lunch on Woodman Lane in the centre of the village (road will be closed !!)
12:30 - 14.30. Please bring your own chairs !
o Tickets for Jubilee Feast for family and friends will be £6 for adults
and £4 for children (12 and under) and will be available from the
village shop on Monday 9th May.
o Please get tickets before 26th May, as information is needed for food
planning and purchasing!
o A pay-bar will be available to get drinks for lunch
o A Creative Crown Competition – with a prize or two! For ideas see
o The National Anthem at 14:30
• Fete 15:00 – 17:00 – music, stalls, amusements, children dancing, Pimm’s and
beer, tea and cakes, Grand Draw and Sparsholt 100 Club draw !!
Other Contact Numbers for Potential Helpers
Alastair Barron – 01962 776844
Sue Annesley – 01962 776653
Sue Wood – 01962 776255
Bonnie Stagg – 01962 776859