WE KNEW you wouldn’t let us down! The Herald asked for details of Jubilee events happening locally over the June 2 to 5 long weekend – and what a list of Jubilee celebrations we have lined up...
There’s everything from royal-themed village fêtes to Big Lunches, live music nights, pub quizzes, classic car festivals and much more to look forward to, so get ready for a right royal good time!
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Here’s our list of events for the second day of the four-day Jubilee weekend, Friday, June 3:
- Farnham: Jubilee Party, St Andrew’s Church, 9.30am to 11am – with Jubilee-themed crafts, songs, stories, cakes and more! Come along and follow the Connie the Corgi trail around the church and there will be a free gift for every child to take away. All are welcome, no need to book. Suggested donation of £2 per child. Later in the day, St Andrew’s will be showing the Service of Thanksgiving live from St Paul’s Cathedral on the big screen in the church. Do come along and watch this historic service with us and bring a picnic!
- Whitehill & Bordon: Jubilee Music Festival, hosted by Whitehill Town Council, starting at 2pm on Mill Chase Recreation Ground – A full programme of live music from local acts, supported by food and drink stalls for a day of fun and dance, including children’s activities. Sponsored by the Whitehill & Bordon Regeneration Company (WBRC).
- Upper Hale: Barn Dancing at St Mark’s Church, 6pm to 10pm – Enjoy a free evening of dancing to music by Cajan Boogaloo Trio. Bring your own refreshments. Tea and coffee available for donations to the murals. For further info, email [email protected] or call 07842 761919
- Haslemere: The Haslemere Charter Fair taking place in the High Street from 11am to 5pm – The High Street and West Street will be closed to traffic and the entire area turned into an arena where there will be rides, activities and lots of stalls, offering fun for all the family. Free courtesy bus from Shottermill (bus stop outside the Working Men’s Club) direct to the fair. The buses will run from 11.30 am to 5pm. There is no entrance fee.
- Alton: Beer Festival, Alton College on June 3 and June 4 – 20th anniversary event. Doors open for Friday evening’s session at 7pm, and drinkers will be able to dance the night away with local band Belter. Saturday’s session starts at 11am and runs until 6pm, with a mix of entertainment from local musicians. The 8th Alton Scouts will flip burgers to raise money for their activities, Saf’s Kitchen will do an Indian curry and nibbles will be available from Kate’s Lite Bites. All profits from the Alton Beer Festival go to local charities. For tickets visit www.altonbeerfestival.org.uk
- Elstead: Friday Night Live, Thursley Road, Rec, doors open 7pm for 7.30pm – Live music from local bands Roll Um Easy and Creature of Habit. A musical journey through the past seven decades. Beer, bar and barbecue available. Tickets are available now from www.ticketsource.co.uk/Elstead-Jubilee or Chandlers Garage on The Green.
- Liphook: Kids’ Jubilee street party at The Links Tavern – Fun for all the family, with a magician at 3pm getting up to their usual tricks and a kids’ street party from 5pm. Live music from 9pm with The Drop Bears.