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In February this year the Queen became the first British Monarch to reign for 70 years – a historic milestone that is to be celebrated across the country with a four-day Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend between Thursday 2 June and Sunday 5 June 2022.

In what promises to be an unforgettable weekend of celebrations, the fun-filled four days will be packed with parties, festivals, pageantries and commemorations across the UK and Hampshire will be in full swing taking part in the festivities.

From big city celebrations to village street parties, join the jubilant Jubilee celebrations in Hampshire this June.


The Big Platinum Festival

Sunday 5 June, Mayflower Park, Southampton

Mayflower Park in Southampton will be hosting a full day of family-friendly festivities in tribute to the Queen’s Jubilee with the Big Platinum Festival taking place on Sunday 5 June.

Highlights at this ticketed event will include local artists ranging from music and DJs to buskers, dancers and poets, food stalls and cooking demonstrations, funfair rides and family activities.


Pack a picnic and join the Big Lunch Jubilee celebrations at Hampshire’s country parks

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June – Staunton Country Park, Royal Victoria Country Park, and Queen Elizabeth Country Park.

Hampshire County Council’s country parks are inviting everyone to come along and celebrate being part of a ‘Big Picnic in the Park’ over the Jubilee bank holiday weekend.

Events are taking place across Hampshire as part of The Big Lunch Jubilee celebrations. There will be music, entertainment, fun activities for children, and on Saturday 4 June Staunton Country Park will also be live-screening the national event – the Platinum Party at the Palace.  


Right Royal May Half Term at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

With a jam-packed schedule of activities, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the place to be over the Jubilee weekend. Meet Henry VIII at The Mary Rose, visit the National Museum of the Royal Navy for themed activities and explore historical ships and collections. They also have a brand-new exhibition on show that celebrates The Queen's loyal service to the Royal Navy.
 

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations at Winchester Cathedral

Various dates in May and June

Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen through a number of services and events at Winchester Cathedral including a Jubilee Youth Celebration, a Platinum Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving & Celebration, and a Royal Jubilee Tour.


Platinum Jubilee Celebrations at Portsmouth Cathedral

Sunday 5 June, Portsmouth Cathedral

Portsmouth Cathedral invites the whole community to grab a chair and join the party that everyone is invited to!

Taking place on the Cathedral's green, The Big Jubilee Lunch is one of many such events taking place nationally across the UK.

People are invited to bring their own food, and alongside 'The Hunt for the Lost Slipper' treasure hunt, there will also be a number of traditional games, refreshments, music, and entertainment.

Portsmouth Cathedral will be concluding their celebrations with a special Jubilee Evensong with music of a royal flavour.


Dogstival Jubilee Celebration

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June, Broadlands, Romsey

The perfect way for your pooch to join in with the celebrations, Dogstival returns this year with a special Jubilee event.

Dogstival blends entertainment and lifestyle with everything your dog could dream of – a great day out with delicious food, live music, special guests and activities.


The Big Eat Street Food Festival 

Saturday 4 June, Royal Victoria Country Park

A celebration of Street Food in Hampshire organised by The Hampshire Street Food Awards, The Big Eat festival will give the public the opportunity to vote for their favourite street food.

The event will include a number of Commonwealth food options to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee.

The event is free entry and as well as delicious food there will be live music and children's entertainment throughout the day.


Queen's Platinum Jubilee Weekend at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey

Special celebrations will be taking place over the bank holiday weekend at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens to mark the Jubilee. Bring the whole family for culture and entertainment with a programme of events, trails and activities in the gardens.


Andover's Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Street Festival

Andover's Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Street Festival will celebrate the Jubilee with a vibrant street festival combining food, music, arts and culture from residents, created in collaboration with local organisations.

The Andover Street Festival will be showcasing what it means to be a resident of Andover today. Bringing together the people who live here, the colourful and diverse cultures, heritage and traditions that make up our town in 2022.


Petersfield Spring Festival – Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee Edition

Wednesday 1 June – Friday 3 June, Petersfield

The Petersfield Spring Festival will be a special Jubilee celebration this year with food, drink, entertainment, and dancing alongside stalls selling local produce and gifts.


Platinum Jubilee Cycle Trail

Cycle Whitchurch has announced a new Platinum Jubilee Cycle Trail – an easy 25-mile route passing Jubilee memorials and following a Jubilee treasure trail.

The countryside route – which can be started in Whitchurch, Longparish, Chilbolton, The Clatfords or Bourne Valley – will be suitable for families, groups, and individuals to complete as part of the National Cycle Network.


Fabulous food and drink

With the chance of al fresco eating and an abundance of produce to enjoy, the bank holiday weekend is the perfect time to go out and explore the fantastic food and drink Hampshire has to offer.

From award-winning restaurants with celebrity chefs and Michelin stars, to tempting cafes and Farmers’ markets brimming with local produce, discover the tastiest places to eat and drink in Hampshire.


Discover attractions in Hampshire

From animal encounters to arts and entertainment, and from heritage and history to endless family fun, Hampshire has a whole host of attractions to enjoy.  Discover some of Hampshire's wonderful attractions this Jubilee weekend in Hampshire. 


Bank Holiday accommodation in Hampshire

With an two days (and nights) to the weekend, why not extend your stay and enjoy a short break in Hampshire this Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend.  Choose from family hotels, traditional holiday cottages or if the weather is looking good a camping or glamping adventure. See our guide to accommodation in Hampshire.

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