Event News

 
Prime Minister of Australia to participate in beacon lighting ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra
The Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Julia Gillard MP, will participate in the beacon lighting ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra on Monday 4 June.
 
Celebrations to light up Horncastle in Lincolnshire
BRASS bands, decorated floats, a guided walk, Spitfires, a Great British Sunday lunch, flowers and loads of fun. Add in a Jubilee beacon and Horncastle's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations really do promise to light up the entire town.
 
7 beacons to shine across the Harrogate district for the Diamond Jubilee
Seven beacons will shine across the Harrogate district as part of a network of over 4000 Beacons being lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, along with the Commonwealth and UK Overseas Territories, on Monday 4 June 2012 to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
 
Beacons to light up night sky in Leicestershire
About 20 villages and towns will light up the night sky with beacons to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in Leicestershire.
 
Ireland's smallest church to light beacon.
Coolbuck Church in the Parish of Lisbellaw, Co. Fermanagh is to light a beacon to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Coolbuck is said to be the smallest church building in Ireland in regular weekly use and the building is currently celebrating its 150th anniversary.
 
Party at Kellie Castle, Fife
A SPECIAL event to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee is being held at Kellie Castle in Pittenweem. Arncroach and Carnbee Community Development Trust (CDT) has joined forces with Kellie Castle to host a family-friendly event in the grounds of the 14th century property, which will start at 4pm on June 4.
 
Humber Bridge Beacon and Illuminations
A full and very busy weekend is planned in Hessle with a Flotilla, Gala, Soap Box Derby to name but a few events!
 
The world's most remote island fires up a very special beacon
Tristan da Cunha is the most remote inhabited island on the planet lying 1,750 miles from Cape Town and 1,500 miles from St. Helena. The beacon which will be lit at 10pm is very special indeed - it is also sited on a lava bank formed when the island's volcano erupted in 1961 and very unusually the beacon is constructed out of local invasive plants.
 
East Hoathly's "Britannia" Beacon Sculpture
East Hoathly have the most unique beacon sculpture - created by Keith Pettit, it is a work of art.
 
Beacon on Slieve Donard the highest point in Northern Ireland
The charity Fields of Life is urging 500 volunteers to take part in a sponsored climb of Slieve Donard on Monday 4 June to raise vital funds to build a school in Uganda. They will also light a beacon at the summit to officially mark the Queen's Jubilee.
 
1000 Edinburgh Brownies and Guides celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
Over 1000 Edinburgh Brownies,Guides and Leaders will celebrate The Queen's 60 year Reign with a Jubilee Beacon at The Trefoil Campsite at Gogar Bank on June 4th. The girls aged 7 - 25 and their leaders will be bussed in from all over Edinburgh to join in a giant campfire complete with glow sticks before the official light up time at 10.10pm. The Queen will then light the National Beacon at 10.30pm.
 
Killyleagh Castle celebrates in County Down
Killyleagh Heritage Association in partnership with Down District Council are joining others in this celebration by hosting a community event in Killyleagh on Monday 4 June.
 
Hadrian's Wall, World Heritage Site is set to shine!
Hadrian's Wall, the north west frontier of the Roman Empire, is set to shine as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Beacons being lit on Monday 4 June.
 
Channel Islands Beacons
As part of the Bailiwick's celebrations to recognise the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, a chain of beacons will be lit across all the islands of the Bailiwick, including Sark, Alderney Jethou, Brecqhou, Herm and Lihou.
 
Britain's Greenest Hospital celebrates with green flames in South Manchester
Britain's Greenest Hospital is flying the flag for the NHS by organising the first ever green beacon in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee.
 
Laneshaw Bridge in Lancashire Celebrates Best of British
On 3rd and 4th of June Laneshaw Bridge Events Committee presents Her Majesty the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Weekend.
 
Beacon Lighting in Inverclyde
INVERCLYDE is to hold a beacon lighting ceremony to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
 
Mumbles Jubilee Festival
A traditional village festival with fun for all age groups and families in the stunning grounds of Oystermouth Castle, Mumbles.
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