Updated Pitton Jubilee Celebrations Information

THURSDAY 2nd JUNE
Free silk painting workshop led by Sharon Rogers for 5 to 16 year olds to make processional flags. Applications to Lilian Coppock.
Lighting of a Jubilee Beacon bonfire at 9.45 pm to open the celebrations. Assemble at 9.00 pm with your celebratory fizz and sparklers. Venue to be decided.

FRIDAY 3rd JUNE
6.00 pm An evening of music and dance with local participants on the field, concluding with Chris Williams’ band playing music through the reign. Bring your own picnic supper. Beer tent available.

SATURDAY 4th JUNE
Children’s art competition set up a.m. in the hall on a theme of “The Queen”. The winner’s painting or sculpture will be printed on a souvenir mug to be given to all children. More details to follow.
1.00pm Children’s fun day, with bouncy castle, face painting, football, hoops spacehoppers and more. We would like a sea of red, white and blue.
3.00pm communal tea party. Bring a large plate of sandwiches, savouries, fruit or cakes to be shared on your table. No nuts please. Bring your own plate. Teas will be served by the Social Club and Pitton Ladies. Bring soft drinks if you prefer.
5.00pm Beer tent opens.
5.00pm Cutting of a huge celebratory cake.
Music playlist from 3.00 until 7.00 pm with wartime music and pop through the decades.
6.30pm Serving of hot food by the Silver Plough.
7.30pm to 10.00 Two sessions of jazz and swing from Tony Rogers and his group.

SUNDAY 5th JUNE
11.00am Service at St Peter’s Church.
12.15pm Procession of silk flags from the church to the village hall.
1.00pm BBQ/Hog Roast provided by the Silver Plough on the new veranda at the pub!
6.00pm Big clear up.

We will ask for lots of volunteers nearer the time, to help set up on Friday morning and Saturday morning.

Lilian Coppock is still waiting to hear from more volunteers to learn a line dance for Friday evening, especially men and teenagers. Please let me know as soon as possible if you are brave enough to join us.

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