Celebrate the Queen's milest ueen's milestone in your area

Published date29 May 2022
Publication titleSunday Sun
Between 11am and 3.00pm on May 28 to June 5, visitors can also make a jubileeinspired paper crown to take home. But the workshops are just some of the things on offer at Durham Cathedral. Visitors can also enjoy a 'Picnic in the Cloisters' between Saturday, May 28, to Sunday, June 5, 11am to 1pm on the grass in the Cloisters. This is a rare opportunity to celebrate in style, as this space is being opened specially for this historic occasion

On June 4 at 3pm, a special service will be held featuring a performance by Durham Cathedral Choir who will sing the coronation anthem 'I was glad' by Hubert Parry. On the evening of June 2, Durham Cathedral will also be lit red, white and blue in celebration.

Jubilee Street Party Trail at Raby Castle The majestic Raby Castle is opening up its scenic Deer Park from Saturday, May 28 until Sunday, June 5, for a new trail featuring a street party theme.

Fina and the Platinum Street Party Visitors here can enjoy two iconic live-action shows, a giant platinum street party, live music, and fireworks. Kynren - An Epic Tale of England returns to its spectacular outdoor stage where the audience embarks on a journey through 2,000 years of history, myth, and legend as they join young Arthur on his quest.

Gates open at 6.45pm ahead of the live show at 9.15pm on Friday, June 3, allowing visitors the opportunity to enjoy live lakeside jazz and a new exclusive dining experience available in the stunning newly-built Arches Hall.

Then, on Saturday, June 4, the critically acclaimed show, Fina and the Golden Cape, returns for one afternoon and evening of live entertainment, street party dining, music and FIREWORKS.

Gates open from 4.45pm for one of the largest jubilee street parties in the country with the performance of Fina and The Golden Cape commencing at 5.30pm.

Platinum in the Park at Dalton Park is holding a shopping experience with a royal twist, with live music from Back Chat Brass on Saturday, June 4.

Visitors can grab a selfie in its jubilee coronation room, located next to Trespass from May 30 to Sunday, June 5 where you can also create a crown and bunting.

Platinum in the Park at Hardwick Park At Hardwick Park, visitors can take part in a celebratory session with stories, creative activities, games, and a trail during celebrations on May 31. Fun workshops last an hour and can be booked for certain time slots (25 child spaces per session).

Bookings can be made online by visiting the council's e-store and searching'Platinum in the Park' in the outdoor learning category. Select the time you would like to participate and add it to the basket. You can add more than one session or child at a time.

Jubilee Tea Dance at Durham Town Hall It doesn't matter if you're Patrick Swayze or if you have two left feet, the tea dance on June 1 is open to all ages and all abilities. Hosted by Diane Ross Dance Academy, visitors can enjoy a Platinum Jubilee Tea

Dance followed by afternoon tea. Tickets are £7.50 each and numbers are limited, so reserve yours well in advance. Tickets are available from Toast Coffee, unit 27 in Durham Market Hall, or can be purchased via Eventbrite.

Consett Festival 2022 On June 3, visitors can enjoy live music, children's activities, market stalls, as well as drinks and hot and cold food at Consett Festival 2022. Children get free entry with an adult and there is a small fee for adults which contributes to the fund for local small charities.

Jubilee Street Party at Seaham Hall Seaham Hall is holding the ultimate royal celebration with a street party. Visitors can take a seat and tuck into their favourite tea-time treats, from Victoria sponge cake to trifle and strawberry tarts, plus a glass of

Pimm's on arrival. Ali Adair will provide live music to set the mood and kick of fthe festivities.

DARLINGTON Deckchairs on the lawn, a beacon lighting ceremony and plenty of fun form the centrepiece of Darlington's celebrations.

The town centre promises to be the focus of activity for the special extended bank holiday weekend starting on Thursday June 2 when the Queen will mark the historic milestone and the nation will celebrate with her. Darlington has a bumper crop of events, street parties and fun lined up...

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