Later this year, Her Majesty, The Queen will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee.
There will be year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations throughout the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world as communities come together to celebrate The Queen’s historic reign.
To celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, events and initiatives will take place throughout the year, culminating in a four-day UK bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June. The bank holiday will provide an opportunity for communities and people throughout the United Kingdom to come together to celebrate.
Communities are being invited to celebrate the Queen’s jubilee through a range of activities, which might involve parties on public land, street parties and other gatherings.
Councillor Philip Jackson, Leader of the Council, said: “As a council, we’re committed to trying to help communities celebrate in the best, and safest way possible.
“We know that this will be a special year for many people. Whether it’s having a party to celebrate The Queen’s magnificent achievement, or getting the community together to enjoy time out, we’d like to help.
“If you’re thinking about having an event or a street party, please get in contact with the council through our website to let us know. This isn’t about us trying to manage your events, this is about making sure our services to all our communities, like bin rounds, are thought about in the planning.”
Additionally, more than £22 million of National Lottery funding is being made available to help communities across the country come together to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. More information on the different funds available can be found here https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/news/press-releases/2021-11-17/over-22million-the-queens-platinum-jubilee.
If you’re interested in holding a street party and need a road closure, please get in touch as soon as possible. Final deadline for applications is Friday 15 April to allow the Council time to process the legal road closure orders. Road closure requests will be processed for free for this special occasion.
There’s really useful links on the Council’s website providing information about national celebrations as well as advice on how to plan your own. Visit www.nelincs.gov.uk and search for “Jubilee” – the information is held under the “Event Safety Advisory Group” page.