Private events for the residents of Kilmington Parish
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
Planning continues for Kilmington’s family celebrations in June.
The latest programme looks like this:
Thursday 2nd Evening, Platinum Beacon Party: A family BBQ party with a bar and music. At around 9:15pm we’ll join more than 1500 other communities across the UK as we light a special Jubilee Beacon on St Giles’s tower.
Friday 3rd Afternoon Village Treasure Hunt, Open Gardens and Afternoon Teas Take a family summer stroll around the village, visit some gardens and answer some brain teasers on the way. Starting and finishing at the Village Hall. Refreshments and tea and cake served.
Saturday 4th Afternoon Village Treasure Hunt, Open Gardens and Cream Teas
Evening, Celebration Disco, Classic Disco Hits to get you all moving, even ‘Dad Dancing’ – BBQ and Bar.
Sunday 5th Morning Joint Church Service St Giles’ and The Beacon
The Big Jubilee Lunch: Family Picnic, Children’s Fancy Dress, Adult’s Fancy Dress, Family Fun Sports, Tea, coffee and squash, with ice-creams for children. Prize giving: Treasure Hunt; Open Gardens; Fancy Dress; Sports; Figurines/scarecrows. Children’s Jubilee coin & certificate presentation.
Red, White & Blue: Join in to transform our village, using flowers, flags and coloured bunting on houses, fences, trees and hedges. Kilmington Garden Club will have a selection of red, white and blue flowering plants at their annual plant sale in May.
Garden Figurines (scarecrows): Our theme is ‘Royalty’s Many Faces’ Get creative and plan your royal figurines now. In May we’ll be holding a papier mache morning to model heads around balloons; Prizes for the most creative.