The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will be celebrated in Felixstowe with a four-day extravaganza of events, fun and activities.
Thursday, June 2
March through town centre and Official Proclamation by the Mayor of Felixstowe
The weekend of celebration begins with a procession of local cadets and other groups from Felixstowe Town Centre at 12.30pm to the Town Hall. Organised by the Royal British Legion, the march will conclude at 1pm with a proclamation from the Mayor of Felixstowe from the steps of the Town Hall. All are welcome to come and show their support.
12.26pm Queen’s Platinum Jubilee RAF Flypast – Lancaster
2pm Jonny Cash tribute band Jax & Co will perform at Ocean Boulevard, adjacent to the Beachside Events area on Sea Road.
National Beacon Lighting at Landguard Fort
Landguard Fort will be part of the National Beacon Lighting on the evening of Thursday, June 2. The entertainment will start at 8pm with singer Rachel Foskett and the Felixstowe Community Choir before local piper Leigh Adams, plays to the lighting of the beacon at 9.45pm, joining beacons cross the country in the historical tradition of illuminations in celebration of royal milestones.
There are limited spaces available for this free event, so be sure to secure your place via this link or by calling 01394 675900.
Visit www.landguard.com for more information about the beacon lighting and the activities going on throughout the day.
Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4
On Friday and Saturday of the Jubilee weekend, the beachside events area will come alive with community activities and music from across the decades of the Queen’s reign.
Entertainment will start at noon on both days until 10pm. The early noon-4pm slots will be filled by community groups, schools and choirs while the nightshift will involve a series of bands and performers recreating the music of the past 70 years.
There will also be events on the water.
On stage, subject to change, will be:
Friday, June 3, 2022
12.00-12.30 Poloz Majorettes
12.30-12.40 Litter Free Felixstowe
13-00-14.00 Katie Mitton
14.30 -15.00 Bethany Hurry
15.00-15.15 Felixstowe Town Council Civic Award Winners
15.30-16.30 Ruby Ambrose
18.30-19.45 Shane and The Korrados
20.15-22.00 Are We There Yet?
Saturday, June 4, 2022
12:00 – 12:30 Pop Chorus
12.45 – 13.15 Hamilton School of Dance
12:30 – 13:30 Events on the Sea
13.30 – 13:45 Felixstowe Karate Club
14:15 – 14:45 CDC Street Dance
15:00 – 15:15 Felixstowe Opportunity Group
15:30 – 16:30 The Remoras
17:00 – 18:00 J.S. & The Lockerbillies
18:30 – 19:45 Doctor & The Epics
20:15 – 22:00 TooT ’n’ Skamen
Sunday, June 5
An official service of Thanksgiving for Her Majesty will be held at St John’s Church at 10am on Sunday, June 5.
12.45 Queen’s Platinum Jubilee RAF Flypast Hurricane
Big Lunch in the Town Centre
Sunday is the official day of the Big Lunch, which will take place in Hamilton Road from 12 noon – 3pm.
Launched in 2009, the Big Lunch encourages communities to come together and celebrate their connections. Bring your own refreshments and the Lions Club of Felixstowe will provide the entertainment.
There are limited spaces for this free event, so be sure to secure your seat via this link or by calling 01394 282086.
If you are planning a street party of your own be sure to get the bunting out and share your pictures on social media using the hashtag #jubileefelixstowe
View the 2022 Jubilee Programme to read the complete programme.