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Beacon Lighting: Cowes Free

Thursday 2 7.00pmJune


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Beacon Lighting: Cowes Free

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Part of Platinum Jubilee

Cowes Esplanade - The Parade and bandstand

Entertainment includes:

7pm Medina Community Choir on the bandstand
8pm Mike Christie (singer) on the bandstand
9.35pm Piper, Malcom McGregor will play "Diu Regnare" from the bandstand
9.40pm Bugler, Daryll Pitcher, will perform a unique bugle call, entitled 'Majesty' from the bandstand
9.45pm Beacon lighting by Col. Carron Snagge, on The Parade opposite the bandstand
10.15pm End of ceremony.

The Jubilee Beacons is one of the official events of the Platinum Jubilee in 2022 as part of an extended bank holiday, from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June.

The Jubilee Beacons will provide an opportunity for communities and people throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK Overseas Territories and the Commonwealth, to come together to celebrate this historic milestone.

The four days of celebrations will include public events and community activities, as well as national moments of reflection on The Queen’s 70 years of service.