Looking back to June 2022: Platinum Jubilee events in South Kesteven

Jubilee weekend events in our towns and villages. [Updated May 24]

If you have an event we should know about, please email pr@southkesteven.gov.uk with the details.

Jubilee weekend events in our towns



2 June:  

Beacon Lighting 
Stamford Hill. Organiser: Bourne Events Group

2-5 June: 

Festival at Wellhead
Organiser: Bourne Round Table 

3 June: 

Thanksgiving Service at Abbey Church
Organiser: Bourne Events Group

3 June: 

Dinner at Corn Exchange
Organiser: Bourne Events Group

4 June: 

Street Market 
North Street. Organiser: Bourne Events Group

Jubilee Festival at Elsea Park
12pm-5pm at the Community Centre; Picnic in the Park - live music - inflatables - exotic pets - The Great Elsea Park Bake Off - performance by LDC - food and drink.  Organiser: Elsea Park Community Trust. More info: www.elseapark.co.uk/platinum-jubilee



2 June: 

Beacon Lighting
Dysart Park, 5pm-10pm. Featuring Cranwell Military Wives Choir, food court, picnic, Jammy Codgers band.
Organisers: Dysart Park Action Group and South Kesteven District Council.

3 June:

A Special Service of Thanksgiving for Her Majesty the Queen - St Wulfram's Church, 6pm.

4 June:

Platinum Party in the Palace from 7pm. 
Live screening in St Wulfram's Church with a bar and food.

3-5 June:  

Three-day family gala
Wyndham Park. Live entertainment, fairground rides, charity stalls, retail stalls, industrial heritage, military displays, static classic and vintage vehicle display, emergency vehicle display.  Organiser: Lincolnshire Fire Aid.

5 June:

Street Party
Between St Wulfram's Church and Grantham House on Castlegate and Church Street. From 12.30- 4.30pm. Live music from Melody Flyte. Plus games and entertainment.


Market Deeping

2 June:

Beacon Lighting
Jubilee Park. Organiser: Deeping St James Parish Council

Outdoor Music Event 
Riverside Park. Organiser: Market Deeping Town Council

Jubilee Bike Show - Iron Horse Ranch House, High Street

3 June:

Motorcade Day
Community organised

Fancy Dress Karaoke Night - Iron Horse Ranch House, High Street

4 June: 

Neighbourhood Day
Community organised 

5 June: 

Party in the Park, John Eve Park, 12noon-5pm. Giant family picnic, music, entertainment, crafts, childrens rides, Fens Falconry birds of prey, Battle of Britain Lancaster fly-past. Organiser: Lions and Rotary Clubs of the Deepings



2 June: 

Beacon Lighting 
Recreation Ground, 5pm-10pm. Music, entertainment, fairground rides, lantern parade and pudding competition. Organiser:
Stamford Town Council

3 June: 

Thanksgiving Service 
All Saints Church


Jubilee weekend events in our villages and communities


  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting
  • 2-5 June: Family Fun Weekend, Allington Playing Field


  • 4 June: Village Festival, Ancaster Playing Field, 1pm 


  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting, Heath Farm


  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting
  • 2-5 June: Family Fun Weekend


  • 4 June: Party, Village Hall, 7.30pm
  • 5 June: Big Lunch, Village Hall, 1pm-6pm 


  • 2 June:  Light beam event on village green
  • 3 June: Pub night at the village hall with a royal themed quiz
  • 4 June: Garden Party at the Rectory 2-4pm 
  • 5 June: Church service and picnics
  • Plus village treasure hunt picture quiz and commemorative tree planting on the village green 


  • 2 June: Treasure Hunt and Beacon Lighting 
  • 3 June: St Paul's Service, St Vincent's Church
  • 3 June: Family Sports Day and Jazz Party, Playing Field 
  • 4 June: Epsom Ladies' Day, Playing Field 
  • 5 June: Street Party, High Street


  • 2 June: Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting, Thursday evening  
  • Weekend celebrations include: 

A Queen's Platinum Jubilee Bench at the Colsterworth Nature Trail

A Queen's Platinum Jubilee Green Canopy Plaque for the Green Canopy tree planted earlier this year on Colsterworth Nature Trail

Corby Glen

  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting

Croxton Kerrial (Sports & Social Club)

  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting - BBQ - Bar open
  • 5 June: Village picnic - Live Music from last 70 years - Childrens disco and games - Maypole - Cake competition - Scarecrow trail - afternoon drinks and cakes - the village through the years - flower displays


  • 2 June: Afternoon Tea with Melody Flyte, Village Hall, 2.30pm-5pm
  • 5 June: The Big Jubilee Lunch, Village Hall, 12.30pm-3pm

Dry Doddington

  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting
  • 4 June: Tea Party On The Village Green 
  • 5 June: Afternoon concert, Newark Town Band, outside Village Hall 


  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting
  • 3 June: Best Dressed House, judging 10.30am, plus fun run, sports and novelty cricket match
  • 4 June: Parade of Floats, plus full day of events on playing field with tea party at 2.30pm and evening sing-a-long and talent show. Display of vintage village photos and crafts

Great Gonerby

  • 4 June: Village Party, Belton Lane Park, 2pm-11pm, live evening broadcast of Jubilee party from London


  • 3 June: Street Party


  • 2 June: Flower Festival with the theme of "the Queen's crowns and jewels" - Church 12 noon (also Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • 2 June: Childrens lantern making workshop - Church
  • 2 June: Village parade - from Village Hall 
  • 2 June: Cemetery Tree planting 4pm
  • 3 June: Afternoon Tea & Cakes, Village Hall 3pm-4.30pm
  • 4 June: Conern screening at Social Club
  • 5 June: Service of Thanksgiving - Church, 11am


  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting, Griffin Inn
  • 3 June: Parish Party, Stamford Stompers Jazz Band. All parish children to receive commemorative mug. 


  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting, Waggon and Horses pub
  • 5 June: Picnic in the Park, East End Park, 12noon-4pm, memorial tree planting, fancy dress, royal cake competition

Long Bennington

  • 5 June: Street Party and Fete, 12noon-5pm, St Jame's Hall


  • 2 - 5 June: Flower Festival, 
  • St Peter's Church, 10am-4pm
  • 3 June: Village sign and bench unveiling, 1pm
  • 4 June: Fun run, Jubilee Queen talk, afternoon tea
  • 5 June: Big Jubilee Lunch, 12noon-4pm, plus best dressed house and Queencrow competitions


  • 5 June: Street Party, St Martin's Close, 1pm-3pm

South Witham

  • 4 June: Jubilee picnic, entertainment and dog show


  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting 


  • 2 June: Beacon Lighting
  • 3 June: Thanksgiving Service, All Saints Church 
  • 4 June: Village Rounders, Cricket Club

West Deeping

  • 2/3 June: Village Trail Quiz 
  • 4 June: Epsom Derby Racing Afternoon, Red Lion pub, afternoon tea and evening Platinum Party concert from Buckingham Palace with hog roast
  • 5 June: Church Service, St Andrew's Church, 11am, followed by Big Jubilee Lunch street party, bake-off competition, children's activities and competitions in the Tinsley Field.
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