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Macclesfield Celebrates The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend
Join the Macclesfield Jubilee party on Sunday 3rd June, there are two Big Lunch parties in the town
centre and everyone’s invited!
The Big Lunch events will be held in Marketplace and Park Green between midday and 3.00pm. The format is to bring your own picnic, (and tables & chairs if you have them) with your family and friends to join in on really memorable social occasion.
Macclesfield Youth Brass Band will play in Market Place and The Town Hall will be open for
anyone wishing to see the recent restoration work.
At Park Green, the party, organised by members of The United Reformed Church and The
Trustees of The Silk Museum will take place on Park Lane outside The Museum. Enjoy live music and a free viewing of the exhibition 'A Royal Ascent' open specially to coincide with the party at Park Lane.
High spirits and entertainment guaranteed at both events. To add to the colour of the occasion guests are invited to dress regally or in the fashion of the era of The Queens Reign. Prizes will be awarded to the best table decoration by the Mayor of Macclesfield.
The celebrations will then move to Macclesfield Town Football Ground for The Proms on The Pitch on Sunday 3rd June. A great family fay out with live music, kids activities and much much more! Gates open at 4pm to book your tickets go to www.promsonthepitch.net
On Monday Her Majesty The Queen will light the first Beacon in London at 10.30pm this will be the signal for some 2000 others to be lit throughout The United Kingdom and The Commonwealth.
Macclesfield Scouts will light a Jubilee Beacon in South Park at 10.30pm.
For further information on events contact Diane Smith – Town Centre Manager on
01625 383771 or Mandy Fazelynia on 07884 115566.