In collaboration with local partners, Petworth Town Council has organised various events for the community to enjoy as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

On Thursday 2nd June, the Leconfield Singers will be performing, Lucy Fanshawe (piper) will play Diu Regnare, a tree & plaque planted as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee will be unveiled and refreshments will be provided by volunteers from the Sylvia Beaufoy Centre.  The events on the 2nd June will get underway in Rosemary Gardens from around 8.30pm.

Nigel Flynn, our Town Crier, will be undertaking the Proclamation of the evening’s events, at 1pm.

On Saturday 4th June, the Platinum Party at the Palace will be shown live on a big screen in Market Square.  The streaming will commence from 7.30pm.  Concessions including ice cream, thai food, donuts and lamb burgers & koftas will be available for the community to enjoy.

On Sunday 5th June, a Big Lunch event will take place in Market Square from 12 – 3pm.  Entertainment will be provided by Wavy Davy.  Tea and coffee will be available in the Leconfield Hall thanks to volunteers at the Petworth & District Community Association.  Other refreshments will be available however please feel free to bring a packed lunch should you wish to.

Our thanks to Harsha Desai for her efforts organising these events for the people of Petworth and to the working group who have supported her efforts over the last 6 months.  Thanks also to the volunteers who are helping with the various roles required to make sure these events take place safely; without you they would not be possible and the Council is so appreciative of your support.