Diamond Jubilee Takes Shape

Golden-Jubilee-on-the-greenPlans for Allington’s Jubilee celebrations over the weekend of  June 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd/4th are now at an advanced stage. A broad range of local organisations have come together to deliver a programme of events that should provide something for everyone. The preliminary schedule is listed below. Only two of the events (Big Lunch and Lark in the Park) have to be paid for and very soon we will publish details of prices and how you can get your hands on some tickets. All activities at the playing field will benefit from the cover of a huge marquee. Very shortly there will be lots more information available . We hope that everyone in the village will want to take part and you are more than welcome to invite friends and family to what is going to be a weekend to remember.


Friday 1st 

WELBY ARMS – Jubilee music quiz.

Sat June 2nd

VILLAGE HALL. 2-5pm. Charity Card Stall. U3A information. Celebration Poetry. Village History. Cakes with Tea.

CHURCH. 11-4pm. Flower Festival. Display of Crafts. Planting a Jubilee Oak Tree. Distribution of Jubilee mugs to all primary school and village children.

PLAYING FIELD.  From 12.30pm. Bouncy Office Tower. Other family activities/games/ BBQ’s/Junior Disco. Live music and disco later in the evening

Sunday June 3rd

VILLAGE HALL. 2-5pm Charity Card Stall. U3A information. Celebration Poetry. Village History. Cakes with Tea.

CHURCH. 2.30-5.15pm Flower Festival. Display of Crafts. Songs of Praise @5.30pm. 6.30pm Cheese and wine.

PLAYING FIELD. WI. Big Lunch. 3 sittings, tickets in advance.

Monday June 4th.

VILLAGE HALL. 1-5pm Charity Card Stall. U3A information. Celebration Poetry. Village History. Tea with Cakes.

VILLAGE GREEN.  12.30pm Morris Dancing. Teddy Bears Picnic for ALL ages, bring lunch, chairs, rugs and teddies.! Live Music by “Les.”

CHURCH.11-4pm Flower Festival. Display of Crafts.

PLAYING FIELD. 7pm  omwards Lark in the Park with The Fab 4 and Partybeat. Lighting the Beacon. Late pm.


Allington News “Queens” Scarecrow competition. Winners announced on Monday on the Green after Morris. Bar in the Marquee @the Playing field most of the time! Open Gardens around the village (details on Leaflets to be found in V.Hall, Pub, Shop, Allington Gdns.).

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