Queen’s jubilee | The ultimate events and celebrations guide

The Queen’s jubilee celebrations are being announced all round the UK. With the highly anticipated four-day Bank Holiday Weekend on the horizon (2nd – 5th June) we’ve put together our ultimate guide to the best platinum jubilee events, product launches and celebrations taking place. Don’t forget to bookmark this page as we’ll be updating regularly!

Ganymede celebrations

Elevated British bar and dining room, Ganymede in Belgravia, invites you to a super stylish star-studded street party on Sunday, 5th June to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. In collaboration with the Belgravia Traders Association (BTA), the free-to-attend street party will take place around the corner from Buckingham Palace on the aptly named Elizabeth Street. Expect a smattering of famous locals amongst lords and ladies alongside superlative food and plenty of quintessentially British activities, from horse and carriage rides to Punch & Judy!

Running from 11am – 6pm, the street will be decked in sensational bunting courtesy of Belgravia-based interior designer Joanna Wood whilst Summerill & Bishop are creating table decorations fit for any queen.

Ganymede will also be accepting bookings for dining indoors all day for a more intimate affair and post the street party for dinner. To book email info@ganymedelondon.co.uk / call 02039710761 or reserve your table online here.

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Patisserie Valerie Platinum Jubilee Cakes

For a truly majestic celebration cake, Patisserie Valerie has come up trumps with its regal purple and gold creation topped with its very own crown. Enrobed in a rich, royal purple icing and featuring layers of vanilla sponge, berry cream, fresh cream and mixed berry filling, all coated with Swiss meringue buttercream, the Jubilee Cake (£44.95) comes decorated with gold flecks, golden sprinkles, vanilla macarons and a miniature gold crown for a stunning centrepiece.

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Alternatively, take note of Her Majesty’s own good taste and top off celebrations with The Queen’s favourite chocolate biscuit cake. The Patisserie Valerie rich dark chocolate tiffin cake (£42.95) is packed with rich tea biscuits, coated with dark chocolate ganache, and finished with caramelised biscuit crumb and a golden chocolate crown. Available in store and online from 20th May – 12th June www.patisserie-valerie.co.uk

Searcys Tea Sets & English Sparking Wines

Acclaimed for its afternoon tea, Searcys’ new porcelain tableware collection promises to elevate any Jubilee celebration. The beautifully designed, fine bone porcelain sets of teacups and saucers have been created by British fine ceramic company William Edwards. The elegant set features Searcys signature honeycomb decoration with a 24-carat gold edging, evoking a timeless art-deco silhouette. The set is £90 for set of two teacups and saucers and is available for nationwide delivery.

In addition, add some sparkle to your celebrations with the new Searcys Classic Cuvée, Brut – an English sparkling wine, made in collaboration with award-winning producer Greyfriars Vineyard in Surrey. Perfect for queens Jubilee parties and picnics, the new fizz is soft and carefully balanced with notes of fresh fruit and a crisp finish and pairs wonderfully with fish, seafood, cold meats and sweet treats. https://searcys.giftpro.co.uk

Mariage Frères’ Royal Tea Collection

It doesn’t get more British than a cup of tea, and what better way to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee than with a luxury blend from Mariage Frères – fit for the Queen herself! There’s a tea for every celebration including the Britannia tea (100g, £25), showcased in a regal purple collector’s tin as a nod to the British Crown.

This malty black tea features overtones of fruit and spices that provide a taste of exoticism – and of course welcomes a drop of milk. www.mariagefreres.com/UK/welcome.html

A celebratory English sparkling from Hattingley Valley

The perfect pour to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, Hampshire favourite, Hattingley Valley, has you covered with its stunning range of English sparkling wines. Gather friends and family and pop open a magnum – choose from the award-winning Blanc de Blancs 2014 (£120) or the crowd-pleasing Rosé 2018 (£100). For something extra special, with a royal seal of approval, the award-winning King’s Cuvée (£85) is a premium blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with citrus and baked apple aromas is a must try – a truly flawless accompaniment to any celebration! www.hattingleyvalley.com

‘Queens of Pop’ Drag Brunch at The Folly

Be loyal to your inner royal, put on your flower crown, and head to the city for the ‘Queens of Pop’ Drag Brunch. Sing along with your favourite pop divas, from Beyoncé to Mariah Carey, Britney Spears and Aretha Franklin, hosted by the incredible Ruby Murray of Pikes Ibiza. Expect dazzling entertainment including circus acts and fierce drag performances. What’s more, tempt your tastebuds with a delicious brunch dish and 90 minutes of bottomless drinks, including Pornstar Martinis, Espresso Martinis, Mimosas or Mai-Tais.

DATES: Saturday 4th June, from 12pm – 4pm. TICKETS: from £54.95pp, with 90 minutes of selected bottomless drinks & one brunch dish | Purchase hereADDRESS:  The Folly | 41 Gracechurch St, London, EC3V 0BT | @thefollybarlondon

Pinkster Jubilee Jam Cocktail

This Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend is the perfect time to mix up a quintessentially British Pinkster Gin Cocktail. Pinkster, the pioneer of pink gin is made from gin-soaked raspberries grown near the Pinkster HQ in Cambridgeshire which give it its pink hue and subtle fruitiness. To make the cocktail:
50ml Pinkster Gin | 1 heaped teaspoon of Pinkster Gin Jam | 25ml elderflower liqueur | 15ml lemon juice | Top with a splash of soda water
 
Add Pinkster Gin Jam and lemon juice into a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into rocks glass filled with ice and top with splash of soda.
Pinkster has no added sugar with the sweetness coming from the raspberries alone. Pinkster Gin is a delightfully English Gin that is the perfect serve this Jubilee Weekend, toasting with friends and family. Pinkster Gin RRP £36.00 for 70cl bottle. ABV 37.5%. Pinkster is available at Majestic WineSelfridgesOcadoMaster of Malt and www.pinkstergin.com 

Social Supermarket Jubilee Tea & Biscuits Hamper

This bank holiday, celebrate with picnic hampers and gift galore that save wonky fruit from landfill, support female farmers and help to fund clean water projects. Whether you’re vegan or alcohol-free, Social Supermarket has an option to you can celebrate with this Jubilee weekend. What could be more quintessentially British than an afternoon tea hamper fit for a Queen?

Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee this June with a selection of the most exquisite loose leaf teas, preserves and more – topped off with a commemorative Jubilee mug to make this a gift to remember for years to come. This hamper supports female farmers in coffee-growing regions experiencing crisis. Available from: www.socialsupermarket.org

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May 13 2022. Carvery Throne at Bramley Farm, Farmhouse Inns.

Royal Throne Made From Carvery Ingredients

The Bramley Farm team in Altrincham, part of the dining and carvery brand Farmhouse Inns, has today unveiled a royal throne fit for a British queen and made from classic carvery ingredients. The throne, consisting of Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes and vegetables, was commissioned by Bramley Farm General Managers Juilanne Martin and Donna Piling, as they were keen to share their passion for the upcoming Platinum Jubilee celebrations with their customers in true Farmhouse Inns style.

May 13 2022. Carvery Throne at Bramley Farm, Farmhouse Inns.

What’s more, ahead of the Jubilee in June, Farmhouse Inns Bramley Farm is temporarily rebranding to Ma’amhouse Inns until the celebrations are over, with a brand-new royal banner added to the exterior of the pub.

May 13 2022. Carvery Throne at Bramley Farm, Farmhouse Inns.

The carvery throne was created by renowned food artist Nathan Wyburn, who uses a range of non-traditional items such as household goods and foodstuffs to create stunning works of art, such as a portrait of HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall back in 2018. Now, the unique carvery throne forms the first of many Jubilee themed celebrations for Farmhouse Inns, which is known for its outstanding carvery and cake offering, as sites across the UK will be decorated for the four-day bank holiday weekend. To book your table for the Jubilee Celebrations, visit: https://www.farmhouseinns.co.uk/pubs/

Worlds Smallest Jubilee Party

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham is honouring the Queen’s remarkable 70 years on the throne by throwing the world’s smallest Platinum Jubilee celebration. After taking to the throne in 1952, Her Majesty has ‘built’ an extraordinary legacy, serving not only the UK but the masses of countries throughout the Commonwealth. As such, the residents of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre have decided to mark her Platinum Jubilee with a party like no other.

Taking to the streets of MINILAND Birmingham, a mini figure of Queen Elizabeth II can be spotted waving with the rest of her royal family from the balcony, as her Jubilee carriage and mini figures parade the streets in her honour.

With foot guards marching, 350 patriots waving the nation’s flag, streets lined with bunting, reporters on hand and secret service officers watching nearby, it’s an image we’re sure to see replicated in real life throughout the Platinum Pageant and Trooping of the Colour during the extended Bank Holiday weekend. LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham’s MINILAND features many of the city’s iconic buildings, from the Bullring to the world’s smallest Primark and now for the first time has its very own regal procession. To visit the world’s smallest Platinum Jubilee celebrations, please visit the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham website and book your tickets online here.

Queen’s Jubilee themed products at Wilko

From matching dinnerware and crockery to pet accessories and bunting, there’s plenty to choose from to give the home a royal makeover and celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee in style this June.

The super cute bow-ties and bandannas would be perfect for those looking to involve their pets in the queen’s jubilee celebrations. You can find all of these and more in store and online at Wilko: www.wilko.com

Perthyn Flies the Flag for Low Alcohol Welsh Spirits this Jubilee Weekend

Perthyn Low Alcohol Sprit flies the flag this Jubilee Weekend for Welsh spirits. Perthyn offers people a delicious drink whilst cutting back on alcohol, making it also the perfect drink for designated drivers on the Bank Holiday Weekend. Four Welsh Rugby icons, Shane Williams, James Hook, Lee Byrne, and Mike Phillips have united through friendship to launch Perthyn Low Alcohol Spirit: The Spirit of Belonging. Pronounced “Pear-thin” and taking its name from the Welsh meaning of belonging, Perthyn is a low alcohol spirit, full of flavour and perfect for mixing with tonic or in cocktails.

Perthyn is a balance of 12 botanicals resulting in a zesty spirit with notes of citrus, cardamon and thyme. Perthyn is an excellent substitute for health conscious individuals who want a low calorie spirit without compromising on taste. Perthyn Low Alcohol Spirit RRP £21.95. ABV 10%. Available from the Cardiff Distillery.

Dr. Beckmann renames product to Dr. Beckma’am.

In a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne, cleaning and laundry expert, Dr. Beckmann, has renamed its Pet Stain and Odour Remover – the UK’s number one – to Dr. Beckma’am. The limited-edition pack has had a royal make-over, complete with the UK flags, its new honouree title and the inclusion of corgis – the Queen’s loveable pets. Whilst her pooches may be royalty, with the long walks at Sandringham and Balmoral, there is no doubt their mucky paws cause some damage throughout the palace.

So, for a limited time only, Dr. Beckmann’s Pet Stain and Odour Remover has been rebranded to honour Her Majesty and her special companions. As the best-selling product for removing the messes our four-legged friends may create, it seems fitting that the Queen’s loyal companions would feature on a special Dr. Beckma’am Jubilee pack. The highly effective formula of Dr. Beckmann’s Pet Stain and Odour Remover helps remove stains and odours from carpets and upholstery caused by our pets, with the help of its unique 2 in 1 brush applicator.

The product is available at a wide range of retailers and is currently on offer at Waitrose for two for £6.50*. Anyone who orders a Pet Stain and Odour Remover via the Dr. Beckmann website over the Jubilee celebrations, could be in with a chance of receiving the special Jubilee edition*: https://www.dr-beckmann.co.uk/products/pet-stain-and-odour-remover/

 

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