Jubilee celebration plans begin to shape up

Posted on 28th March 2012 | in Amble Town Council , Community , Heritage & Tourism , What's On

The celebration for the Jubilee will take place in Amble on 4 June 2012. It will be an event for children to bring their parents to and enjoy the festivities.

Starting with a red, white and blue themed parade (fancy dress or themed dress) down Queen Street, and finishing with the lighting of the Beacon on the Braid. A Church service will take place in St Cuthbert’s Church at 11.30, followed by a closing prayer after the beacon.

A draft time-line of possible events is featured below.

We expect to have people from out of town, so we need to impress them. Volunteers, marshals and even moral support will be needed.

If you think you can help then contact Craig Weir 01665 712342 or, preferably, by email   craigweir@btinternet.com, or Angela Burn 01665 714695 amble_clerical@btconnect.com

11.30 – 12.30    Church service at St. Cuthbert’s closing with fanfare over town tannoy. Parade to muster in High Street.
12.30 – 13.00    The tannoy will start the parade down Queen Street.
13.00         Town Square for picnic. Band, hog roast, bouncy castle, roundabout, ice-cream, and a magician.
14.30 – 15.00    First flight by falcons at Harbour Master’s field.
15.00        Stand up paddle display at Harbour Master’s field.
15.30         Pageant of boats in the harbour.
16.15         RNLI rescue.
Second flight of falcons.
Morning        Taking place during events a fairground on Harbour Master’s field, local groups to play. Burger and refreshment van.
Early evening    Coronation themed events to take place in Radcliffe Social Club and Granary.
21.30        Firework display from the North Breakwater.
22.23         Closing ceremony with the lighting of the Beacon on the Braid.

Look for more definite plans nearer the time.
Councillor Craig Weir

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