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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Events in Dorset

09 May 2022

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with us here in Dorset. Dress for the occasion in red white and blue and join in the fun to be had at events right across the county (scroll down for events listings). 

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Events in Dorset

Little ones can dress up as princes and princesses and head for Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park where, as well as all the animals to see, there’ll be cream teas to enjoy – just be sure to pre-book!

Fancy a celebratory picnic lunch with sea views? Then book a place at the Platinum Jubilee Lunch being held at Greenhill Tennis Courts, Weymouth, where you’ll be entertained by some of the best local music acts.

Lyme Regis believes in going big or go home – there’s a torchlight procession, Jubilee Picnic, BBC Big Band on the Beach and fabulous Jubilee fireworks display. It’s also the weekend of Jazz Jurassica, an annual event with mind-blowing music.

They certainly know how to party In the New Forest – with Lymington, Fordingbridge and Ringwood each throwing a Jubilee Party in the Park.

On 2nd June more than 2,000 Jubilee beacons will be lit across the UK – Dorchester will be lighting theirs at 9pm at Salisbury Fields; Ringwood at 9.30pm at Market Place; Christchurch (between 5pm and 10pm; Lyme Regis 9.30pm; Bridport, Coneygar Hill 9.45pm; Corfe Castle during evening.

Browse the Dorset Jubilee events below:

28 May 2022 to 06 Jun 2022
Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Half-term Jubilee FunHalf Term Jubilee fun for the whole family to enjoy at the Tank Museum. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ activities, and more at Dorset’s largest indoor attraction. 28 May – 6 June, open daily 9am-5pm. See Tanks in Action Displays 30 May – 3 June. Vehicle rides every day. Queen’s Platinum Jubilee activities. Free Top Trumps ...
02 June 2022
Dorchester, Dorset
Jubilee Family Fun DayJoin us in the Dorchester Borough Gardens for a Jubilee Celebration Party for all ages. Free entertainment will include: Punch & Judy Face Painting Durnovaria Silver Band Bungee Run Inflatable Challenge Game Royal themed arts and crafts. Royal Treasure Hunt with prizes. The Kiosk in the Gardens will be open, selling ice-creams, hot and cold drinks and snacks. There will be also be ...
02 June 2022
New Forest, Dorset
Jubilee Picnic in the ParkJoin in the celebrations at Fordingbridge Recreation Ground from 3.30pm to 10pm. Entry is free to this event. We hope to see you all there to enjoy a day of festivities by the river. Hot food & licensed bar Pre-ordered picnic hampers Children’s activities Live music Disco through the 70 years Lighting of the new town beacon Rotary club duck race Parking and drop off at the sports ...
02 June 2022
Lyme Regis, Dorset
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Torchlight ProcessionLyme Regis Regatta & Carnival Committee are organising a special Torchlight Procession which will take place on the evening of Thursday 2nd June, the first day of an extended 4-day bank holiday. Join in this iconic event as participants walk with flaming torches through Langmoor Gardens down to the seafront and on to the sandy beach where a circle of light is formed before the Mayor of ...
02 June 2022
Bridport, Dorset
Symondsbury Estate Jubilee PartyOn Thursday 2nd June the Symondsbury Estate is hosting a traditionally British Jubilee party in celebration of Her Majesty’s monumental milestone. Come together and join us for a fun-filled day of activities! Traditional Street Party on the Café Terrace – Pre-order your picnic box online or in our Home & Garden Store. Live Music – From Harvey Causley. Village Fete Games – Skittles, ...
02 June 2022
Christchurch, Dorset
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon LightingTo Celebrate the Queen's Jubilee in June, Christchurch Town Council are organising a Beacon Lighting Event on Mudeford Quay. Entertainment, music, food and drink! 5pm until 10pm Time:
02 June 2022
Poole, Dorset
Upton Country Park Jubilee PicnicCelebrate with us on Thursday 2nd June in our beautiful Walled Garden. With music from Swing Unlimited’s Community Big Band, playing 45-minute sets at 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm Bring your own picnic or purchase one from the Tea Rooms
02 June 2022
Wareham, Dorset
Wareham Town Jubilee CelebrationsWareham Town Council are putting on an afternoon and evening of celebrations to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. See the attached poster for more details.
02 June 2022
Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Jubilee Firework DisplayA free firework display on Thursday 2nd June is organised by Weymouth Town Council to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The spectacular display will take place on Weymouth seafront at 10pm after a beacon lighting ceremony at the Nothe Fort. The beacon lighting at 9.45pm is part of a nationwide initiative which will see beacons simultaneously lit throughout the UK in honour of the Queen’s ...
02 Jun 2022 to 03 Jun 2022
Farmer Palmers, Wareham, Dorset
Farmer Palmer's Jubilee CelebrationsCalling all princes and prinincesses! Grab your crowns and tiaras and come and celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with us at Farmer Palmer's! On Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June, the team will be dressing up and the farm park will be getting a 'Royal Makeover' with bunting and flags! The Hen House team will be busy baking delicious scones for afternoon cream teas, and we’ll even have ...
02 Jun 2022 to 04 Jun 2022
Sherborne, Dorset
Sherborne Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsTo celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Sherborne Town Council with Sherborne Chamber of Trade & Commerce, Sherborne Indies and Abbey FM have put together a programme of events running from Thursday 2nd June to Saturday 4th June. As well as all of the events on the attached poster, there will be: THURSDAY 2nd JUNE Sherborne Town Band playing a medley of music, for an hour prior to ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022
Blandford, Dorset
Blandford Forum Jubilee CelebrationsMonday 30th May to Sunday 5th June - Spot The Oddity – shops and businesses throughout Blandford will be taking part in this event. Thursday 2nd June - Music Event and Beacon Lighting at the Railway Arches, 2pm – 10pm. The Jubilee Beacons is one of the official events of the Platinum Jubilee in 2022 as part of an extended bank holiday, from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June. Thousands of ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022
Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Castle Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsCorfe Castle will celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th anniversary as monarch over the four-day Bank Holiday weekend. Thursday 2 June Evening: Lighting of the Corfe Castle Beacon Location: Gathering in the Village Square, Church Lawn and the Castle grounds. Friday 3 June Please watch this space for more details, coming soon… Saturday 4 June Please watch the website below for ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022
Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsJoin us at the Nothe Fort over the Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee. We are delighted to offer a whole range of activities to be enjoyed by all! Come and see the Royal Memorabilia Exhibition, a light-hearted look at local residents' Royal trinkets. Take a look at an astonishing art installation inspired by the occasion. Dine on a delicious cream tea ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022
New Forest, Dorset
Ringwood Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsRingwood will celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee over the four-day UK bank holiday weekend. The bank holiday will provide an opportunity for communities and people throughout the United Kingdom to come together to celebrate the historic milestone. Ringwood Town Council will be hosting two events- the lighting of a Jubilee Beacon on Thursday 2nd June, and a celebratory 'Party in the ...
03 June 2022
Swanage, Dorset
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Swanage CelebratesA community Street Party to be held in The Lower High Street and Prince Albert Gardens, Swanage, on Friday 3rd June 2022, a national Bank Holiday to celebrate the 70 years of the Reign of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Tickets and more information from the website below.
03 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022
Wimborne, Dorset
Jubilee Weekend - Best of BritishWe're celebrating at the Allendale Centre with a great range of 'Best of British' activities - why not join us? ​Friday 3rd June, Bumper Blyton. Saturday 4th June, Kids' Fancy Dress Jubilee Party. Saturday 4th June, Best of British Quiz. Sunday 5th June, Afternoon Tea @ the Allendale. For more details and to book tickets see the website below. ​
04 June 2022
Christchurch, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee Children's Tea PartyWe are pleased to announce our free Children’s Jubilee Tea Party & Cupcake Competition. Aimed at children under thirteen and their families, this fun-filled event includes plenty of activities and fun for all, including: The fabulous Jamie Jigsaw with his circus workshops, plus stilt walking and magic shows Cupcake competition Arts and crafts Mindfulness sessions Nature trails Plus ...
05 June 2022
Poole, Dorset
Big Jubilee Lunch on the FieldIt’s not every day you get to celebrate a Jubilee! Join us on the St Edward's School field to celebrate The Queen’s 70-year reign with a picnic lunch. There will be music, traditional games and a community atmosphere. It’s sure to be a fun day for everyone involved. Purchase your tickets today (free or donation via the website below) and join us on the field for our ‘Big Jubilee Lunch on ...
05 June 2022
Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Regis Jubilee PicnicSunday 5 June is the main event of Lyme's Platinum Jubilee weekend, starting with the Jubilee Picnic in the seafront gardens in the late afternoon. The public are invited to bring their own picnics to enjoy with a view of Lyme Bay, while being entertained by local performers on the seafront rooftop. Music will come from the talented young musicians of B Sharp and the traditional brass ...
05 June 2022
Weymouth, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee Lunch PartyCelebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee at Greenhill Tennis Courts, The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 7SW. Sunday 5 June 2022 11am – 2pm £6 per person Entertainment on stage from The Rock Choir, the four Decadettes and local band, The Originals. Tables and chairs provided, just bring your own picnic, dress up and join the party! Jurassic Rocks Cafe will be open for hot ...
05 June 2022
Lyme Regis, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee: BBC Big Band on the BeachOver the weekend of 2 to 5 June, Lyme Regis will join the nation in marking the historic occasion, with a big finale event on Sunday 5 June. The events are being hosted by Lyme Regis Town Council, in partnership with Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Committee, Jazz Jurassica and the Marine Theatre. Join us for a spectacular open-air performance by the BBC Big Band on Lyme Regis beach on ...
05 June 2022
Blandford, Dorset
Queen's Platinum Jubilee Family Fun DaySunday is the fun day to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Blandford. Rides, live entertainment, food stalls and more. Please see the attached poster for more details.
05 June 2022
Lyme Regis, Dorset
Queen's Platinum Jubilee FireworksA dazzling fireworks display provides a spectacular finale to a weekend of Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Lyme Regis. Lyme Regis harbour offers the perfect setting for an explosion of light and colour with the skies above Lyme Regis seafront illuminated by a stunning pyrotechnic display. Watch from Langmoor and Lister Gardens or anywhere along the seafront near the sandy beach. The ...
18 June 2022
Wareham, Dorset
Jubilee ConcertJoin Wareham Choral Society for their Jubilee Concert on June 18th at 7pm in Lady St Mary Church Wareham. Wareham Choral Society with conductor Hazel Ricketts, Organist Paul Ellis, Mezzo Soprano Grace Lovelass and Top Notes leader Emma Aldir. Wareham Town Band. Lady St Mary Bellringers.

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