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Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

12th April 2022 / News, News-HP

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

14 May – 23 July
Queen and Country exhibition at Chippenham Museum. Twin exhibitions with two different responses to the English Monarchy, marking both Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th anniversary as monarch and the 38th Anniversary of the start of the English Civil War. A large-scale civil war re-enactment will take place in the Town on 23-24 July. A special opening will take place on 4 June with the English Civil War Society. At the Museum. Free Entry

Monday 23 May
Happy Days Platinum Jubilee Show, Neeld, 2 pm. The spectacular show ‘Happy Days’ is a patriotic, uplifting, feel-good show, full of well-known songs that will touch your heart and make you smile.

30 May – 4 June
The ‘Joy of Community’ bunting, Yelde Hall. Decorated triangular flags are displayed as bunting. Created by local people in various mediums the flags are a personal and artistic response to what our community means. Free entry.

70 years- 70 faces, Photographic Portraits, Yelde Hall. Photographic Portraits of the Chippenham Community by Chippenham Museum Photo Club. Free entry.

Thursday 2 June
Jubilee Market, High Street
Trooping The Colour, Live stream in the Neeld, 10am – 12.25pm. Free entry.

Friday 3 June
Jubilee Afternoon Tea with the Mayor, Neeld, 1pm – 3pm
Charter Market, High Street

Saturday 4 June
Civil War Re-enactors, High Street
Charter Market, High Street
Queen and Country exhibition, Chippenham Museum

Sunday 5 June
Bring a Picnic to John Coles Park, with Chippenham Hospital Radio, 11am – 5pm and Derek Nash Acoustic Jazz Quartet, 1pm – 3pm