The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 in the Pentons

These are the current planned events of which PRC are aware.  Make a note in your diaries, book a personal beacon for the lighting ceremony, book a seat for the Big Lunch…  and if you know of other planned Penton celebrations, let us know at penton.hall.bookings@gmail.com or 01264 513313

Thu 2nd June

  • from 9pm: Jubilee Beacon Lighting on Penton Recreation Ground. Free entry. We’ll have a main beacon, plus optional “personal beacons” (stainless steel oil torches) which you pre-order by emailing G71services@outlook.com or calling 07934 042 773 (cost £10). Be a part of the simultaneous lighting of the beacons across all the UK at 9:45pm.  

Fri 3rd June

  • all day: Flower Festival in Holy Trinity Church plus hanging baskets / planters in your garden

Sat 4th June

  • all day: Flower Festival in Holy Trinity Church plus hanging baskets / planters in your garden
  • all day: Treasure hunt around the Pentons. A self-guided, self-paced walk with clues and points of interest.  Start by collecting your sheet of clues at Holy Trinity Church.
  • [time tba]: More detailed, guided version of the walk / treasure hunt around the Pentons with local historians. Get more insights into your village.
  • 3:30pm: Jubilee Cream Tea in Penton Village Hall. Tickets to be booked in advance; details will follow soon.
  • 3:30pm: Jubilee Pudding / Pie competition. At the Penton Village Hall, entries will be displayed during the Jubilee Cream Tea

Sun 5th June

  • all day: Flower Festival in Holy Trinity Church plus hanging baskets / planters in your garden
  • 11am: Thanksgiving Service for the years of our Queen’s reign, to be held on Penton Recreation Ground (if wet, in the church)
  • 12:30pm: The Big Jubilee Lunch to be held on the Penton Recreation Ground (if wet, in the village hall). Tables, gazebos & bunting will be set out on the recreation ground to simulate a traditional street party.  Bring your own food and drink.  Background music and children’s games will be available on the field. Free entry but pre-booking of seats will be necessary (phone 01264 513313 or email penton.hall.bookings@gmail.com)
  • Jubilee Pudding / Pie competition winners will be announced – and there may be samples to taste!