The extended Bank Holiday weekend starts from Thursday 2 June, but the entire UK will be celebrating the occasion throughout the year. Epsom will be on everyone’s lips when Her Majesty attends The Derby Festival as part of the official Platinum Jubilee celebrations. If you are wondering about what else is happening, then check out these Platinum Jubilee events in Epsom:
Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail
30 Apr – 12 June | Epsom Town Centre
A magical augmented reality story trail for families to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. Seven magical characters will be on a day trip from Buckingham Palace. Each of the characters will tell you about a decade in The Queen’s historic seventy-year reign.
Derby Hall of Fame unveiling
1 June | Epsom Market Place
An installation of a series of commemorative brass roundels featuring record-breaking jockeys, horses and trainers throughout Derby’s history will officially be opened at Epsom Market Place.
Epsom Jubilee Family Festival
1 June | Epsom Town Centre
Enjoy the Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Epsom with Jubilee Family Festival featuring Free Children’s ride and Face Painting, Spectacular Stilt Walkers, Live Music, Balloon Modelers and much more.
2 June | Epsom Downs Racecourse
Join us as the Mayor of Epsom & Ewell joins the nation and lights the new Beacon on Epsom Downs. The Beacon donated by Go Epsom will be lit along with thousands across the UK.
The Cazoo Derby – Derby Day
4 June | Epsom Downs Racecourse
Don’t miss this spectacular, gleeful, celebratory day where people come together to join in racing’s most unforgettable carnival. Derby Day will also stage an official commemoration of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The monarch will mark the occasion by attending The Derby with members of the Royal Family.
Neil Sands Presents Happy & Glorious
29 June | Epsom Playhouse
Go and enjoy a regal and patriotic afternoon as Neil Sands and his wonderful West End cast come to celebrate the 70 glorious years of Her Majesty’s record-breaking reign.