The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee logoIn 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee (70 years of service).

The Queen's Green Canopy (QGC) is a tree planting initiative for schools and community.

Find grant funding for your Platinum Jubilee event or activity (on the official Platinum Jubilee 2022 website) from the National Lottery, Sport England or the Arts Council.

The Queen's Baton Relay comes to England this summer and will be carried across the country by 2,022 inspirational batonbearers, each with incredible stories.

Our fireworks, beacons and bonfire advice page gives some guidance on staying safe and what to do to consider other people and pets in the community.

We recommend that you do not use sky lanterns or helium balloons to celebrate events such as the Platinum Jubilee.

What's happening locally and nationally and how to organise your own event

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Grant scheme

This grant is now closed. We'll contact you to tell you if your application has been successful or not

Temporary Events Notices

You'll need to apply for a Temporary Event Notice (TEN) if you're holding an event with licensable activities such as selling alcohol, serving hot food or drink or providing entertainment like music, or dancing

Holding a street party

Street parties are simple to organise. We've put together some guidance sets out what you need to think about and what's needed to help your event run smoothly

Official jubilee events

There will be an extended bank holiday from Thursday 2 June, to Sunday 5 June, to give you the opportunity to celebrate the jubilee

Map of jubilee events

Search for information about local and national events, and find out how to add details of your own celebratory activities on the official map

Community beacons

The Essex Association of Local Councils is calling on you to get involved in beacon lighting within your community

Temporary road closures

You may need to apply for a road closure if you want to hold a party in your street

Her Majesty the Queen visits Uttlesford

Her Majesty The Queen has visited the district a number of times during her long reign