Category Archive: Royal Jubilee Events

Beacons and fireworks at Wittenham Clumps and Brightwell Barrow

To mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, over 4000 beacons were lit across the country on the evening of 4th June. Nearby, beacons were lit in Abingdon (on the roof of County Hall) Culham, Wittenham Clumps, Brightwell Barrow and Cumnor Hill. The final beacon was lit by the Queen herself outside Buckingham Palace.   Jubilee Beacon …

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The Thames River Pageant

The Big Event of the Diamond Jubilee was held on the Thames a little way downriver from Radley.   The flagship Gloriana leads the Thames River Pageant under Battersea Bridge.     The Thames River Pageant, photo album (pdf)

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Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

  The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II was celebrated across The Nation over four days from Saturday 2nd June to Tuesday 5th June 2012. The main celebrations took place in London, of course. In Radley, the occasion was marked by fancy-dress procession and a “Field Party” on the village playing field on Saturday 2nd …

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Programme Of Events

  Programme of Events for Saturday 2nd June to Tuesday 5th June 2012         when where   what         Saturday         1:00pm – 4:00pm Abbey Grounds, Abingdon   Fun in the Park         1:30pm Radley Railway Station   Fancy-Dress Procession to the Village …

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The Jubilee Field Party

                The Party in the Field, photo album (pdf)

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Fancy Dress Competition

Nicola Blackwood, the local MP, had the unenviable task of judging the children’s fancy dress competition.       The Fancy Dress Competition, photo album (pdf)

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The Royal Jubilee Procession

      To mark the start of the Radley Diamond Jubilee celebrations, a fancy dress procession took place from the Railway Station to the Gooseacre playing field, where the main festivities took place throughout the afternoon. As it approached Gooseacre, the procession was met by a Giant Man, but he seemed friendly enough and …

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