Barnet is celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a record-breaking 130+ street parties, fairs, big lunches and family-friendly activities for everyone to join.
One of the main events is the Golders Hill Fun Day which takes place on Thursday 2 June, from 2pm to 10pm.
It will include the ceremonial lighting of the beacon, live music performances throughout the day, a range of food and drinks stalls and will finish with a silent fireworks display.
The Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Alison Moore, said:
“I’m really looking forward to getting out and about and celebrating this momentous occasion with residents across the borough.
“It’s wonderful to see so many events and street parties being organised by residents and community groups throughout Barnet.
“It celebrates our diversity and what a great place Barnet is to live and to enjoy what will be an incredibly memorable time with neighbours and the wider community.”
The Fun Day is being held in Barnet’s Golders Hill Park and is being delivered in partnership with City of London Corporation, which manages the park.
Chair of the City Corporation’s Hampstead Heath Management Committee, William Upton, who will be one of the officials lighting the Beacon alongside the Mayor of Barnet.
The Deputy Lieutenant of Barnet, Martin Russell, said:
“Her Majesty The Queen is a symbol of unity for the country, and she continues to reign with an unfaltering commitment to public service.
“This event will be a fantastic way to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee and the extended bank holiday.”
To view the full programme and learn more about all the activities taking place, including a full list of road closures for Jubilee street parties, please visit https://engage.barnet.gov.uk/platinum-jubilee.