Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting
Date: Thursday 2nd June 2022 9:00pm
Venue: Outside St James' Church, Westgate, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9YD
Lighting of the Beacon 9:45pm
On 2nd June 2022 we celebrate a unique milestone in our history, Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th year as our Monarch and Head of the Commonwealth, her Platinum Jubilee, something no previous monarch has achieved.
Join us at St James for the lighting of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Community Beacon.
Make an evening of it with refreshments from 7pm 'Under the Tower' at St James and at the Wheatsheaf with food from the Badboy Bagel Co.
A short service of Thanksgiving at 9pm in St James, with a premiere of the RSCM Jubilee Anthem, will culminate with Bugler, Choir, Bells and the lighting of the Beacon on the north side of church outside. by the Mayor of Louth. He will light the beacon in celebration of this moment and to pay tribute to Her Majesty along with more than 1,500 beacons that will be lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories, and one in each of the capital cities of Commonwealth countries in recognition of The Queen’s long and selfless service.
The beacons will enable local communities, individuals and organisations to pay tribute to Her Majesty as part of the official Platinum Jubilee Weekend of celebrations from 2nd to 5th June 2022.