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Forres Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

2 June - 5 June

Forres is hosting several events to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Thursday 2 June

  • 2–4pm – Afternoon tea at Mackenzie & Cruickshank – booking info
  • 9pm – Lighting of beacon at Findhorn, featuring specially written music from local pipers, bugle player and Kinloss Military Wives Choir. See Findhorn Jubilee Weekend for more details
  • 9.30pm – Tolbooth illuminated
  • 9.30pm – Forres Pipe Band will play Diu Regnare
  • 9.35pm – Imogen Symon (age 12) will play cornet piece ‘Majesty’
  • 9.40pm – St Laurence Church Bells will ring
  • 9.45pm – Tolbooth will be lit to the song ‘A Life Lived With Grace,’ by the Forres Youth Choir
  • 9.45pm – Forres Youth Choir will sing A Life Lived With Grace, the official song for the Queen’s Jubilee.

Friday 3 June

  • Findhorn Village Centre Open Day; Come and Try day at the bowling club. See Findhorn Jubilee Weekend for times
  • 6pm – Toun Mercat, organised by the Forres Community Activities Association
  • 6–9pm – Royal Themed Flower Festival, St Laurence Church
  • 3–8pm –  Jubilee High Tea at the Mosset Tavern– booking info

Saturday 4 June

  • Times TBC – Treasure trail; organised swimming between the piers. See Findhorn Jubilee Weekend for times
  • 10am–1pm – Rafford Jubilee Jamboree, 10am–1pm, Rafford Village Hall
  • 10am–12noon – Flower festival, St Laurence Church
  • 12noon–4pm, Jubilee BBQ, The Cafe at Logie Steading – booking info
  • 2–4pm – Flower festival, St Laurence Church,
  • 3–8pm –  Jubilee High Tea at the Mosset Tavern– booking info

Sunday 5 June

  • Times TBC – Garden Party, Findhorn Royal Yacht Club, 1950s themed ball in the James Milne Institute; Maritime Pageant and street party.  See Findhorn Jubilee Weekend for times.
  • 10am – Thanksgiving service, St Laurence Church,
  • 12–5pm – Event in Grant Park – ‘Picnic in the Park’ including children’s fancy dress, children’s orienteering or fun run event, Forres & District Pipe Band, Douglas Ross MP and Lord Lieutenant Major General Seymour Monro will plant commemorative trees.
  • 12noon–4pm, Jubilee BBQ, The Cafe at Logie Steading – booking info
  • 3:30–5pm – Live music with The Zebecks, MacTa, Dave Levon, Tom Morris and James Kennedy
  • 10am–4pm – Brodie Castle Jubilee Picnic – booking info
  • 3–8pm –  Jubilee High Tea at the Mosset Tavern– booking info
  • 6:30pm – Choral Evensong. All welcome.

For events outside the Forres area, Moray Council has a list of jubilee events.

 

Details

Start:
2 June
End:
5 June
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