Where will the Queen's Platinum Jubilee beacons be lit in Norfolk?
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Norfolk is being urged to lead the way when it comes to celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Next year marks the 70th year of the 95-year-old monarch's reign. And the nation will be taking a four day Bank Holiday weekend from June 2 to party.
Beacons will be lit across the country and the Commonwealth, while two Norfolk music teachers have launched a competition to choose a special jubilee song, which will be sing around the world.
Beacon lightings so far confirmed for Norfolk on Thursday, June 2, 2022 include:
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Other events planned across the four-day bank holiday include the Queen attending the Epsom Derby on June 4 and a special Platinum Party broadcast from Buckingham Palace that evening.
There will also be a birthday parade and thanksgiving service, while on Sunday, June 5, people will be invited to take part in the Big Jubilee Lunch, by staging street parties.