Community Activities and Guidance

Community Activities and Guidance for The Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations


A Song for the Commonwealth Song – “A Life Lived with Grace”

To coincide with the lighting of the Beacons, choirs are encouraged to perform the unique song “Song for the Commonwealth” at 9:45pm.  This does not need to be performed at the location of the Beacon.  Choirs should sign up to partake QPJB – NEW | Commonwealth Resounds The song is available to download from the link from the 2nd January 2022.

See page 13 of the Guide to Taking Part.


Queens Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail – 5th May – 2nd June

All Beacons registered for inclusion on the interactive map are listed within the trail. The trail is formed of 7 QR codes, which can be located within your place for families to follow.  Each QR code shares the history of the Queens reign with the final QR sharing the location of the nearest Beacon.  £499 plus vat – this includes artwork, digital set up and assets – toolkit, vinyl’s, Marketing Pack, inclusion on a bespoke website, analytical user report. Deadline to register 7th April

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Register with project director, Stephen Blackwell,

See page 21 of the Guide to Taking Part


Queens Green Canopy – Tree Planting

Queens Green Canopy  The Queen’s Green Canopy | The Royal Family

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique, UK-wide tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, by inviting people to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee.”


Sunday 5th June 

  • The Big Jubilee Lunch

People are invited to share friendship, food and fun with neighbours as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. A Big Jubilee Lunch can be big or small – street party or picnic, tea and cake or a garden barbeque. The Big Lunch provides tips and ideas for hosting an event. Over 1400 people have registered to host Big Jubilee Lunches so far, with events being planned across the length and breadth of the country.