Hungerford Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Thursday 2 June – Jubilee Beacon Lighting

Join us at the appointed time of 9.45pm for the lighting of the Hungerford Beacon at the Triangle Field, in conjunction with beacons across the country. The Rugby Club bar will be open from 8pm. Food (burgers, bacon rolls, sausage rolls and vegetarian options plus hot drinks) will be available and Hungerford Town Band will be playing.

Sunday 5 June – Jubilee Picnic & Entertainment

We’re looking forward to lots of joy and celebration at The Croft Green (between the tennis club and the Croft Club) and the Croft Field (next the canal). Bring your own picnic, rugs and chairs (but not your dogs please). You can stock up with goodies for your Jubilee Picnic at the Food & Artisan Market on the Croft Field from 10am to 1pm. And you can grab a BBQ, pizza and beer at The Croft Club from 1pm.  See below for the Make & Bake Competition Classes.

10am – 1pm Jubilee Make & Bake Competition Entry Drop-Off at the Food & Artisan Market, Croft Field

12pm – 7pm Bar, BBQ & Pizza at The Croft Club

2pm – 7pm Jubilee Picnic on the Croft Green opened by the Mayor

2pm – 7pm Borough Arms Bar outside The Croft Hall

2pm – 7pm Live music, Croft Green

2pm – 5pm Stalls and Activities, Croft Field

2.30pm Make & Bake Competition Winners announced, Croft Field

3pm Tug of War Tournament with Hungerford Rugby Club (bring your team or join a team on the day), Croft Field

4pm Children and Parent Races with Hungerford Scouts, Croft Field

To get involved please email jubileehungerford@gmail.com

Make & Bake Jubilee Competition


1.Hungerford’s Platinum Pudding
2.Three scones (sweet or savoury)
3.Decorate a Jubilee Bonnet
4. Make a Posy for the Queen
5. Create a picture illustrating a part of the Queen’s life (maximum size A4, any medium).

Age Categories

Under 11 yrs, 11 – 17 yrs, 18 yrs & over

How to Enter

Please bring entries to the Jubilee tent at the Hungerford Food & Artisan Market between 10am and 1pm on Sunday 5 June.