Jubilee events in Hyndburn

Get the dates in your diary ahead of the celebrations! If you require any information in an alternative format please e-mail marketing@hyndburnbc.gov.uk


Hyndburn Jubilee Beacon Trail and Bus

Join in the family-friendly Jubilee Beacon Trail across Hyndburn. Find the QR code on the entrance sign at each participating park and scan it to take part. The beacon trail is available 24/7 at the selected parks from 2 May until the until 12 June.

Our special Platinum Jubilee bus will also be operating a FREE hop on/hop off bus service to help people complete the augmented reality beacon trail across Hyndburn. View the bus route and timetable here.

Don’t have a smart phone? You can still enjoy visiting Hyndburn’s parks and take a ride on the Jubilee bus!

You can also view the exact location of each bus stop on this map here.

Thursday 2 June

Accrington Town Square

10:45am Royal British Legion march on the Town Square

2:00pm Cry for the Queen from Town Crier
4:00pm Fairground rides in Town Centre
9:35pm Lone Piper

9:40pm Lone Bugler

9:45pm Lighting of the Platinum Jubilee Beacon
9:45pm Local choirs perform
9:50pm Jubilee Fireworks


Rhyddings Park, Oswaldtwistle

12:00 – 4:00pm Opening of the Jubilee Gardens with family entertainment

Saturday 4 June

Accrington Market Hall

Join our Jubilee celebrations with family-friendly activities, pop-up stalls, crafts, food and drink. No booking required and activities are free, just come along.

Jubilee themed crafts throughout the day, open 9:00am-4:00pm.

10:00am – 2:00pm Free face painting
12noon – 12:30pm Live interactive Alice in Wonderland Show
12:30pm – 13:00pm Character meet & greet


Great Harwood Agricultural Show

The Showfield, Harwood Lane, Great Harwood

Sunday 5 June 

Great Harwood Charter Fair

Great Harwood Town Centre, Queen Street


Street Parties

Organised by the local community, street parties will take place across the borough.