Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Jubilee poster 2022

Jubilee poster 2022

Thursday 2nd June 2022 at 8pm

Lantern Walk to the top of Cracks Hill for the Lighting of the Platinum Jubilee Beacon. 8pm start – Beacon to be lit at 9.45pm (Weather Permitting)

Everyone is invited to join our friends and neighbours in Crick. We plan to meet at the Reading Room and walk to the top of Cracks Hill for a joint picnic (bring your own picnic) and watch the Official Lighting of the Platinum Jubilee Beacon signalling the start of our Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations.
The evening will end with a lantern walk back into the village at approximately 10.30pm.

Saturday 4th June 2022 at 10.30am

Platinum Jubilee Wellbeing Guided Walk around the Footpaths of Yelvertoft – approximately 2.25 miles

Guided group walk around the circumference of Yelvertoft which will include a few stiles. Meeting at the Memorial at 10.30am. Children to be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Discover and enjoy some of the many footpaths on your doorstep.

Sunday 5th June 10am to 10pm


Platinum Jubilee Picnic and Funday

Light Refreshments available from 10am to 5pm

Licenced Bar from 2-5pm and 6.30-10pm

Art Exhibition by our Local Art Club

10am to 12 noon –Dog Show – 8 Classes including – Dog most like the Queen, The best six legs, The best child handler, The best musical sit, The waggiest tail, The best re-homed/rescue dog, The most appealing eyes, The best trick and finally The Best in Show (from all the Classes). Entry Form available in Parish News and on the day. Prizes donated by Pets at Home.

Children’s Treasure Hunt

10am -12.30pm and 2.30pm – 4.30pm

12.30pm to 1.30pm – COMBINED CHURCH SERVICE

2.15pm – Platinum Jubilee Pudding Competition. Closing date for entries 2nd June 2022. Puddings to be judged at 2.30pm. Puddings will be judged on Appearance, Taste, Ease of eating, Name of Pudding and Relevance of the pudding to the celebration. Entry Forms and more detail available from Beryl at fredandberyl@btinternet.com

2.30pm to 5pm – THE BIG PICNICBring your own picnic and seating as required. (Union Jacks and suitable dress for the occasion most welcome).

Our Celebration Cake is to be shared and distributed to residents.

2.30pm – Children’s Fancy Dress. Four classes – Preschool, Years 1&2, Years 3 upwards plus Prize for the Best Homemade Outfit.

Prizes donated by Warwick Castle and The Entertainer in Rugby.

2.30pm to 5pm – Traditional Entertainment to include Bran Tub, Tombola, Splat the Rat, organised Games and more. Also, to include special appearance of Andy the Magic Carpet Man.

2.30pm to 5.30pm Music and Entertainment


Entry forms available on the day or call 07966 025206.

Max. 6 persons per team. Max. 12 teams. Entrance fee is £1 per person. Prizes for First and Second place plus the Wooden Spoon.

Bar closes at 10pm

Sincere thanks to the following for their support for this special occasion: –

Yelvertoft Parish Council

Yelvertoft Village Hall Committee

Warwick Castle

The Entertainer – Rugby

Pets at Home – Rugby