Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Richard Levell, Raunds Town Mayor and Mayoress Cllr Magdalena Levell

Clerk: Steve Beech
The Hall, Raunds
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022

There are many ways you can get involved in Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in 2022.

If you would like to organise your own street party please visit the link below for guidance.


Raunds Town Council will be holding a number of different events during the Jubilee weekend, see below for more details.

Trooping the Colour
Thursday 2nd June
at Saxon Hall
Doors open at 9.30am

Live coverage starts at 10am

Free tea and cake

To pre-book your seat t.01933 622 087 or email: events@raunsd-tc.gov.uk

Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting
Thursday 2nd June
outside the Town Hall

9.00pm -Live music from Raunds Temperance Band

9.45pm -LIGHTING THE BEACON followed by a performance of 'A Song for the Commonwealth' by Raunds Community & Different Direction Choirs

Create a Crown Competition for children


The crown must be wearable and made out of recycled materials.

The crown must then be handed in to the competition tent at the Big Picnic Lunch by 1.30pm.

(Age categories to be Under 7's, Under 11's, Under 13's.)

Create a Crown Competition Terms & Conditions

  • The Crown must be wearable and positioned on the head.
  • The crown must be made from recycled materials.
  • All entries to be handed into the competition tent at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Big Picnic Lunch by 1.30pm at Bassfords Recreation Ground, Marshalls Road, Raunds NN9 6EY
  • Entrant's parent or guardian must complete on entry a form with your child's name, age and parent's contact telephone number for each child.
  • Prizes will be given to the winner and two runners' up in each age category Under 7's, Under 11's and Under 13's
  • Winners will be announced on stage at 1.45pm.
  • By entering Raunds Town Council's Create a crown competition you agree that pictures of your child and their crown may be published on our website and social media.
  • The decision of the Judges shall be final and unchallengeable. There shall be no right of appeal.
  • One entry per child

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Big Picnic Lunch
Sunday 5th June
12pm - 5.30pm
Bassford's Recreation Ground, Raunds

  • Bring your own picnic
  • LIVE Music followed by...
  • ...LIVE Big Screen Broadcast
  • of the Jubilee Pageant
  • FREE Bouncy Castle
  • FREE Fair Rides
  • FREE Face Painting
  • Giant Bubble Show
  • FREE Popcorn
  • FREE Strawberries and Cream
  • Bar & Food Stalls
  • FREE Parking at Millfield

and much more...