Brixton Village

What's On

PLANNED EVENTS IN BRIXTON FOR THE QUEEN'S PLATINUM JUBILEE

 

All these events will take place regardless of the weather

 

THURSDAY 2nd June

2.30pm TREE DEDICATION at the entrance to Woodland Drive on Red Lion Hill,  followed by refreshments in St. Marys Church. 

3.30 pm - 4.30pm   BELL RINGING FESTIVAL at St. Marys Church

 

Two opportunities to join in the celebrations

 

Arrive from 9.00pm to see the lighting of the Brixton beacon / bonfire at South West Composting Site to help us to celebrate lighting the chain of beacons across the country.  Car parking available or walk from Cherry Tree Drive footpath or Lodge Lane to the Community Composting Site where marshals will guide the way.  Bring your own torch.

 

Alternatively come out on your doorstep at 9.30pm, greet your neighbours, and shine your torch or lantern at 9.45pm to start the celebrations

 

FRIDAY 3rd June

2.30pm Venn Court is hosting a barbecue in their gardens - Brixton families (children accompanied by an adult) welcome to join in the fun, including 'Hunt the Corgi' - a soft toy corgi will be waiting to be found.   

Some places in Brixton also plan to have their own street party

 

SATURDAY 4th June

2.30pm THE BIG PICNIC – in the grounds of St Mary Brixton School (indoors if raining).  Bring your own rug to sit on and picnic and share some fun including children’s games from the 1950s, dressing up (eco friendly, homemade!) in any period over the last 70 years or royal themes - prizes for best fancy dresses.  Teas, coffees, soft drinks available and lots of fun.  


SUNDAY 5th June

11.00am Come to the Service of Thanksgiving at St. Mary’s Church with community organisations represented.


3.30pm – 5.00pm FAMILY FUN Foxhound Inn

Reservation essential.  Live Local Music.  Children welcome