Even though the weather in the South West of England is nothing to write home about, with mild temperatures and cloudy skies expected throughout the extended weekend, this does not mean that celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will grind to a standstill.
With a number of various events planned across Bristol throughout the bank holiday weekend - ranging from tea parties, playground fun and picnics - there are plenty of things to do over this time suitable for people of all ages.
BristolWorld has you covered with everything you need to know.
Jubilee Celebration at College Green
Sunday, 5 June 2022: 10:30 am
Bristol Cathedral is working with its partners to put on a huge feast on College Green to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Suitable for all ages, live music will be performed throughout the event, as well as food and family-orientated activities.
Live performances include the likes of Lady Nade, Phil King, Samantha Lido, the City of Bristol Brass Band and more.
To find out more, go to the event’s official website.
College Green, Bristol - BS1 5UY
Beard & Sabre Jubilee Festivities
Thursday, 2 June to Friday, 3 June 2022
The Beard & Sabre Cider Company are going all out for the Platinum Jubilee this year with a two-day celebration.
On Thursday, they will hold an evening called ‘The Taphouse Sessions Jubilee Special’ where I-Sha-Vii, a singer and songwriter who performs original material, will perform.
Whilst on Friday, there will be a ‘Full Mic Friday Jubilee Special’ evening with live music from 9 pm until midnight.
To find out more, visit the official Beard & Sabre website.
22 Denmark Street, Bristol, BS1 5DQ
The Queen’s Jubilee Celebration Garden Party in Old Down
Friday, 3 June 2022 - 10 am to 5 pm
Celebrate 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II with friends and family within the beautiful walls of the Old Downs in Bristol.
With activities such as face painting, other crafts as well as food and family fun - this event is perfect for all ages.
Ticket prices vary from £9.50 for an adult and £6.50 for a child - visit the ticket page for more details.
Foxholes Lane, Old Down, Bristol - BS32 4PG
Jubilee Picnic in the Park in Keynsham
Saturday, 4 June 2022 - from 12 pm (midday)
Taking place in Keynsham High Street, celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with a free family day of music, entertainment and lots of food.
Organised by the Keynsham Council, visit the official Facebook page for more updates and further information.
Bath Hill, Keynsham, Bristol - BS31 1HL
Portishead Jubilee Celebration
Friday, June 3 2022
This family fun-filled celebration of the Queen’s 70th year as monarch involves a range of things; from dinosaurs, games, dancing, magic, and most importantly - Action Pussycat.
Activities include junk modelling from the North Somerset Scrapstore, as well as free face painting and a live music stage.
For more information and to register your interest in the event, visit the AllEvents page.
Portishead Summer Showground, Portishead
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Barn Dance in Farrington Gurne
Thursday, 2 June 2022 - 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Farrington’s Farm plays host to a remarkable barn dance that you can join in on as a way to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year.
The barn will be decorated with stunningly coloured bunting with straw bales aplenty.
There will be a stunning view around the venue of the church and the surrounding farmland, playing host to a remarkable sunset.
An evening filled with dancing and music led by a four-piece group called Jiggerty Band.
Inclusive for all ages and all abilities - however, organisers advise that the event will not be suitable for children younger than eight-years-old.
Tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £5 for children - view the ticketing page for more details.
Farrington’s Farm, Farrington Gurney, BS39 6UB
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Cream Tea at St Michael’s Church
Sunday, 29 May 2022 - 2 pm to 4 pm
Held at a Dundry Church, this Platinum Jubilee event will tickle your tastebuds.
Join in with fellow Bristollians in enjoying a menu that boasts pimms, tea, coffee, sweet and savoury scones, quiche and plenty of fluffy cakes.
Beechcroft, Dundry, Bristol - BS41 8LE
Old Sodbury Village Day for Jubilee
Sunday, 5 June 2022
Join in on the national celebrations by taking part in Old Sodbury Village Day.
Whether you’ll be dancing the day away to live music, enjoying plenty of tasty munch and drinks or playing games amongst the bunting - this event is nothing short of fun.
Perfect for all ages also, with kid friendly activities such as the Super Pirates.
For more information, visit the event listing on the Platinum Jubilee website.
This event is free of charge and open to the public, so tickets are not needed to enjoy this Platinum Jubilee event in Bristol.
Sugar Acre Field, Badminton Road, Old Sodbury, Bristol - BS37 6LX