The UK are getting ready to gather together over the course of the extended Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen.
British street parties are always known for boasting the tastiest snacks, the most buzzing and friendly atmosphere, as well as fun-filled entertainment and activities.
Are there any taking place in Bristol? Here is everything you need to know.
What is the Platinum Jubilee?
The Platinum Jubilee is a celebration that marks Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year on the throne - an achievement that the Royal reached on 6 February this year.
The bank holiday weekend will see four days of celebrations, with typical events such as Trooping the Colour, a Platinum Jubilee concert, a pageant, and a Service of Thanksgiving.
When is the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend?
Another month with yet another extended four-day bank holiday weekend is almost upon us.
To mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th anniversary on the throne, the country will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee from Thursday, 2 June to Sunday, 5 June in 2022.
What street parties are taking place in Bristol?
There are thousands of street parties taking place throughout the United Kingdom, bringing people together to honour the Queen and celebrate her Platinum Jubilee.
Residents line their streets with tables full of food, drink (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic), partake in various forms of entertainment and enjoy themselves.
But are there any street parties taking place in Bristol? Here is a list of seven different examples scheduled to take place in the city over the course of the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend:
Street Party at Ardagh
The Ardagh are putting on a huge four-day event to honour this year’s Platinum Jubilee, bookending with a fun-filled street party that has huge demand.
Taking place on the sports courts, you can celebrate Her Majesty in a nice picnic with friends and family.
The street party will take place on Sunday, 5 June at Horfield Common from 12 pm to 3 pm - plus, it is totally free to attend and everyone is welcome.
Ardagh Pavilion, Kellaway Avenue, Bristol - BS6 7YL
Street Party at Bloomfield Care Centre
Join fellow Bristolians, friends and family to enjoy a street party boasting all the nice tea and cake ready to be indulged at the Bloomfield Care Centre.
Special guest TJ will also be joining to create a bouncy atmosphere, so why not dance and sing along in this family friendly Platinum Jubilee street party.
Everyone is welcome to attend, whilst entry is totally free.
The indoor event will take place on Friday, 3 June 2022.
Salisbury Road, Paulton, Bristol - BS39 7BD
Oakwood Gardens Jubilee Party
Do you need an excuse to enjoy a day out with your fellow neighbours and Bristolians? Then why not celebrate this year’s Platinum Jubilee at the Oakwood Gardens Jubilee Party.
Taking place just off Badminton Road, join one of the many tables lining the streets and celebrate the night away.
Kicking off at noon on Friday, 3 June - all are welcome, it is free to attend - just bring your own food, booze and chairs.
Oakwood Gardens, Bristol - BS36 2
Jubilee Street Party Fair
This Jubilee street party has everything that anyone could need to have an exciting celebration this bank holiday weekend.
With delicious foods, face painting, a number of different competitions and exciting conversation to boot, this free to attend three hour event is an ideal way to spend time with friends, family and fellow Bristol residents.
The event is scheduled to take place at Cadbury Heath Village Hall on Saturday, 4 June from 12 pm until 3 pm in the afternoon.
5 School Road, Barrs Court, Warmley, Bristol - BS30 8EN
Jubilee Garden Party Puppy Fundraiser
Raising money for animal charity DAWG, this street garden party for the Jubilee boasts the sweetest of treats to be purchased and enjoyed by all.
Whether it is cakes, pimms, scones, strawberries and cream or much much more - this street party is perfect for those with a sweet tooth.
Organisers advise those interested in attending to bring along their furry friends - with nail clippings on offer for a donation too!
As well as Jubilee-themed lucky dips for kids - this party really is suitable for people of all ages.
Everyone is welcome to attend for free when it kicks off on Thursday, 2 June at 10 am.
94 Broad Street, Bristol - BS16 5NJ