Jubilee events 2022 in Birmingham: what’s on near me over Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend?

Birmingham is getting ready to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee events across the city

Her Majesty The Queen is the first ever British Monarch to mark 70 years of service and to celebrate the government has given us all a four day bank holiday weekend from Thursday, 2 June to Sunday, 5 June - that’s one day extra as the end of May bank holiday is included in this one.

The four days of celebrations will include many community events and street parties across Birmingham with many set to get the bunting out and enjoy a bit of pomp and pageantry - and maybe a bowl of the newly crowned platinum pudding!

Here’s our guide to the events in Birmingham - and how you can get involved.

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    4 days of live entertainment at Victoria Square - with beacon lighting ceremony on the first night

    Date: 2 June to 5 June
    Time: 12pm to 10pm
    Location: Victoria Square, Birmingham city centre

    Live entertainment including free concerts, street food, and funfairs will be held at Victoria square on all 4 days. The events are free for people across Birmingham to join and include a steel band, dualling pianos, an oomparty brass band, Robbie Williams tribute act and more.

    There will also be a beacon lighting ceremony between 9pm and 10pm on June 2 with the Lord Mayor, accompanied by the Birmingham City Council Choir. The Lord Lieutenant, the High Sheriff will also be present along with guest preacher - the domestic Chaplain to HM The Queen at Windsor, Canon Martin Ploe.

    Standards from the Royal British Legion will be on parade and musicians. from St Mary’s School will be adding to the sense of celebration on the day.

    On Saturday evening, the Platinum Jubilee National Concert will be screened live from London from 7pm to 11pm. You can see the full listing at: Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Birmingham

    Platinum Jubilee concert, Symphony Hall

    Date: 2 June
    Time: 7.30 pm onwards
    Location: Symphony Hall, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA

    The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra will perform a selection of works from throughout the Queen’s reign including music from her coronation and some of her favourite songs.

    The tickets start from £13 and can be booked here

    The country celebrates the Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne in a four day holiday in June

    Jubilee Street Fair, Highfield Hall, Hall Green

    Date: Saturday, 4 June
    Time: 11am to 6pm
    Location: Highfield Hall Community Centre, 127-129 Highfield Road, B28 0HS

    All are welcome to celebrate the Queen’s 70th Jubilee. This free family day is filled wtih lots of stalls offering food & drink along with entrtainment and more.

    For more information email [email protected] or telephone: 0121 439 2690

    Blackwood Park Picnic Saturday, Streetly

    Date: 4 June
    Location: Larchwood Crescent, Streetly, West Midlands, B74 3RB, United Kingdom
    Time: 12pm to 4pm

    Residents of Streetly are invited to a picnic at the park to commemorate the platinum jubilee celebrations. Many activities have been planned including an amateur bake off and outdoor games. Residents are also encouraged to dress for the occasion and bring their chairs and picnic hampers.

    The event is open to the public with no booking required.

    Stirchley Afternoon tea

    Date: 5 June
    Time: To be announced
    Location: 2-4 Bournville Lane, Stirchley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 2PH, United Kingdom
    Afternoon tea has been organised by the Stirchley Circle 2022 for elderly residents in the neighbourhood. Refreshments and light entertainment will also be provided.

    The event is open to the public with an advanced booking required. Contact [email protected] to reserve a place.

    Cotteridge Park Jubilee Picnic

    Date: 5 June
    Time: 12.30pm to 3pm
    Location: Franklin Road, Cotteridge, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 2HF, United Kingdom

    Volunteers at Cotteridge park are organizing a jubilee picnic for all neighbours and friends. Participants are encouraged to walk, cycle or use public transportation as there is no parking available.

    The event is open to the public with no booking required.

    Masefield Big Jubilee Lunch, Northfield

    Date: 5 June
    Time: 12pm to 3pm
    Location: Lindsay Avenue, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2DS, United Kingdom

    The Masefield community are organising a jubilee lunch at the Masefield community garden. Participants are encouraged to bring some food to the communal table. The community has also organised kids’ activities.

    The event is open to the public with no booking required.

    Queen’s Heath Pride, Kings Heath

    Date: 5 June

    Time: TBC

    Location: Kings Heath

    Back for a second year following the inaugural event last September which featured a short pride march, free live music, face painting, plus special surprises and giveaways!Full details haven’t been announced yet, but last time many local businesses rebranded for the day - ‘The Kingsway’ became ‘The Queensway, ‘The Juke’ turned into ‘The Duchess’ and ‘Grace & James’ was known as ‘Will & Grace & James’ for the celebrations.

    Find out more at: Enjoy Kings Heath

    Boldmere Queen’s Platinum Jubilee church service

    Date: 5 June
    Location: St Michael’s Church, Church Rd, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield B73 5RX

    St Michael’s Church in Boldmere is holding a service for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at 6pm on Sunday, June 5. No booking required.

    TThe RAF Red Arrows approaching the Mall, towards Buckingham Palace, as part of the celebrations for the Queens Birthday Flypast Pic: MoD

    Other events happening around Birmingham

    Jubilee bank holiday party, Snobs

    Date: 2 June
    Location: 51-63 Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham B5 4HX
    Time: 10.30 pm onwards

    Revellers can enjoy at Snobs with nonstop songs from ‘Queen’ and other artists scheduled to be played all night on the middle floor. The first floor will feature indie anthems and retro classics while the third floor will feature modern urban music.

    The event is open to people aged 18 or over and tickets start from £4.

    The Jubilee Beatles Brunch at The Night Owl

    Date: 2 June
    Location: 17-18 Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B9 4AG
    Time: 1pm to 5pm

    With acoustic Beatles covers performed live + DJ playing beatles + solo classics as well as delicious street food served up from Dining by Dalton + bottomless Prosecco, Amstel or Pimms for the first hour!🍸

    Bookable in tables of 2, 4 & 6. £22 per head, you can book your ticket here

    If you wish to book a table with an uneven number of people please contact [email protected] directly who will handle your request.

    You will be contacted a week ahead of the event for pre-order.

    The Night Owl Jubilee Beatles Brunch

    The Old Crown’s Jubilee Weekender

    Date: 2 June to 4 June
    Location: 188 High St, Deritend, Birmingham B12 0LD
    Three days of free events with DJs and live acts.

    Starting on Thursday 2nd June, with live music from the wonderful Esther Turner, as well as Moho resident DJ Romo Weeks on the decks til late.

    Then on Friday 3rd June, Birmingham’s very own The Equators will be in the garden, performing their much-loved ska and reggae classics.

    And finally on Saturday 4th June, The Night Owl’s DJ Mazzy Snape will be spinning tunes til late, with live performances from Ash Sheehan (The Twang, Dead Sea Skulls). And the best bit? It’s free entry! Book your free ticket now

    Free entry all day, tickets don’t guarantee entry once they reach capacity so make sure to get in quick!

    The Old Crown Jubilee Weekender

    Street party jubilee special, Club PST

    Date: 3 June

    Location: 71 Lombard St, Deritend, Birmingham B12 0QU

    Time: 1 pm to 6 am

    Club PST will host a street party featuring a range of popular DJ artists including Joe Hunt and DJ felton.

    The event is open to people aged 18 or over and tickets start from £6.

    Crucast street rave, Digbeth

    Date: 3 June
    Location: Lab 11, Trent St, Birmingham B5 5NL
    Time: 3pm to 11.30pm

    Rave lovers can enjoy a street party with performances from well-known artists including Darkzy.

    The event is open to people aged over 18 and an advanced booking is required. Tickets start from £20

    Plata d’Salsa Latina, Erdington

    Date: To be announced
    Location: Holly Lane, Birmingham, B24 9JS, United Kingdom
    Time: To be announced

    The El Bethel Mission has planned an event to showcase various dance styles around the world. Young people will get the opportunity to learn about cultures from different parts of the world by learning their dances. Choreography moves from different counties including Latin America and the Caribbean will be included. The organisation aims to bring local communities together through this venture.

    The event is open to the public with no booking required. More information can be obtained by visiting the El Bethel website.

    A Platinum Jubilee street party on Stanwell Avenue in Wincobank on June 4 is one of numerous events planned around the city to celebrate the Queen's 70 years on the throne (pic: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

    Street parties across Birmingham

    There are almost 100 street parties planned in Birmingham with more being added daily. Here’s the latest list.

    1. Serpentine Road, Selly Oak

    2. Mill Lane, Northfield

    3. Link Road, North Edgbaston

    4. Alderney Gardens, Kings Norton North

    5. Peacock Road, Billesley

    6. Beech Avenue, Quinton

    7. Loynells Road, Rubery & Rednal

    8. Cornhill Grove, Stirchley

    9. Ashes Lane, North Edgbaston

    10. Innage Road, Northfield

    11. George Road/ Austen Place, Edgbaston

    12. Falkland Croft, Stirchley

    13. Appian Close, Brandwood & Kings Heath

    14. Wadhurst Road, North Edgbaston

    15. Lees Street, Soho & Jewellery Quarter

    16. Heeley Road, Bournbrook & Selly Park

    17. Glenmore Drive, Kings Norton North

    18. Wychall Park Grove, Kings Norton North

    19. Bodenham Road, Northfield

    20. Beechwood Road, Billesley

    21. Harton Way, Brandwood & Kings Heath

    22. Gate Lane, North Edgbaston

    23. Harvington Road to Copston Grove, Weoley & Selly Oak

    24. Bottetourt Road, Woeley & Selly Oak

    25. Frederick Road, Weoley & Selly Oak

    26. Burlington Street from Church to junction with Parliament Street, Newtown

    27. All Saints Road, Brandwood & Kings Heath

    28. Tenbury Road, Brandwood & Kings Heath

    29. Melton Road, Brandwood & Kings Heath

    30. Goldsmith Road, Brandwood & Kings Heath

    31. Lombard Street between Moseley Street to Adelaide Street, Bordesley & Highgate

    32. Quinton Lane from Clive Road to Beech Avenue, Quinton

    33. High Street from Bissell Street to Ridgacre Road, Quinton

    34. Fairlie Crescent, Kings Norton North

    35. Clent View Road, Bartley Green

    36. Kent Road, Frankley Great Park

    37. Leigham Drive, Quinton

    38. Grigg Grove, Northfield

    39. Wentworth Road, Harborne

    40. Featherstone Road, Brandwood & Kings Heath

    41. The Russells, Moseley 05/06/2022 10am - 7pm

    42. Chemsley Grove, Tile Cross 04/06/2022 1pm - 9pm

    43. Gilwell Road, Shard End 04/06/2022 11am - 7pm

    44. Vibart Road, Yardley East 05/06/2022 10am - 7pm

    45. Warmington Road, Sheldon 05/06/2022 10am - 7pm

    46. Warwick Road, Acocks Green 04/06/2022 10am - 7pm

    47. Amesbury Road, Moseley 05/06/2022 10am - 7pm

    48. Prospect Road, Moseley 18/06/2022 12pm - 5pm

    49. Victoria Road, Yardley 05/06/2022 12pm -6pm

    50. Chemsley Grove, Tile Cross 04/06/2022 1pm - 9pm

    51. Olorenshaw Road, Sheldon 03/06/2022 2pm - 7pm

    52. Chilcote Close, Hall Green South 04/06/2022 1pm - 6pm

    53. Arden Road, Acocks Green 05/06/2022 10am - 7pm

    54. Parkdale Road, Sheldon 04/06/2022 10am - 7pm

    55. Hayfield Road, Moseley 03/06/2022 12pm - 2pm

    56. Sara Close, Mere Green

    57. New Church Road, Sutton Vesey

    58. Shrub Lane, Erdington

    59. Homer Road, Roughley

    60. Rowan Road, Sutton Trinity

    61. Hales Gardens, Perry Common

    62. Hesketh Crescent, Stockland Green

    63. Endhill Road, Kingstanding

    64. Braemar Road, Sutton Coldfield

    65. Croydon Road, Gravelly Hill

    66. Western Road, Sutton Vesey

    67. St James Road/Wilmcote Dri/Wheatley Close, Mere Green

    68. Birch Drive, Roughley

    69 Melrose Avenue, Sutton Vesey

    70. Sir Alfreds Way, Sutton Reddicap

    71. Marshall Grove, Kingstanding

    72. Lambourn Road, Stockland Green

    73. Balmoral Road, Mere Green

    74. Haselor Road, Sutton Vesey

    75. Hollyhurst Road, Sutton Vesey

    76. Wood End Lane, Gravelly Hill

    77. Keyse Road and Sadler Road , Roughley

    78. Jordan Road, Mere Green

    79. Corbridge Road, Sutton Vesey

    80. Roughley Drive, Roughley

    81. Cotsymore Road, Sutton Trinity

    82. Welford Road, Vesey

    83. Brackenfield Road, Oscott

    84. St Martins Road, Sutton Coldfield

    85. Nevin Grove, Perry Barr

    86. Falstone Road, Vesey

    87. Whitehouse Crescent, Roughley

    88. Britwell Road, Vesey

    89. Ley Hill Road, Sutton Roughley

    90. Marshall Grove B44

    91. Austen Place, Edgbaston

    92. Vernon Road, Edgbaston

    93. Clarence Road, Harborne

    94. Dorchester Drive, Harborne

    95. Pereira Road, Harborne

    96. Serpentine Road, Harborne

    97. Weymoor Road, Harborne

    Preparations are being made across the UK for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

    Events happening in Solihull

    West Warwickshire big lunch, Solihull

    Date: 5 June
    Location: West Warwickshire Sports Club, 78 Grange Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 1DA, United Kingdom
    Time: 12pm to 8pm

    The West Warwickshire sports complex is organising a big lunch with BBQ, live music, bouncing castles and face painting. Attendees are asked to bring their chairs to the venue as outside seating is limited.

    The event is open to the public with an advanced booking required. Contact [email protected] to reserve a place.

    The Durham Ox Jubilee Party
    Date: 2 June
    Time: 12pm to late
    Location: Shrewley Common, Warwick CV35 7AY

    Street Food | Live Music | Kids Activities | Cocktails | DJs | Free Entry

    On Thursday 2nd June, The Durham Ox in Shrewley will be hosting their very own Jubilee Party! Expect live entertainment all day, kids and family activities, DJs, spritz bars and more!🍹

    They’ve teamed up with Eat Street Repeat to bring you a selection of the finest street food traders from the Midlands and beyond... 🍽

    Food...Neighbourhood Coop | Get Bun’d Burger Co | The Boxx n Bar | Skullduggery Dessert Illusions | Tapas Zampa | Jammin Pizza

    FREE ENTRY! Book your free ticket to join them for a summer celebration now!

    The Durham Ox Jubilee Party

    Events happening in Sandwell

    Scotlocks workshop, West Bromwich

    Date: 30 May and 1 June

    Location: Doe Bank Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B43 7UG, United Kingdom

    Time: 10 am to 11.30 am

    Preschool children are invited to an arts and crafts workshop to make their own jewelled crowns. Fun activities including a Queens quiz, dancing to 50’s music and following the Queen’s timeline through the woods are also planned.

    The event is open to the public with an advanced booking required. Contact [email protected] to reserve a place.

    New Beginnings community lunch, Smethwick

    Date: 5 June
    Location: St Marks Church Hall, Thimblemill Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 6LP, United Kingdom
    Time: 1pm till 4pm

    The New Beginnings community has organised a community lunch for local residents with live entertainment provided by singers Kate Groom and Sarah Hudson. The day will be filled with many fun activities including bouncing castles, glitter tattoos, garden games, and a visit from Disney’s Mirabell.

    The event is open to the public with no booking required.

    The key events which have been planned to honour the Queen for her Platinum Jubilee.

    How can I keep up-to-date on any other events that are happening in and round Birmingham?

    With more events and plans being made as the bank holiday approaches you may want to check to see if any other events are happening. We will be updating our list regularly. More information about events happening in and around Birmingham can also be found on https://platinumjubilee.gov.uk/events/

    You can check the Nextdoor app too - as mentioned in the video at the top of our story. Let us know if you’re having a Platinum Jubilee party!

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