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!

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

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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