Platinum Jubilee events in Birmingham: 27 joyful photos of Victoria Square celebrations and beacon lighting

Families, friends and performers joined the fun and free Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Birmingham city centre - photos by Jamie Cooper

Victoria Square became a sea of red, white and blue as thousands turned out to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

A host of fantastic performers kept the crowds entertained with street food and funfairs all included at the free event which is running each day through to Sunday evening.

A highlight on day one was the beacon lighting ceremony which took place across the UK.

Were you there? See if you can spot yourself in our gallery. And if you weren’t - here’s an idea of what to expect for the rest of the weekend.

We hope you enjoy the pictures and have fun for the rest of the bank holiday!

A highlight on day one was the beacon lighting ceremony which took place across the UK.

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