This year, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. Get involved in celebrating Her Majesty’s historic reign in the run up to the Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend which takes place from 2nd to 5th June.
Friday 27 May: Hexham Celebrates - Music for the Queen's Jubilee at Hexham Abbey. Doors 6pm. £15. With by Sir Brendan Foster CBE. Organised by Hexham Rotary Club
Saturday 28 & Tuesday 31 May: Monarch Montage - help create the Queen's portrait at Hexham Library. Free. 28 May ay 10.00am and 2.00pm, 31 May at 3.00pm.
Tuesday 31 May: Tynedale Hospice at home VIP Luncheon at The Beaumont. 12 Noon. Tickets are £25 and include a talk by Major Charles Enderby about his time in the Royal Guards, welcome drink and two-course lunch.(RSVP by 13 May 2022) www.tynedalehospice.com/get-involved
Thursday 2 June: The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Hexham Marketplace.8pm:Ceilidh under the Shambles, 10.00pm: Beacon lighting. Free
Friday 3 June: Northumberland County Show at Bywell Hall. 9.00am to 6.00pm. Tickets from £5. Free parking. www.northcountyshow.co.uk
Saturday 4 June: Hexham Jubilee Regatta 8.30am-6.30pm at Tyne Green Country Park. www.hexhamrc.co.uk
Saturday 4 June: Elizabeth: A Portrait in Parts - A Documentary. £5 to £8. 4.00pm at the Forum Cinema . www.forumhexham.com
Saturday 4 June: Kakatsitsi Master Drummers from Ghana at the Queen's Hall. 8.00pm. Tickets £12. www.queenshall.co.uk/events/kakatsitsi-master-drummers
Sunday 5 June: The Big Jubilee Lunches. Fore Street Feast of Nations, Priestlands Picnic , Old Hexham Middle School Packed Lunch. 12 noon. Party games and entertainment. Free, bring your own food.
Sunday 5 June: The Queen in the North East - archive films. 4.00pm at the Forum Cinema. www.forumhexham.com
Saturday 11 June: Hexham Middle School Jubilee Fete. 12.00pm to 3.00pm. Jubilee-themed stalls and competitions. Organised by the PTA.
…and look out for details of a special Queen’s Green Canopy project to renew and restore trees throughout the town