The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Celebrating The Queen's 70th year as Monarch

Ipswich will be celebrating The Queen's Platinum Jubilee from Wednesday 1st to Sunday 5th June with a beacon lighting ceremony at Christchurch mansion, street parties and a big screen on the Cornhill streaming the Party at the Palace concert LIVE from Buckingham Palace.

Torch Relay

Town Centre & Waterfront, Wed 1st, approx 11:00-13:00
The official Festival of Suffolk Torch Relay will journey from Christchurch Mansion, through the town centre, past ITFC Portman Road Stadium and along the Waterfront before heading to the Suffolk Show. Visit to view the live torch tracker.

Beacon Lighting Ceremony

Christchurch Mansion, Thurs 2nd, 19:00-22:00
Ceremonial Beacon Lighting event on the Christchurch Mansion lawn with Commonwealth food, live music, entertainment, and a fireworks display.

18:30 - gates open
19:15 - Ipswich Pantasy Steel Band
20:00 - Suffolk Soul Singers
20:45 - Wings of Swing
21.35 - Piper & Bugler performances
21.45 - Suffolk Soul Singers & beacon lighting
21.52 - Fireworks display

Platinum Party at the Palace

Cornhill, Sat 4th, 12:00-23:00
A big screen on the Cornhill will stream the 'Party at the Palace' Platinum Jubilee concert LIVE from Buckingham Palace. Free for the public to sit and watch throughout the day.

Big Jubilee Lunch

Cornhill, Sun 5th, 11:00-16:00
A street party on the Cornhill for the community to come together with food and drink.

Other Jubilee Events in and around Ipswich

As well as the official celebrations in Christchurch Park and on the Cornhill, there are other events happening in the town centre and surrounding areas to mark the Platinum Jubilee. Click here to see what's on:


Cornhill Square, The Cornhill, Ipswich, IP1 1DD


02/06/2022 - 05/06/2022