Queen's Platinum Jubilee

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Big Lunch: 5th June 2022
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Stony Stratford Town Council are delighted to confirm that this year we will be holding a special Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Big Lunch! This free event will take place on 5th June at Wolverton Recreational Ground from 12 noon –4pm.  

The Mayor of Milton Keynes will be opening the event at 12 noon. There will be traditional games for children, children's magician Mr Custard, a bouncy castle and a coconut shy. Everyone is welcome to dress up in fancy dress and use the throne and props for photographs. Music will be provided by  New Bradwell Silver Band and a choir. There will also be a competition for the best Stony Stratford Platinum Jubilee Pudding - details to be advertised shortly. Bring a picnic or take advantage of the takeaway food options on-site which include Safi's Kitchen, a tea and coffee van, pizza, fish and chips and ice cream. Put the date in your diary now and join us to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Big Lunch!

Please watch our Facebook page and this website for updates.  

Stony Stratford Town Council Platinum Jubilee Community Grant Funding

Stony Stratford Town Council has a small amount of funding available to help residents of the town fund street parties or other community events to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee which culminates in a four-day UK bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June 2022. Grants up to £150 available to individuals and small community groups.   These will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served basis.’  Completed forms to be received at least FOUR weeks prior to the event (not later than Thursday 5th May).

To see the full Platinum Jubilee Grant Guidelines please click here.   

For a copy of the grant application form please click here. Please ensure you have read the guidance note before completing the form. If you need help or advice, please ring our office on 01908-566726.  

Platinum Jubilee Community Grant Funding from other organisations

Platinum Jubilee Grant Funding with Milton Keynes Council & MK Community Foundation
Milton Keynes Council and MK Community Foundation are pleased to announce the details of grants available for Parishes and Communities to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. More information about these small grants of between £250-£1,000, including how to apply is available here. Any questions or clarification should be directed to applications@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk.

Additional Funding Options
For further details of other funding that is available please see: https://platinumjubilee.gov.uk/funding/

Local Information

To see the Jubillee Celebrations that are happening in the local area please go to: https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/your-council-and-elections/queens-platinum-jubilee

Street Closures

If an event requires a road closure, there is a statutory process to go through that Milton Keynes Council must complete before it can be approved. Therefore, the deadline for all applications is Friday 13th May. Any applications received after this date will not be approved and a road closure will not be permitted. For further information on street closures please see guidance from Milton Keynes Council Highways here.   

Other Useful Information  

If you are planning a street party to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee you may wish to look at the following web pages for further guidance  

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Guidance  
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Support  
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Street Party Support  
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Website