Join the Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Join the Platinum Jubilee celebrations!
This year Her Majesty The Queen will become the first
British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70
years of service.
To celebrate this, The Platinum Jubilee Central
Weekend takes place from next Thursday (2 June) until
Sunday 5 June.
Local celebrations include:
• A number of events being hosted by West
Sussex Libraries, including Royal Storytimes, Hunt the Missing Corgis, Royal
Afternoon Tea and other free events for people of all ages. Our Libraries are
also supporting The Big Jubilee Read, which celebrates writing from across
the Commonwealth with 70 great reads from Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 year
reign.
• Meals on Wheels customers will be receiving lemon drizzle cake as part of
their meal to celebrate the occasion.
• Many West Sussex schools are holding celebrations for pupils before the
start of half-term next week.
Check out photos from when the Queen has visited West Sussex over the years on
our Platinum Jubilee webpages on the link below.
You can also find details of the Plant A Tree for the Jubilee scheme, see where
events are taking place near you, and read blog posts by our Record Office
archivists on past royal visits to West Sussex

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