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Southwold Gears up for a Fantastic Jubilee Celebration

Written by Laura Wharton on

There are lots of fantastic events happening over the Diamond Jubilee Weekend in Southwold. Don't miss out on the party of the year!

Saturday 2nd June 2012
Southwold High St All day: High St craft, vintage and retailer stalls, face painting, salsa dances, musicians and painting competition.
11:00am: Egg and spoon race starting at Trinity’s Tea Rooms.
11:30am: Riverbeat Drummers Group outside Tilly’s.
12pm:  Punch and Judy Show 1:00pm: Morris Dancing
1:30pm: Handbell Ringing 
2:00pm: Southwold and Reydon Corps of Drums
3:00pm and 6pm: Caribbean Melody Steel Band
7:00-9:00pm: The Super Swing Big Band – dancing in the Market Place

Please note: High Street closed to traffic from 11am – 11pm

Sunday 3rd June 2012 
10:00am: Flotilla of boats depart Southwold Pier for the harbour  
10:30am: Civic Service in St Edmund’s Church
12:00-3:00pm Steel Band on and around Southwold Pier 3:30pm: Tug of war at Southwold Harbour near Ferry
4:30pm: Petanque at Harbour Inn – all welcome
6:00pm BBQ at Harbour Inn – all welcome

Monday 4th June 2012
11:00am-4:00pm Lions Spring Bank Holiday Fete on Southwold Common with tradition games, tea tent, bands and lots of craft and food stalls
7:00pm: Picnic at Gun Hill – Refreshments and BBQ also available
10:15pm: Firing of canons and Fireworks.

If you wish to stay in Suffolk during the Jubilee weekend, we still have some availability at a range of our Southwold cottages. Click here to start your search or call our friendly reservations team on 01502 722717.

Laura Wharton

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