Bakewell Platinum Jubilee


Bakewell will be celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with some special events over the weekend.

To keep up to date with the events please visit there Facebook page


Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June 2022


Thursday 2nd June

21.00

  • Platinum Jubilee beacons to be lit across the county and country.

The Agricultural Business Centre

Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10.00 - 18.00

  • Projected films and images - nostalgia over the last 20 years

  • Trade stalls - local crafts and local enterprises including items relevant to the Jubilee.

  • Displays by other organisations such as The Old House Museum.

  • Static engines and other outdoor displays.

  • Farmers Feast Café will be open throughout the weekend.

  • Extra parking available and toilets open over the weekend.

Friday 3rd June

11.00

  • Opening of the celebration led by Canon Tony Kaunhoven in Bath Gardens followed by a walk to Scots Gardens for a tree planting by the Mayor of Bakewell.

12.00

  • Entries for Fridays Best Decorated Cake "Fit for a Queen" to be submitted at the ABC.

  • Children will be invited to take part in designing and making a crown and tiara in the ABC.

14.00

  • Judging and raffling of the cakes. All proceeds to local charities and organisations.

TBC: Bakewell Silver Band

Saturday 4th June

All Day

  • Rolls Royce cars display outside the ABC.

12.00

  • Entries for Fridays Best Decorated Cake "Fit for a Queen" to be submitted at the ABC.

  • Children will be invited to take part in designing and making a crown and tiara in the ABC.

14.00

  • Judging and raffling of the cakes. All proceeds to local charities and organisations.

TBC: Carnival Queen to attend with princesses and feature with the vintage Rolls Royce.

TBC: Musical Performance.


Keep up to date please visit their Facebook page here.

Sunday 5th June

12.00

  • Duck race starting at Old Bakewell Bridge to the Iron Bridge. Prizes 1st £100, 2nd £50 & 3rd £35

  • Entries for Sundays Best Dressed Cake " Fit for a Queen"

  • Children will be invited to take part in designing and making a crown or tiara in the ABC

14..00

  • Judging and raffling of Sunday Cakes. All proceeds to local charities and organisations.

TBC: Musical entertainment

15.00

  • Local organised street parties

  • Picnic in the park at Rutland Recreation Ground.

  • Best dressed King and Queen prize

  • Local singer / musician

Bring your own picnic or pick up a ready made Platinum Jubilee Picnic from one of our participating establishments. Public toilets will be open on Sunday

16.30

  • Judging of the best dressed King and Queen

Throughout the four days

Bakewell Carnival Scarecrow Competition begins Thursday 2nd June till Bakewell Carnival weekend Sunday 3rd July. All around town people of Bakewell have created wonderful scarecrows to brighten up the town and bring cheer.. How many Queen's will you find?

Treasure Hunt Competition around Bakewell, find the locations of all the crowns. Prizes to be won. £1 entry fee, pick up a form at the ABC or download from website.

Local food shops to prepare and sell picnics for visitors to take to Rutland Recreation ground on Sunday for the picnic in the park and to take away for street parties " Collect form establishments displaying the jubilee picnic in their window"

Shops and businesses have dressed windows for the Jubilee.

If you would like to get involved, have a stall or help at the event please contact the team at BKLQPJ@gmail.com



Cake fit for a Queen

Start planning, buying ingredients and contemplating what kind of a masterpiece you can produce! Our judges are lined up for judging on all three days, they can't wait to see the talent in the area! Take the cake home after the competition or donate it to the raffle to raise money for local charities and organisations!

Scarecrow Competition

Food for thought! Time to start getting ideas together, save some bits and pieces for creating a master piece!

Traditional Cream Tea

Prebook your "Picnic in the Park" traditional cream tea now at the Lavender Tea Rooms Derbyshire Limited in Hebden Court, Bakewell.

Joining Bakewell's Picnic in the Park on Sunday the 5th of June 2022.

www.facebook.com/thelavendertearooms

Live Music

Join us across the long weekend at The Wheatsheaf, to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee.

www.facebook.com/WheatsheafBakewell

JUBILEE CREAM TEAS FOR COLLECTION

Do you have jam or cream first??

Our cream teas will be for collection on Sunday 5th June for Bakewell's 'Picnic in the Park' celebrations.

We have 3 options to choose from, with additional Original Bakewell Puddings & Prosecco!

Takeaway hot/cold drinks, cakes etc. will be available from The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop across the Jubilee Weekend!

To pre-order, please visit www.bakewellpuddingshop.co.uk/online-store