The Queen’s 70th Jubilee Celebrations

Douglas is now a City!!

Thursday 2 June

Trooping the Colour The Queen’s Birthday Parade at 10am

Afternoon Tea

The Queen’s Centenary Gardens, Douglas will be serving afternoon drinks, cakes and biscuits.

Comis Hotel, Mount Murry Road, Santon  will be serving Bottomless Afternoon Tea on Thursday and Friday at 12 noon and again at 4.30pm priced at £40 p/p.

Platinum Jubilee Beacon 

Port Erin Lifeboat Station

Port Erin Lifeboat Station will light a beacon along with thousands of other communities throughout the regions of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Overseas Territories to commemorate the Queen’s Jubilee. The beacon will be lit at 9.15pm and will be visible from Port Erin’s Raglan Pier

St Ninian’s Church

The service to be opened by Douglas Town Band at 9.15pm followed by an address from the mayor. The beacon will be lit at 9.45pm.


Friday 3 June

Arbory & Rushen Platinum Jubilee Celebrations from 2pm – 6pm Clucas Meadow, Ballachurry Road, Rushen

Fun Sports run by Hello Little People – free goody bags for all participants
Fancy Dress Competition
Royal Rhymes Competition Performances by Rushen Twirlees Meadowside Choral Society, Manx Bards and Southern Belles
Wildlife Trail and Quiz run by Manx Wildlife Trust in Ballachurry Nature Reserve
Display of Classic Cars
Meet the Highland Cattle of Moorhouse Farm
Bouncy Castles
Kids Corner Craft Tent
Biosphere Bee picnic

Queen’s Jubilee street party at the Family Library

Crafts, games, face-painting, cake stalls, raffle and more.
Parade your fanciest frocks and smartest suits for a Kings & Queens fancy dress competition.
Bring your own banquet to dine like royalty.

Pulrose Methodist Church between 1pm and 4pm

Games, crafts and a bouncy castle, along with cake and best crown competitions.
Wear a crown to be judged.

Sunday 5 June

Service of Thanksgiving

11am St Paul’s Cathedral, London, England.

Sunday 12 June

Service of Thanksgiving

Marown Church for a service at 11.30am, followed by afternoon tea.

Saturday 25 June

Party in the Park at Onchan Park

Live music and entertainment from 12 noon to 11pm including:

Onchan Silver Band, Nicole, Roc Vannin, Ian Thompson, Mae Challis, 3 Million and The Fundamentals

Saturday 23 July

Douglas Jubilee Carnival