Exeter's Jubilee Street Party

Exeter, Devon

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Jubilee Street Party

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Join us on the High Street, Exeter between 11am and 3pm on Thursday 2nd June to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

We will be setting up tables and benches along the High Street for you to come along and join in the festivities. You can bring your own picnic or you can click and collect from the nearby restaurants. CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF BUSINESSES.

 *Please note that the consumption of alcohol on the high street and Cathedral Green is not permitted.

Download the official Exeter Jubilee Street Party map hereBring your flags, bunting and hats along, it's time to celebrate!

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Enjoy upbeat music from the fantastic:

11:00-11:45: Exeter Jazz Orchestra Princesshay

11:00-11:45The Footloose Four Cathedral Green

11:00Piano Pace Guildhall Shopping Centre

11:30-11:40: Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service High Street

12:00-12:40: Liberty Sisters High Street

12:00-12:45: Exeter Railway Band Waterbeer Street

12:00-12:45: The Footloose Four Castle Square

12:00-14:00Chris Pope High Street

12:15-13:00: Exeter Jazz Orchestra Princesshay

13:00: Piano Pace Guildhall Shopping Centre

13:00-13:45: The Footloose Four Cathedral Green

13:00-13:20: Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service High Street

13:30-14:15: Exeter Railway Band Bedford Street, Princesshay

13:40-14:20: Liberty Sisters High Street

14:00-14:45: The Footloose Four Castle Square

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Head over to the Cathedral Green and explore the Military and Community Village. Expect plenty of family fun from:

- 13 (City of Exeter) Squadron Air Training Corps

- SSAFA the Armed Forces Charity

- Royal British Legion

- The Battalion of the Six Rifles

- Exeter Leisure

- Visit Exeter – Have your face painted, enter their competition for your chance to win a Platinum Exeter Experience

- Live & Move - Win exciting prizes with their 'Spin the Wheel!' 

- Exeter City Community Trust - Have a go at scoring a goal, embark on a treasure hunt around Cathedral Green and be in with a chance to win some incredible prizes

- CEDA and Access All Aerials Radio – Capturing residents memories for their heritage project, via their community radio station Access all Aerials

- Reading and Craft Area – Sit back and enjoy storytelling, plus free childrens activities

- Freemoovement UK

- Inclusive Exeter

- Exeter Academy of Dance

- On Cathedral Green you'll also find the Mighty “Dom-Tink!” - Prom-Prom’s traditional try-your-strength machine. Soaring 20 feet into the sky, use the mighty hammer of destiny and whack the nobble to ring Uncle Tacko’s bell! Stop by Uncle Tacko’s Imaginarium, a beautiful, colourful sideshow booth with entertainment for the entire family. 

- Pay a visit to Exeter Self Defence Academy's tent, for exciting demonstrations and live workshops for all the family throughout the day.

 

Sit back and refresh with a drink at Princesshay Shopping Centre's Mojito Beach Bar, as you watch Exeter Jazz Orchestra perform in the heart of the shopping centre.

Take part in thrilling family activities at Guildhall Shopping Centre, dance along to music in the square from Exeter Railway Band and dig into a scrumptious Street Food, available throughout the day.

Say hello to Sid the Dog, Exeter Leisure's friendly mascot, as he makes appearances throughout the day.

If you want to get creative before the 2nd June why not make your own Crown or shield at the RAMM on the 31st May and the 1st June and bring them along to the High Street on the 2nd! You can also return to the museum for a live band performance in the afternoon.

Spot is a cat. This cat here in fact. For a long time,  Spot thought he was an only kitten. Until one day, he hears his humans talk about his other family - the feline kind! But where are they? Now Spot and his friends are on a mission to find his kitty-cat clan. Look out for this interactive walkabout performance throughout the day - appropriate for all ages, packed full of games, original music, marionette puppetry & storytelling. So come say hello on 2nd June, join the search & help find a clue or two.

Don't miss the National Beacon Lighting event on the Quayside on 2nd June!

This event wouldn’t be possible without the continued support of our partners Identity UKGuildhall Shoppng Centre, InExeter, Princesshay Shopping Centre, and Stagecoach!

 

The Devon General Omnibus Trust are bringing a vintage bus to Exeter's Jubilee Street Party! The bus at the Jubilee Street Party, VDV 817, dates from 1957 and is representative of the open-platform rear-entrance AEC Regent V double-deckers purchased by Devon General for use on Exeter city services, it ran until 1971! ​​​​The Devon General Omnibus Trust is a registered charity established in 2013 to carry out the restoration, preservation and operation of historic vehicles that once carried the livery of the Devon General Omnibus & Touring Company Ltd.

With six former Devon General buses in their collection, five double deckers and one single decker, the charity educates the public about Devon General by enabling people to view our buses at events and to travel on them at vintage vehicle running days. They welcome donations in support of their work - please see the website dgot.org.uk.
 

Travel to Exeter's Jubilee Street Party by Bus

Stagecoach operates a comprehensive and frequent network of buses in and out of the city centre. Daily travel starts from just £4.20 within the Exeter Zone when purchased via the Stagecoach App, or the whole family can travel for the day for just £8.40.  

Download the stagecoach bus app here: https://www.stagecoachbus.com/app  to buy your ticket, track your bus and see exactly when it will arrive! 

Stagecoach have kitted out two of their buses in a special Jubilee design, one of which will be featured at the street party.  

To find out more about buses across Exeter visit here: https://www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/south-west/discover-exeter-by-bus
 

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