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Walsingham Celebrates the Platinum Jubilee – posters from Walsingham Primary School

Bake a Cake for the Queen Competition

Bake a Cake for the Queen

Sunday 5 June in Walsingham Village Hall

Display in the Village Hall from 12 noon.

Judging at 2 pm

1st PRIZE: Hamper from Walsingham Farms Shop

(followed by sharing the cakes and other refreshments 2 – 4 pm)

Please bring cakes, scones etc even if you don’t take part in the competition!

Walsingham Celebrates the Platinum Jubilee

Everyone is invited to join in with the celebrations in Walsingham to mark the Platinum Jubilee. Please use the link  below to view a programme of events between 2 June and 6 June. These include a street party in the Common Place, a musical evening in the Anglican Shrine Garden, exhibitions at St Seraphim’s and in the Village Hall, bring your own picnics with live music on the Green in Great Walsingham and at the Recreation Ground, and church services. There are also competitions which you are encouraged to enter: Jubilee Hat competition, Bake for the Queen and a Fancy Dress Parade.

Link to programme of events: Walsingham Jubilee Poster 2022

What’s On at St Seraphim’s – May and June 2022

Coffee Morning with Sow and Grow

Wednesday 25th May – 10.30am to 1pm

Sale of plants and seeds, books, bric-a-brac

Come and meet the Gardening Group for wellbeing in the Garden Room

Refreshments and cakes



Jubilee Celebration with Railway Display, Open Garden and Refreshments in the Garden Room

Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June – 10am to 4pm

All Welcome



Annual Garden Party

Saturday 25th June 2022 – 2pm to 4pm

With the Pilgrim Jazz Quartet, stalls, raffle, children’s games – Come and join in the fun!

Film: Belfast on Tuesday 31st May

Our May film is coming-of-age drama ‘Belfast’, written and directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Starring Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, Colin Morgan, and newcomer Jude Hill.

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee village celebrations in Walsingham

We hope you will join in some or all of the events as we celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee here in Walsingham

The schedule so far:

Sunday 29th May Scratch Choir rehearsal

Meet at 3pm on Sunday 29th May at St Mary’s to learn the Jubilee songs. The group will perform at the Beacon Lighting and street party on the evening of 2nd June, and at Evensong at St Mary’s on Sunday 5th June

Thursday 2nd June, Village Street Party & Beacon Lighting

From 7pm in the Common Place. With the Pilgrim Jazz Band, Walsingham Farms Shop BBQ, refreshments from Read & Digest and The Bull.

Lighting of the Beacon (part of the national chain of beacons) at 9.30pm with bugle fanfare and choir

Friday 3rd June: Fakenham Ukes in the Anglican Shrine Garden from 7:30 pm – bring a chair or a picnic rug. Norton’s Bar will be open and food available

Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June: Exhibition and Open Garden at St Seraphim’s 

Saturday 4th June, Picnic on the Green in Great Walsingham 12 noon to 4 pm. Bring your own picnic and drinks, picnic rugs/chairs. Live music

Sunday 5 June: at the Village Hall and Recreation Ground

  • Bake a Cake for the Queen: display in the Village Hall from 12 noon. Judging at 2 pm (followed by sharing the cakes and other refreshments)
  • Royal Fancy Dress Parade (including royal animals). Judging at 2 pm
  • Football match
  • Picnic at the Rec (bring your own picnic and chairs, rugs)
  • Village Archive and Time Line Exhibition in the Snooker Room with Quiz and children’s trail

Sunday 5 June at 5.30pm: Evensong at St Mary’s, all welcome

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