Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Gainsborough

Celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70 years of service – the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee!

Here’s what’s taking place in Gainsborough over the extended bank holiday weekend.


Ashcroft Park Jubilee celebrations, DN21 1LB

Thursday 2 June, 2pm to 5pm

Join in the celebrations at Ashcroft Park with traditional games, best dressed King & Queen competition, craft activities and more! There will also be a Garden Tea Party at the x-church.

The Venue at Roses, DN21 2TU

Thursday 2 June, 11am to 5pm

A fun filled day for all he family including castles, cakes, the beach, fun bus, ice creams, slush, the park plus other activities.

Scavenger Hunt at Marshall’s Yard!

Available 2 to 5 June

To celebrate The Queens Jubilee Marshall’s Yard are holding a crown scavenger hunt. Collect your entry form from The Works and visit each store to find a crown displaying a letter. Once you’ve found them all, unscramble them to spell a word. Complete your form and post in the union jack post box located in The works for your chance to win a Jubilee bundle!

Garden Party Family Day, Gainsborough Adventure Playground, Riseholme Road, DN21 1NL

Friday 4 June, 12pm to 3pm

See poster for details.

GAPA Jubilee family day

Great British Garden Party at Uncle Henry’s

Saturday 4 June, 11am to 5pm

Grab your nearest and dearest and go ‘Behind the Garden Wall’ for a day of music, good local food and festivities, as we celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee!

‘Behind the Garden Wall’ has become garden party central, featuring live music, ice creams, drinks and a BBQ stocked up with local produce as well as all the of usual activities, such as the fairy trail and jumping pillow to keep the kids extra happy!

To find out more or to book your tickets click here.

Platinum Party at the Palace on the big screen at the Cross Keys at Stow

Watch the Platinum Party at the Palace on the Big Screen!
To add to your celebration there will also be outside Pimms & Prosecco Bar, the main bar inside plus Keys Posh Nosh Menu ((Takeaway style))- loaded fries, Burgers, Ribs etc served from 5.00pm.

For more details click here click here.

The Big Jubilee Lunch, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, DN21 2RJ

Sunday 5 June, 12pm to 5pm

Head down to Richmond Park and join the Rotary Club for their Big Jubilee Lunch! Bring your own picnic, tables / blankets and enjoy a great afternoon with family and friends. There will also be some food and drink vendors available as well.


Family Celebration Day, Lea Park

Sunday 5 June 11am to 6pm

From 11am until 6:30pm on Sunday 5th June, join in the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations by joining Lea for a Picnic in the Park! With all sorts of family fun organised to keep you entertained throughout the day, from donkey rides to tennis to crafts and local music performances!

See a breakdown of what’s happening here:

You can also keep up to date here and follow them on Facebook.

Jubilee Picnic at in the grounds at All Saints Church, Gainsborough

Sunday 5 June, 1.30pm to 4pm

Bring your own picnic and enjoy the grounds of All Saint Church.

There will also be an afternoon of fun planned with music, food and celebrations. Plus an opportunity to find out more about local businesses and charities.

See there poster for more information.

Gainsborough Jubilee Trail

Don’t forget to try the Queens Platinum Jubilee Trail! This free trail uses magical augmented reality to create this fantastic trail story-trail.

Located around Gainsborough are seven magical characters on a day trip from Buckingham Palace. Join Sir Barnaby Beacon on the trail as he visits his friends, you’ll be able to see them augmented reality, decide what happens next in the story and even win a free digital fun pack at the end. Not only that, but each of the characters will tell you about a decade in The Queen’s historic seventy-year reign. To learn more or start the trail, go to www.jubileebeacontrail.com

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Fabulous food and drink

Celebrating at elsewhere? Why not treat yourself to a great British feast with some great offers.

Adam’s Bay

Get regular fish, chips & peas with bread and butter for just £8 on Thursday 2 & Friday 3 June. Offer applies to restaurant bookings only. To book call 01427 611858.


There is still time to book your Jubilee Afternoon Tea at Cream Cafe in Marshall’s Yard. Book for Thursday 2, Friday 3 and Saturday 4 June. £16.95 per person, including Tea or coffee, prosecco, cider, beer or wine available from the menu.

Call 01427 611631 to book, or send them a message on Facebook.

Planning a party? They can also supply the cakes! Perfect for any gathering with friends and family.
Available with a selection of 8, 16 or 24 of our delicious homemade cake slices.

Cake box with 16 slices £35

Cake box with 24 slices £50

Enquire in store to book, or send a message via Facebook.

Clock House Gastrobar

Join the Clock House for afternoon tea fit for royalty! Served Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June. Dine in, or take away to your street parties.
Advanced bookings essential. Children’s afternoon teas also available.

See their menu for more information.

You can also book for their Jubilee bottomless brunch which is available Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June. For more information visit their website.

Uncle Henry’s

High Lord & Lady Teas – Available Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June

Her Majesty’s Jubilee is coming up and Uncle Henry’s is ready to celebrate in style! In addition to their Great British Garden party that will be hosted on the Saturday (Click here for details) They are also offering a very special High Tea, fit for Royalty! Available every day during the Jubilee weekend from 2pm-4pm.  (Advanced booking only)

Settle down in our café or out in the Courtyard and celebrate the jubilee in true British fashion. With a fantastic selection of hand crafted and specially picked sandwiches and treats for the occasion, there’s something for everyone. Add a bit of sparkle to the occasion and treat yourselves to a glass (or a bottle) of prosecco to toast the occasion. Take a look at the Menu here

Planning something special at home?  Not a problem! Their High Lord & Lady teas are available for take away Thursday – Sunday or home delivery on Thursday.

To book call 01652 640308

Reeds Riverside Coffee Shop

Queen’s Jubilee Afternoon Tea

£16.95 per person

Prosecco will also be served as an optional extra during the celebrations.

See poster below for the menu.

Bookings are available on Thursday & Friday at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. Places are extremely limited so book as soon as possible. Call 01427 679171 during opening hours.

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There’s also great places to visit and things to do in Gainsborough that would make a great bank holiday weekend!