Holderness Diamond Jubilee Beacons

“A beacon chain, once used as a tool for communication, has now become a symbol of unity across towns, borders, countries and continents and is often the central point of focus for any outdoor gathering or celebration”

THE FOLLOWING PLACES have all registered with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Beacons and will be lighting theirs between 10pm and 10.30pm on Monday 4th June 2012 to celebrate the 60 year reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

Places registered with Jubilee Beacons are (from North to South):

  • Elstronwick – Front Lane
  • Preston – Land in front of the Fire Station
  • Hedon – Market Hill
  • Halsham – Church Tower
  • Withernsea – Central Promenade
  • Paull – The Village Hall (The Crown)
  • Sunk Island – Willow Tree Farm

Lighting Times:

10:15pm: Town and Parish Council’s will light their beacons.

10:20pm: Churches will be lighting their beacons.

10:26pm: Charities, voluntary organisations and individual households are asked to light theirs.

10:30pm: Her Majesty The Queen will light the National Beacon at 10:30pm in London, following the BBC Concert that night.

See our Jubilee Celebrations page for more local information on events.

Visit: Diamond Jubilee Beacons


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Ray Duffill (photo by Neil Holmes) is a former community development manager but now describes himself as a beat-blogger or citizen-journalist. Ray lives in Hedon and founded the Hedon Blog and is the Hedon correspondent for the Holderness Gazette.

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