Prospect Beacon to be lit for Jubilee celebrations
Ross-on-Wye Town Council has announced plans to light a Beacon for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on the evening of Thursday 2nd June 2022.
The Beacon, at the Prospect, will be lit at 9.45pm, and will be one of over 2,022 lit by charities, communities and faith groups all over the UK.
Ross-on-Wye Town Council said: “We are proud to be part of this momentous celebration. It is only appropriate that this unique milestone in history is marked. We are honoured to be part of this special event for Her Majesty, The Queen’s 70th year as our Monarch and Head of the Commonwealth on her Platinum Jubilee.
“With a weekend packed full of fantastic events we hope as many people as possible will join us to celebrate this very special occasion.”
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons and Associated Activities have been conceived and organised by Pageantmaster Bruno Peek and his dedicated team.
· 2pm – Town Crier will announce a specially-written Proclamation at the Market House heralding the lighting of the beacons later that day.
· 9.35pm – at the Prospect in Ross-on-Wye a piper will play Diu Regnare, a unique tune specially written for the occasion by Piper Major, Stuart Liddell, the world’s leading piper.
· 9.45pm – at the Prospect, Ross-on-Wye the Beacon will be lit.