Where to go and what you’ll see in and around Fenland this Jubilee weekend
Events throughout Fenland are being staged to celebrate the Jubilee- here’s our list but tell us if we’ve missed you off it
BENWICK: Village go-kart race in High Street on Monday as part of a street party which NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay will attend about 4pm.
There will also be some royal scarecrows on display.
CHATTERIS: Furrowfields recreation ground hosts a packed weekend of entertainment.
EMNETH: It’s A Knockout on the playing field on Monday. There will also be children’s rides, side shows, stalls and food and drink. In the evening there will be a disco and live band.
LEVERINGTON: Fun day at Sports and Social Club on Monday, followed on Tuesday by a tea party at the village church from 3pm-5pm. To book your place at the party contact 01945 475097.
LONG SUTTON: Children’s funfair and games at Winfrey Park on Sunday followed by live music.
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On Monday there will be a vintage tractor rally and a Proms in the Park celebration in the evening at Winfrey Park. A beacon will be lit.
MARCH: A Big Jubilee Lunch Party takes place on Sunday at St Peter’s Church from 12.30pm. Families welcome and tables and chairs will be provided.
On Monday a beacon will be lit in West End Park at 10.15pm. March Brass 2000 will play in the park from 9.30pm and a hog roast will be available.
March Royal British Legion Club hosts a day of attractions and activities on Monday
OUTWELL: Well Creek Trust hosts a raft race tomorrow from Church Bridge Mooring to Stott’s Mooring. There is a Fenland Feast barbecue with entertainment at Outwell Basin as well.
At the playing field on Monday there’s an ‘It’s A Knockout’ event with six teams taking on an obstacle course. Children can also take part in an Old Skool Dayz sports day.
THREE HOLES: A Jubilee celebration takes place in the village hall on Tuesday. An exhibition of 1950s memorabilia begins at noon and is followed at 2.30pm by a film of the Queen’s wedding and a British Path� film of the Coronation.
UPWELL: Party in the Park on Sunday with live music at the playing field from 4-9pm. There will also be a Kings and Queens fancy dress competition.
Tomorrow, the village hall will host a 1950s style dance and casino evening from 8pm-midnight.
On Monday a sports taster afternoon takes place on the playing field. Guests will also get to witness the 1948 Olympic Torch arriving at 4.30pm.
WEST WALTON: A senior citizen’s buffet takes place today at the village hall from 11.30am.
Tomorrrow, a Jubilee fete starts at noon on the playing field. There will be stalls, rides, a fire engine, a falconry demonstration and a tug of war competition. On Monday at 9.30pm a beacon will be lit at St Mary’s Church.
WHITTLESEY: Monday’s Jubilee Party at the Manor Leisure Centre, from 1.30pm until late, will offer live music, a fun fair, stalls and history displays.
Friends of St Mary’s Church hold a ‘60 Glorious Years’ flower festival from Saturday until Monday, open from 10am-5pm. All things Queen-related will be depicted in floral displays. �2 for adults.
WIMBLINGTON: St Peter’s Church hosts an art, craft and hobby show from tomorrow until Tuesday, open from 10am-5pm daily (except Sunday when it opens at 1pm).
A Jubilee church service takes place on Sunday at 11.15am.
WISBECH: The town council hosts its first big event on Monday since buying back the space from Fenland District Council.
There will be live music from noon-8pm, with free activities such as a climbing wall, face painting, balloon animals and a fun house.
WISBECH ST MARY/GUYHIRN: A Jubilee Service will be held in Wisbech St Mary & Guyhirn Parish Church on Sunday at 11am.
It will give parishioners and visitors the opportunity to recognise the contribution the Queen has made to this country during her reign.