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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration for Wigan and Standish 2022

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration 2022

This summer, we’re hosting a four-day celebration for the people of Wigan and Standish! It’s your opportunity to take part in the National Commemoration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over the Bank Holiday Weekend 2nd-5th June 2022!

This will be the biggest event ever to come to Standish, with an expected audience of over 10,000 people.

  • Traditional Beacon lighting, fireworks, bonfire and funfair!
  • Relaunch of the Standish Carnival!
  • Food and Beer Festival!
  • Spice Girls, Madness and Beatles tribute bands!
  • Live soul and Motown acts!
  • Big Picnic Lunch served by the Wigan Warriors!
  • Artisan stalls!
  • Day at the Races!
  • Vintage car show!
  • Entertainment and fun activities for the whole family! 

And much more! Any funds raised will go towards My Life’s important work, as well as to the Standish Community Fund, making further events for the local community possible, preventing social isolation by connecting people with their communities.

Admission

Entry to the festivities is free, with parking just £5 per vehicle. Simply come down on the day and enjoy the celebrations! 

Food and Beer Festival tickets need to be bought in advance. A range of different tickets are available. BUY YOURS HERE NOW.

Programme listings

Thursday June 2nd from 7pm
Beacon Lighting, bonfire, fireworks, children’s activities, band and Community Commonwealth Singing

Friday 3rd June 2022 from 1pm
Standish Carnival begins from Bradley Hall Industrial Estate, Bradley Lane, Standish, to Pepper Lane, Thompson House followed by Fun Day, Funfair, Beer and food festival, bands and activities at Thompson House

Friday evening (6pm – 11.30pm) Food and Beer Festival Best of British Music Night 

Whilst you enjoy the Food and Beer Festival, dance the night away to the Best of British tribute bands, including The Spice Girls Experience, Suggs: A solo tribute to Madness and top Beatles tribute act The Cheatles. 6pm-11.30pm, £10 entry BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

Saturday 4th June from 12pm
Fun Day, Funfair, Artisan Stalls, Race Day and Beer and Food Festival at Thompson House. Buy tickets for the Food and Beer Festival Epsom Derby Race Day HERE. 

Saturday evening (6pm-11.30pm) Food and Beer Festival Soul and Motown Music Night

Groove to amazing soul tunes from Sacramento-born Robin Lee and legendary Motown hits from Made In Motor City as they soundtrack another night of incredible food and drink. 6pm- 11.30pm, £15 entry BUY YOUR TICKET HERE

Sunday 5th June 2022 from 12pm 
Big Jubilee Lunch Day: Family Picnic Lunch served by Wigan Warriors players

Experience live music and lunch in the form of the ultimate British picnic hamper, brought direct to your table by Wigan Warriors players! This big festival finale is all set in our indoor arena, amid the countryside surroundings of Thompson House Equestrian Centre. 12pm – 5pm, £10 entry, children under 12 go free. BUY YOUR TICKET HERE

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Food and Beer Festival

The Food and Beer Festival is an integral (and enjoyable!) part of the Jubilee Celebration!

  • Over 100 beers and ciders, plus ale, lager, gin and prosecco bars!
  • Mouth-watering hog roast!
  • Day at the races!
  • Live music every night, including Spice Girls, Madness and Beatles tribute acts, plus the best soul and Motown groups!
  • Big Jubilee Lunch served to you by Wigan Warriors players!

FOOD AND BEER FESTIVAL TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! BUY YOURS HERE

What’s on?

With something different every day, make sure you buy your ticket now, to avoid disappointment.

Thursday 2nd June  – Jubilee Beacon Lighting, Fireworks, Bonfire, Band and Community Commonwealth Singing 

Pre-event taster session – free entry, get in first and sample what’s on offer! 6pm-11pm

All day Friday and Saturday Supersaver!

Experience the whole weekend of events with the Super Saver (12pm Friday – 11.30pm Saturday) giving you the flexibility to come and go. Best of all, you get access to the Best of British Music Night, with Spice Girls, Madness and Beatles tribute acts, plus groove away to the soulful sounds of Sacramento-born Robin Lee and Made in Motor City at our Soul and Motown Music Night! £20 entry

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

Friday 3rd June – Food and Beer Festival

Enjoy an afternoon at the festival! Visit our beer, ale, cider, gin and prosecco bars and devour our hog roast, alongside music from local singer-songwriter The Quaintest Show On Earth, The Yorkshire Volunteer Corp of Drums and the Scots Guards Volunteer Pipe Band. 12pm-5pm, £5 entry

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

Friday 3rd June – Food and Beer Festival Best of British Music Night

While you enjoy the huge selection of beer, ale, cider, lager, gin and prosecco, dance the night away to the Best of British tribute bands, including The Spice Girls Experience, Suggs: A solo tribute to Madness and top Beatles tribute act The Cheatles. 6pm-11.30pm, £10 entry

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

Saturday 4th June – Food and Beer Festival Epsom Derby Race Day 

Race Day! Dress up for a day at the races, joining the Queen at the Epsom Derby on the big screen while enjoying the incredible range of food and drink on offer. And in between races, The Graduates Trio provide the soundtrack.12pm – 5pm, £10 entry

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE

Saturday 4th June – Food and Beer Festival Soul and Motown Music Night

Groove to amazing soul tunes from Sacramento-born Robin Lee and legendary Motown hits from Made In Motor City as they soundtrack another night of incredible food and drink. 6pm- 11.30pm, £15 entry

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE

Sunday 5th June – Big Jubilee Lunch Day – Food and Beer Festival Finale

Celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne with our Platinum Jubilee Lunch, served to you by the Wigan Warriors players! Experience live music and lunch in the form of the ultimate British picnic hamper, brought direct to your table. This big festival finale is all set in our indoor arena, amid the countryside surroundings of Thompson House Equestrian Centre. 12pm – 5pm, £10 entry, children under 12 go free

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE

 

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General admission and buy Food and Beer Festival tickets

Entry to The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration for Wigan and Standish

Entry to the festivities is free, with parking just £5 per vehicle. Simply come down on the day and enjoy the celebrations!

Tickets for The Food and Beer Festival are now on sale! 

Food and Beer Festival tickets need to be bought in advance. With a range of different tickets available, make sure you buy early to avoid disappointment.

BUY YOURS HERE NOW!

 

 

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Book a stall

A unique opportunity for YOUR business!

Independent food maker or provider? Local business looking to raise your profile? 

Book YOUR stall at THE Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration for Wigan and Standish! 

  • Showcase your wares to an expected audience of over 10,000 people at this four-day event, Thurs 2nd- Sun 5th June!
  • Just £25 per day or £50 for three days (Friday 3rd-Sunday 5th June)
  • Beacon lighting! Carnival procession! Food and Beer Festival! Entertainment and more for the whole family in 84 acres of beautiful green land!

Book a food or drink stall

Our food and drink festival runs throughout the weekend, offering you the chance to reach over 10,000 hungry and thirsty people. From cheese to chilli sauce, bread to chocolate, cakes to artisan dips, if you make it you can sell it at one of Wigan and Standish’s biggest ever events.

You might be a farm shop spying a pop-up store for the weekend, a barista with a cool coffee van or an artisan pizza shack – we can make room for you! 

Calling all local businesses!

It’s not just food and drink suppliers who’ve booked pitches. We’re delighted to welcome suppliers as diverse as eco friendly baby product providers and wooden toy makers – but we’ve got room for more.

If you’re a local business looking to raise your profile, the Jubilee weekend is the perfect place to do it. If you sell country ware, or are a crafter or artisan maker, get in touch. You might make jewellery or be a wood sculptor – whatever you do, if you want people to know about it, book today!

Whatever YOUR business, book now on 01257 472900 or email info@my-life.org.uk.

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Be part of the carnival!

Calling all the community to the Standish Carnival!

Are YOU part of a brownie, guide, cub or scout group? A local business or community group?

Take part in Standish Carnival – kicking off the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations for Wigan, Friday 3rd June! A chance for the whole community to come together, traditionally, local pubs all took part in Standish carnival, too!

The parade will wind its way from Standish to the carnival field at Thompson House Equestrian Centre. 

Taking inspiration from any of the seven decades of the Queen’s reign we’re looking for:

  • Floats
  • Morris dancers
  • May Queens
  • Vintage vehicles
  • People to walk the parade dressed up

We’d like everyone in Standish to feel they can participate – we can even help you with ideas for vehicles and decorations.

To find out more or book your space in the parade call 01257 472 900 or email info@my-life.org.uk.

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Sponsorship opportunities

Promote YOUR business with a Food and Beer Festival sponsorship at The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration for Wigan and Standish!

  • Get YOUR business in front of an expected audience of over 10,000 people!
  • The biggest four-day event ever to come to Standish!
  • Any funds raised go towards the work of My Life and The Standish Community Fund – you’ll be supporting people to have a better life
  • Enjoy our complementary ale bar and buffet ahead of the grand opening

A wide range of sponsorships are available, from bars to barrels, glasses and t-shirts. View them here.

To discuss a sponsorship, call 01257 472900 or email info@my-life.org.uk.

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Venue

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration for Wigan and Standish is taking place at:

My Life, Thompson House Equestrian Centre, Off Pepper Lane, Standish, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 0PP

 

 

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