THE QUEENS JUBILEE Tribute Fire Beacon

Thu, Jun 2nd 2022 at 10:00 pm -

2nd June - National Fire Beacons Tribute was lit through-out the UK - Event organised by Bodmin Town Council in Partnership with Bodmin Rotary Club. Fantastic Event - See SLIDE SHOW ....



Many thanks to Paul Hockaday for the fantastic drone shots

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THE NATIONS FIRE BEACON TRIBUTE

  BODMIN FIRE BEACON

( Announcement by BTC 12/5/22 )

We are proud to be part of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons and Associated Activities.

Bodmin Town Council in Partnership with The Rotary Club of Bodmin have announced plans to light a Beacon for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on the evening of Thursday, June 2, 2022.

 This will be held, late evening on 2nd June 2022 on 'Bodmin Beacon'

<  See below for details of Bodmins Fire Brazier  >

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The Queen’s  Platinum Jubilee - Fire Beacons
2nd June 2022

There is a long and unbroken tradition in our country of celebrating Royal Jubilees, Weddings and Coronationswith the lighting of beacons - on top of mountains, churchand cathedral towers, castle battlements, on town andvillage greens, country estates, parks and farms, alongbeaches and on cliff tops. In 1897, beacons were lit to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. In 1977,2002 and 2012, beacons commemorated the Silver,
Golden and Diamond Jubilees of The Queen, and in 2016
Her Majesty’s 90th birthday

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On 2nd June 2022, we will celebrate another unique milestone in our history, Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th year as our Monarch and Head of the Commonwealth - her Platinum Jubilee. It is a feat no previous monarch has achieved. More than 1,500 beacons will be lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories, and one in each of the capital cities of Commonwealth countries in recognition of The Queen’s long and selfless service. The beacons will enable local communities, individuals and organisations to pay tribute to her as part of the official Platinum Jubilee beginning weekend of celebrations from 2nd

to 5th June 2022.

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(Announcement by BTC)

BODMIN BEACON  (Monument) -  Thursday 2nd June 2022

The Fire Beacon Tribute ceremony will commence at Buckingham Palace at 9.45 pm

The Mayor will light the Bodmin Beacon at 9.45 pm

Bodmin Fire Beacon will be one of over 2000 official sites in the UK.

Also 54 Beacons will be lit through-out the Commonwealth.

Come along and be part of this unique experience and see if you can spot any other Beacons in Cornwall  ( Weather permitting ! )

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For more information please contact Bodmin Town Council 01208 76616 or email on info@bodmin.gov.uk

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