Platinum Picnic at Port Sunlight

Platinum Picnic at Port Sunlight Celebratory events for the Platinum Jubilee When: Sunday 5th June 2022 Where: The Museum Green (next to Port Sunlight Museum and the Lady Lever Art Gallery) Times: 12noon – 6.00pm Cost: Free entry Picnic on the Green Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will play a major role in bringing the UK back together again following the pandemic and to mark such an occasion, Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT) will be celebrating her 70 years of service on Sunday 5th June with a picnic on the Museum Green, in the heart of the village. In true Port Sunlight style, the free to attend event will have a live stage featuring local bands such as The Port Sunlight Sea Dogs, The Get Back Beats, and The Swing Era Jazz Band, hosted by compere Graeme White. Amongst an array of food and drink exhibitors to get those all-important picnic essentials, from barbecue bites to afternoon tea treats! The Green will also have vintage fair rides and stalls for all ages to enjoy. Thanks to a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund, the event has been co-produced with the residents of Port Sunlight, along with village groups, societies and businesses. The whole village has been taking part in the planning from making bunting to volunteering on the day. Katherine Lynch, Director of Heritage at PSVT comments; “In her last Christmas message, the Queen said that her Platinum Jubilee Year should be an ‘opportunity for people everywhere to enjoy a sense of togetherness; a chance to give thanks for the enormous changes of the last 70 years: social, scientific, and cultural; and to look ahead with confidence,’ and that is very much what we … Continue reading Platinum Picnic at Port Sunlight