Diamond Jubilee Round-up

Many local churches in the Diocese are planning special events and celebrations for the Queen´s Diamond Jubilee. We list some of these below. More details can be found on the individual church website.

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ANTWERP St Boniface       2 June Jubilee Flower Festival

ATHENS St Paul    3 June. Service of Thanksgiving withthe British and Commonwealth Ambassadors and a ‘Street Party’ in the grounds of St Paul’s Church, Athens

        17 June  A Jubilee Strawberry Tea, 22 June  Gala Ball at the Residence of the British Ambassador

BERNE St Ursula            16 June Jubilee Summer Fete

COSTA DEL SOL   St Andrew     4 June Garden Party at the Chaplaincy House.

FUNCHAL   Holy Trinity      2-3 June   First ever church Flower Festival

GHENT  St John         2 June  Jubilee            Thanksgiving Service, reception and “all age” garden tea party reflecting Commonwealth food and culture

HELSINKI   3 June Games for adults and children, music, face-painting, photos with the Queen!  Picnic lunch.

MONACO  St Paul    1 - 2 June  Tea party and Beach Party alongside the Mediterranean

NERJA AND ALMUNECAR San Miguel  Tuesday, 5 June Service of with "Hallelujah Chorus" and Zadok the Priest" - followed by a Street Party

PARIS     St George     Sat 9 June Sung Evensong at 6.30pm organised by all the chaplaincies of the Paris Area followed by reception. Presided over by Bishop Geoffrey Rowell and in the presence of H.M. Consul-General, Mrs Marina Pettigrew.

YPRES   St George     16 June    Service of thanksgiving, reception and Garden Party

ZURICH  St Andrew     3 June     Choral Evensong