What's on this June and Platinum Jubilee Events

May 19, 2022

20th May – Farmers Market Leigh Community Centre

22nd May – Community Craft Afternoon – Fishermans Chapel, Old Leigh

Stalls, local live music, tea & cake, and the opportunity to make a square for a quilt that will be gifted once made.

25th May – Jubilee Be Well Festival at Garon Park

Join Active Life for an afternoon of activities in celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee! Including: – Total body Workout – Gentle Circuit – Dance Fit – Seated Fitness – Hula – Yoga & Stretch … and more!! (Tea and Coffee available). All proceeds going towards Havens Hospices.

28th May to 2nd June – Southend Film Festival at Park Inn by Radisson Place Southend

Southend Film Festival returns for 2022 with a range of films and documentaries that will whet any film buff’s appetite!

28-29 May – Music in The Park, Priory Park

Saturday – Jackie Wilson Says

Sunday – Daisy Bowlers

Both acts will perform between 3pm – 4.30pm

29th May – May Fair - St Margaret’s Church, Lime Avenue, Leigh on sea

29th May Jubilee Picnic in Bonchuch Park

Join Leigh Town Council for their family friendly picnic in the park event, bring a blanket and enjoy live musical performances, stalls and more.

At Bonchurch Park, Sunday 29 May, 12pm – 3pm.

30th May – Hadleigh country park

As part of the Summer of Culture, Essex Cultural Diversity Project is coordinating a programme of events to bring communities together and connect with local green spaces.

The programme will open with a range of fascinating free workshops and performances across the Essex Country Parks during May half-term, and will close with a special Global Village festival event later in the summer on Sunday 3 July at Hadleigh Country Park.

31st May Art Club – Leigh Community Centre

1st June – Jubilee Tea Party over 60’s Social Club at Leigh Community Centre

2nd June – Grand Jubilee Event - The Hub Cafe & Hadleigh Park from 10am

2nd June – Jubilee Trail – Belfairs Nature Discovery Centre

2nd June – Queens Platinum Jubilee Beacon will be lit at 9.45 by the Cenotaph at Clifftown Parade, Southend

2nd June – Jubilee Cream Tea – Prittlewell Priory

Join us at the beautiful historic location of Prittlewell Priory to celebrate the Queen’s 70th Jubilee!

Tickets: £9 per person. Includes 1 fruit scone, 1 plain scone, clotted cream, jam, strawberries, a selection of biscuits, and a cup of tea. Jubilee themed children’s craft activity is included.

A jubilee themed children’s craft activity will be available for a small fee in the visitor centre for visitors who do not wish to purchase the cream tea.

Must be booked in advance.

2nd June – The Big Platinum Jubilee Lunch at the Royals, Southend

Calling all little kings and queens! Join the Little Royalty team for a FREE kid’s lunch to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, at The Royals Shopping Centre.

2nd June – Music In the Park – Priory Park Bandstand

The ever popular Music in the Park returns to Priory Park bandstand.  The bandstand will come alive in celebration of the Jubilee bank holiday with top local bands and musicians! Don’t miss out!  This event is completely free!

Thursday 2nd June:
Southend Band – 1pm – 2:30pm
Salvation Army Band – 3pm – 4:30pm
Mighty Brass Jam – 5pm – 6pm

Friday 3rd June

This weekend’s band will be:
Bank Holiday Friday – Famous Potatoes
Saturday – Southend Vox
Sunday – The Show Choir
All three acts will perform between 3pm – 4.30pm

No chairs will be provided so please bring your own or a blanket. There is also limited parking at the park so where possible use public transport, walk or cycle.

Summer Events at The Royal Hotel

Friday 3rd June: Official Comedy Club
Saturday 4th June: 2 for £12 Cocktails
Sunday 5th June: Sunday roast and live acoustic music

3rd June - Indoor Street Party at MegaCentre Rayleigh

3rd June – Bank Holiday Friday 3rd June 2022

A Prom Concert of flag-waving favourites performed by The Essex Concert Orchestra and Southend City Chorus. Performance at 7.30pm Kings Road United Reformed Church, junction with Crowstone Road, Southend on Sea, SS0 8LH.

4th June – Southend Vox – Priory Park Bandstand

4th June – Jubilee Afternoon Tea Age Concern – Haven Community Hub

4th June – Summer Creative Open Day – Focal Point Gallery, Elmer Ave, Southend

5th June – Jubilee Open Day - Ramblers Riding Club, Leigh

5th June – Picnic in the Park - John Burrows Park, Hadleigh - 11am to 4pm

5th June - Community Jubilee Art Event – Garons, Southend

The New City Gallery Team will be showcasing their work inside the Score Board and outside on the grass we will be running art workshops for children and adults should they wish to join in too.

6th to 11th June – Rocky Horror Show at The Cliffs Pavilion

12th June – Southend half marathon

The 13.1 mile half marathon route starts and finishes at East Beach, Shoeburyness and passes through the Garrison and along the scenic coast.

18th June – Island Fest at Adventure Island, Southend

Island Fest will be showcasing some of the best-unsigned Bands, Solo Artists, Dance Groups, Painters and Creators that Southend On Sea has to offer.

17th June Leigh Farmers Market – Leigh Community Centre

18th and 25th June – Afternoon Tea at the Royal Hotel, Southend

19th June – Classic Cars on the Beach, Southend

A stunning display of classic cars on City Beach, Southend | 9am-4pm

25th June – City of Southend Armed Forces Day

The parade will start at approximately 10.15am and make its way from The Royals to Victoria Circus where there will be a service for the attending personnel, which will last about 40 minutes. | Free event, 9am-5pm

25th June – Cycling and Active Travel Festival, Belfairs Park

join us at Belfairs Park for the ForwardMotion Cycling and Active Travel Festival on the 25th June 2022 where we will be showcasing all the ways that can help you find the fun in active travel! | Free event, 11am-6pm

29th June – Jubilee Concert – Age Concern – Haven Community Hub

Join Age Concern Southend’s Dementia Choir and elderly persons choir in a FREE concert at the Haven Community Hub, celebrating the Platinum Jubilee on Wednesday 29th of June at 4-5pm. No booking required – just turn up and enjoy!

This article features the following businesses:

The Cliffs Pavilion

The Cliffs Pavilion

The Cliffs Pavilion presents fantastic west end, touring shows, musicians and plays throughout the year.

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel, one of Southend-on-Sea's most famous historical buildings.



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