Wimbledon and Putney Commons are celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this Thursday by taking part in the nationwide event of the lighting of beacons & illuminating the Windmill.
The event will start at 8.45pm with two walks across Wimbledon Common from the Wimbledon War Memorial and Roehampton War Memorial.
Both walks will arrive at the Windmill where there will be a candlelit celebration at 9:30pm and a performance by St Mary’s Choir. The Windmill will then transformed into a beacon for the evening 🇬🇧🕯
Wrap up the night with a drink at the London Scottish Golf Club at 10pm.
A downloadable Order of Service for the event is available here
The event is free of charge with a suggested donation of £10 per family – all donations will help fund the ongoing upkeep of Wimbledon and Putney Commons and the Wimbledon Windmill. Donations can be made in cash on the evening or on the WPCC website here: Donations
There will be a formal programme to download, which will include a Certificate of Grateful Recognition as a permanent reminder of the moment in history celebrated.
For further information please contact Angela at the Ranger’s Office on 020 8788 7655.