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Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Poole

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee has arrived and there is plenty of celebrations taking place in Poole over the Bank Holiday weekend. Kick off the Royal celebrations by checking out the biggest and best Platinum Jubilee events happening in Poole, plan your street party with the help of Poole's excellent caterers, and check out family-fun Queen's Jubilee activities to try below.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Events in Poole

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Events in Poole

Poole Seafood Festival - Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June - Poole Quay

Price: Free

Located on the seafront, Poole is of course famous for its outstanding fresh seafood, and this year you can get involved with the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations taking place at the Poole Seafood Festival.

The three-day festival is hosted on Poole's magnificent quay and is free to attend over Jubilee weekend. Sample some of Poole's best seafood and local produce whilst dancing the day away listening to brilliant live music at this Jubilee weekend event. This seafood party is certainly one way to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Poole.

Find out more about Poole Seafood Festival here!

Princes and Princesses Celebrate the Jubilee - Thursday 2nd and Friday 4th June - Farmer Palmers

Price: Admission prices apply

Farmer Palmers will be undergoing a makeover for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee and is encouraging all the little ones to dress up as princes and princesses to celebrate! They will also be putting on a cream tea for all to enjoy, along with all the usual farm activities for the family to take part in.

So if you're looking for a family day out where the kids can get involved too and celebrate this momentous occasion, come along to Farmer Palmers Farm Park! 

Find out more and book tickets here.

Jubilee Afternoon Tea - Thursday 2nd June - Saturday 4th June - Riggers Restaurant & Slipway Bar 


  • Jubilee Afternoon Tea - £15.95pp
  • Dorset Cream Tea For One - £5.50
  • Tea & Cake - £4.95pp
  • Strawberries & Cream - £4.95pp

Join Riggers Restaurant & Slipway Bar for an Afternoon Tea on the Terrace to celebrate this momentous year in history. With picturesque views over Holes Bay and fabulous cakes and sandwiches worthy of any occasion, their Afternoon Tea is the tastiest way to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

Find out more here.

Jubilee Celebrations - Friday 3rd June - South Deep

Price: Free entry

Join South Deep on Friday 3rd June for a live DJ with 3 musicians performing. DJ John with his daughter & Claire on the Sax will be performing from 6pm - 9pm. There will also be food and drink served as usual so you can enjoy their delicious dishes whilst listening to great music!

Find out more here.

Jubilee Brunch - Saturday 4th June - Drgnfly Pan Asian Restaurant

Price: £55pp

Come along for a super special Jubilee Brunch at Drgnfly - you'll enjoy a sumptuous 4 course menu and free flowing 'Chandon Garden Spritz'. (Non boozy option available £35pp). You will also be joined by a saxophonist performing for the afternoon!

Find out more here.

CHAPS Queen's Platinum Jubilee Convival - Saturday 4th June - The Kings Head

Price: Free

The Kings Head are having a convivial to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Anniversary, with her majesty's permission of course.

Dress code for the day, as patriotic as you can be, or just wear what you feel happy wearing and wave a flag and raise a glass!

Find out more here.

Kinson Jubilee Celebration - Thursday 2nd June - Pelhams Park

Price: Free Entry

There will be live music from the 1940's to current day, from the likes of:

  • DJ & MC Mr D! Dave Norrell
  • The Singing Historian - 1pm
  • Paul Walker Sings - 1.30pm
  • Still Breathing - 2.15pm
  • Rubiks Kube - 3.15pm
  • The Aphrodites - 4pm

And so much more!

There is so much family fun, from scrumptious food and drink as well as trade stands.

There will be a competition for who can make the best crown and sceptre with prizes for grownups and children!

Find out more here.

Jubilee Picnic - Thursday 2nd June - Upton Country Park

Price: Free

Celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee with Upton Country Park on Thursday 2nd June 2022 from 11.30am until 2.30pm. With music from Swing Unlimited’s Community Big Band, playing 45 minute sets at 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm.

Bring your own picnic or purchase one from the Tea Rooms and enjoy the Queen's 70th Jubilee.

Jubilee Proms In The Park - Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June - Merley House Wimborne

Price: £10 - £25pp

Get ready for an evening jubilee concert as Wimborne hosts Proms In The Park to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

The Royal event will see the Poole Symphonic Concert Band perform in the grounds of the stunning Merley House as the evening comes alive with modern and classical music featuring prom favourites that will have the entire crowd singing along to. Bring your chairs, picnic baskets and choice of drink as you celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with friends and family in Wimborne.

The event starts at 6.30pm so if you're looking for ways to spend the day in Wimborne then make sure to check out the brilliant No.9 On The Green for some lunch and refreshment before heading to the Proms.

Jubilee Afternoon Tea Cruise - Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June - Poole Quay

Price: £35pp

Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on the waters surrounding Poole by hopping on board with Poole City Cruises.

Departing from Poole Quay, this Jubilee event is an afternoon tea experience like no other as you enjoy a glass of Pimm's and a delightful afternoon tea selection including cakes, scones, and clotted cream whilst making your way around some of Poole's most famous landmarks.

This Jubilee event is a celebration fit for the Queen herself.

Parkstone's Big Jubilee Picnic - Saturday 4th June - Branksome Rec

Price: Free

Parkstone's Big Jubilee Picnic will be taking place on Saturday 4th June from 12pm - 4pm at Branksome Rec to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

There will be live music and entertainment and lots of activities for all the family including stalls, crafts, face painting, soft play, bouncy castle, and much more!

Bring a picnic or buy yourself a scone, cream and jam.

Poole's Jubilee Window Display Competition - Saturday 28th May - Sunday 5th June - Poole Town Centre

Price: Free

Visit Poole and vote for your favourite Jubilee window display for the chance to win £250! Voting is open between Saturday 28th May until Sunday 5th June 2022. 1 vote per person and voters must be over the age of 16.

The prize is £250 that can be spent at local businesses in Poole town. The winner will be announced on 20th June 2022.

Poole BID's Platinum Jubilee Weekend - Saturday 28th May - Sunday 5th June - Poole Town Centre

Price: Free

From a window display competition, big screen in Falkland Square, Live Music at Falkland Square, Post Box Letter to the Queen at The Dolphin Shopping Centre, Free face painting, circus workshop and Sunday's street sing along there so much to do this Jubilee weekend.

Adastral Square Queens Platinum Jubilee street Party - Saturday 4th June - Adastral Square

Price: Free

A day of live music, stalls, crafts, food, drink to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee!

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Activities in Poole

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Activities in Poole

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is a Royal cause for celebration as HRH marks 70 years on the throne, and the United Kingdom enjoys a four-day Bank Holiday weekend. The sun is shining as summer kicks into life, so how are you planning on spending jubilee weekend? Let us help with day out ideas that will make your weekend a special occasion fit for the Queen.

Afternoon Tea in Poole

Arguably the most British of occasions that one can partake in, afternoon tea at one of Poole’s brilliant teahouses is a great way to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Enjoy an afternoon of delicate fluffy scones, clotted cream, cakes, sweet treats, and champagne, and raise a glass to the monarchy for the special occasion.

Check out Poole’s best afternoon tea locations HERE.

Spend a Day Out On The Water

Keeping the kids busy over the bank holiday can be a difficult task, but enjoying a day out on the water at Poole’s brilliant SUP Safari is a great activity perfect for the entire family on Jubilee weekend. Based in Poole’s luxurious Sandbanks, the paddleboard and kayak centre offers reasonably priced board and kayak hire along with a range of excellent courses that will help you get to grips out on the water.

Find out more about SUP Safari HERE.

Private Boat Trip with the Poole Bay Boat Company

Explore Poole's beautiful waters in your own private luxury by booking either a half-day or full-day private skippered boat trip around Poole and the surrounding Jurrasic coastline. 

Make the most of the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday sun by taking to the water with family and friends, and raise a glass to celebrate the Queen's 70-year jubilee on board your own private boat.

Find out more about the Poole Bay Boat Company HERE.

Paddle boarding and kitesurfing lessons at EasyRiders Poole

Fancy a thrilling jubilee weekend in Poole? Make the most of the national four-day bank holiday by learning a new skill and having fun out on the water with EasyRiders Poole. 

The stand-up paddle boarding and kite surfing school makes water sports fun and easy for the whole family to enjoy, with their experienced instructors teaching you how to have fun out on the water safely. 

Spend the Queen's Jubilee bank holiday weekend by spending time taking part in water sports activities in Poole.

Find out more about EasyRiders Poole HERE.

Take a boat trip on Dorset Belle Pleasure Cruises

Did you know Poole and Dorset's outstanding Jurrasic coastline attracts thousands of tourists and local visitors every single year? 

This year, the Queen's Jubilee weekend is an occasion perfect for exploring the beautiful ocean caressing Poole's beaches, making it the ideal activity for soaking in the fantastic weekend weather.

Find out more about Dorset Belle Pleasure Cruises HERE.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Catering in Poole

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Catering in Poole

Planning for your Queen's Platinum Jubilee party can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be that way. Poole's caterers, deli's, and restaurants are well-equipped to handle the demands of your jubilee get-together, providing first-class food to add that wow factor and make your garden party a truly Royal affair.

Nicholas James Deli

Nicholas James is a luxury delicatessen operating out of Poole's Ashley Cross, specialising in food, wine, spirits, and coffee. Their heritage butchery stocks Aubrey Allen meat which is the preferred choice of the Queen, along with a wide variety of excellent food and drink goods that will transform your Jubilee garden party into a grand platinum celebration.

If you’re taking part in one of Poole’s many Platinum Jubilee street parties in honour of the historic celebration then a trip to Nicholas James should be one of your party priorities. Explore their fantastic store and find something suited to everyone's tastes. 

Whether you’re making a British jubilee punch for the street or are creating a Great British cheese board for family and friends to tuck into, this popular Poole deli has everything you need for a party fit for the Queen.

If you're out and about shopping in Ashley Cross over the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend then stop by the deli for a coffee and cake break to re-energise.

Jenkins & Sons

If you’ve never paid a visit to Poole’s famous Jenkins & Sons then now may be the perfect time to by picking up a delicious wood-fired pizza and some of their mouth-watering burgers to feed all of your party guests. 

Located in Poole’s Penn Hill area, this popular bar and restaurant is also a great place to dine before the party really gets started, so if you’ve got time to head out in the afternoon across the Jubilee bank holiday then book a table and indulge in creative cocktails, craft beers, and delicious food.

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