South Gloucestershire Jubilee events and full list of road closures near Bristol

There are a plethora of events taking place in and around South Gloucestershire this week to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Residents and communities will be able to get involved in everything from street parties to beacon lighting, library events and more.

To help local communities come together to celebrate such a momentous historical event, South Gloucestershire Council waived charges for street parties and events in public open spaces and also supported 30 community Jubilee events with a combined total of £50,000 in grant funding. There will be more than 100 road closures for the events and activities taking place during the extended Bank Holiday weekend.

You can find full details of all road closures in South Gloucestershire on the council’s website or by scrolling down for a copy of the full list. And for those communities who are hosting a street party, the council has put together some advice and guidance to help save money, reduce waste, support local produce and protect the environment here.

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But just what is planned for South Gloucestershire during the four-day weekend between Thursday, June 2 and Sunday, June 5? Read on to find out more…

Lighting Beacons

The national Jubilee celebrations begin on Thursday June 2, with activities in local communities starting at 2pm where town criers will undertake the ‘Proclamation’, followed at 9.35pm by pipers performing ‘Diu Regnare’. At 9.40pm buglers and cornet players will perform bugle call ‘Majesty’ at selected beacon sites, announcing the lighting of 2,000 beacons across the UK and Commonwealth at 9.45pm – you can find out more here.

Across the South Gloucestershire area various communities are holding their own beacon events including:

  • Bradley Stoke 9.15pm to 10.15pm in at Jubilee Green, Savages Wood Road
  • Marshfield – 9.45pm at Marshfield Cricket Club
  • Patchway – 9pm to 9.45pm starting at The Parade for a candlelit walk to the beacon
  • Pilning and Severn Beach – 7pm to 10pm on the Severn Beach seafront (near the old boating lake) with scouts lighting the beacon
  • Siston – 9.15pm to 9.45pm at Siston Hill, Siston Common with a piper and choir
  • Yate – 8pm to 9.45pm at Tyler’s Field, Gravel Hill Road.

Community events

Over the Jubilee Bank Holiday there will be various Jubilee celebrations for residents and communities across South Gloucestershire to get involved in, including:

  • Yate on Saturday, June 4 at the Abbotswood big lunch Jubilee Street party at Kelston playing field from 10am to 3pm. There will be various stalls, an inflatable assault course, bouncy castle, tombola and a fancy-dress competition.
  • Bradley Stoke between Friday June 3 to Sunday, June 5 at the Bradley Stoke Community Festival in the Jubilee Centre with picnic in the park for families on Friday, June 3, the main festival on Saturday June 4 and a 10k run, skatepark competition and bowls taster session on Sunday, June 5.
  • Kingswood on Sunday, June 5 at Kingswood Park for the Kingswood Picnic pageant in the park from 11am to 4pm. This community event includes arts and crafts, activities and a big TV to watch the celebrations.
  • Staple Hill on Saturday, June 4 at Page Park’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration from 11am to 5pm with music on the bandstand, food and craft stalls, children rides and entertainment and a Jubilee fancy dress competition.
  • Thornbury on Friday, June- 3 at the Thornbury High Street Party from 10am to 5pm with stalls, vintage cars, tractors, live music and street food provided by local businesses.

Library events

In the run up to and during the Jubilee bank holiday weekend there are various activities and events for all ages across South Gloucestershire’s libraries for the whole family. These include school holiday craft sessions with a Jubilee theme, as well as a Royal themed coffee morning and specific Jubilee events.

Many of the library Jubilee activities are free but they do require to be booked in advance. Full Jubilee library activity details and booking instructions are available online here.

Councillor Rachael Hunt, cabinet member responsible for communities at South Gloucestershire Council, said: “The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee presents a superb opportunity for communities to come together to celebrate this remarkable milestone in her historic reign. On behalf of the council, I would like to express our thanks and appreciation to everyone who has contributed towards organising an event or activity for the Jubilee in our communities.

“Positive actions such as this really make a difference and would not be possible without your involvement. I hope that residents and communities across South Gloucestershire enjoy the variety of events and activities available over the extended Bank Holiday weekend.”

Road closures

South Gloucestershire Council lists 100 following road closures related to the Jubilee, as below, including the road name, location, date, time and which stretch is closed:

Campion Drive, Bradley Stoke 02/06/2022, 10am to 6pm, from No.63 to No. 125

Ducie Road, Staple Hill 02/06/2022, 10am to 6pm, from its junction with Albert Rd in a northerly direction for 100 metres, “Broad street, Beaufort Road and vice versa”

Fouracre Crescent, Downend 02/06/2022, 10am -10pm, from No. 1 to No.36, Fouracre Road

The Down, Old Down 02/06/2022, 12pm – 7pm, from its junction with Pump Lane, to its junction with The Inner Down, Pump Lane, Alveston Road

“Court View, Wick”,02/06/2022,10am – 12 midnight,from No.11 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“South Road, Kingswood”,02/06/2022,09:00am – 23.59pm,from its north junction with Macdonald Walk to its south junction with Macdonald Walk,”Regent Street, Halls Road, Cecil Road”

“Juniper Way, Bradley Stoke “,02/06/2022,08:00am – 23:59pm,from No.229 to its closed end ,N/A cul de sac

“Siston Hill, Siston “,02/06/2022,19:00am – 22:00pm,from its junction with Siston Common to the slip road to the car park,N/A

“Sherborne Avenue & The Dell, Bradley Stoke “,03/06/2022,06:00am – 23:00pm

“Brook Road, Mangotsfield “,03/06/2022,12pm – Midnight,from No. 42 to No.70,N/A cul de sac

“Albert Road, Hanham “,03/06/2022,10am to Midnight,from its junction with High Street to its junction with Wesley Avenue,”Victoria Road, Alexandra Road, Wesley Avenue, Greenbank Road, Highfield Avenue”

“Guest Avenue, Emersons Green “,03/06/2022,12pm – 9pm,from its junction with Emet Lane to its junction with Homeground,”Homeground, Home Farm Lane and Emet Lane”

“Baden Road, Kingswood “,03/06/2022,12pm – Midnight,from No. 81 to No. 99,N/A cul de sac

“Oakfield Road, Kingswood “,03/06/2022,1pm – 5pm,No.1 to No.8,”Forest Road, Douglas Road, Hanham Road”

“Green Sands Road, Patchway”,03/06/2022,11am – 10pm,from No. 22 to No. 31,”Wood Street, Swithins Lane “

“Sunnyside, Frampton Cotterell “,03/06/2022,10am – 9pm,from No.9 to No. 21,”Downfield Drive, Park Lane, Clyde Road”

“Cottongrass Road, Emersons Green “,03/06/2022,11am – 8pm,from No.17 to No.27 Cottongrass Road,”Yarrow Walk, Sundew Road”

“Rock Lane, Stoke Gifford”,03/06/2022,12pm – 5pm,From its junction with North Road in a south easterly direction for a distance of 70 metres,North Road

“The Street, Olveston (“,03/06/2022,10.30am – 12.00pm,from its junction with Elberton Road to its junction with New Road,”Old Down Hill, Foxholes Lane, Redhill Lane, Elberton Road”

New Road,03/06/2022,10.30am – 12.00pm,from its junction with The Green to its junction with Denys Court

Upper Tockington Road,03/06/2022,10.30am – 14.00pm,from its junction with The Street to its junction with Washingpool Hill Road

Washingpool Hill Road,03/06/2022,13.30pm – 18.30pm,from its junction with Manor Park in a north eastely direction for a distance of 350 metres

“Hermitage Road, Staple Hill “,03/06/2022,08:00am – 22:00pm,from its junction with North Street to its junction with Beaufort Road,”North Street, Beaufort Road, Clarence Road, High Street”

“Lydney Road, Staple Hill “,03/06/2022,10:00am – 23:59pm,from No.2 to No.32,”Teewell Hill, Teewell Avenue, Bath Street, Seymour Road”

“Solent Way, Thornbury “,03/06/2022,10:00am – 16:00pm,the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“Wheatfield Drive, Bradley Stoke “,03/06/2022,11:00am – 18:00pm,from No.148 to No.154,Dewfields Drive

“St Davids Avenue, Cadbury Heath”,03/06/2022,14:00pm – 20:00pm,from No.16 to its closed end ,N/A cul de sac

“Salisbury Road, Downend “,03/06/2022,12:30pm – 15:30pm,from its junction with Coronation Road to its junction with Buckingham Place

“Stanshawes Crescent, Yate “,03/06/2022,14:00am – 22:00pm,from its junction with Nailsworth Avenue to its junction with Priors Lea,Sundridge Park

“Cherry Gardens, Bitton”,03/06/2022,13:00pm – 16:00pm,the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“High Street, Thornbury”,04/06/2022,07:00am – 19:00pm,from its junction with Castle Court in a southerly direction for a distance of 210 metres ,”The Plain, Quaker Lane, Rock Street, Midland Way “

“Queensholm Drive, Downend “,04/06/2022,08am – Midnight ,from its junction with Queensholm Cresent to its junction with Four Acre Road,” Queensholm Cresent, Four Acre Road”

“Dennisworth, Pucklechurch”,04/06/2022,10:00am – 22:00pm,cul-de-sac,N/A cul de sac

“Grace Road, Downend”,04/06/2022,10am to Midnight,From No.1 to No.75,”Cassell Road, Overnhill Road”

“Rockside Avenue, Downend “,04/06/2022,1pm to 11pm,from its junction with Bridgeleap Road to its junction with Rockside Gardens ,Leap Valley Crescent and Bridgeleap Road

“Chesterfield Road, Downend “,04/06/2022,10am – 10pm,from No.3 to No.53,”North View, Hill House Road, Salisbury Road, Park Road”

“Rodway Road, Patchway “,04/06/2022,8.30am – 4.30pm,from No.230 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Bradley Avenue, Winterbourne “,04/06/2022,3pm – 11pm,from its junction with Mount Crescent to its junction with Huckford Road,”Crossman Avenue, Huckford Road”

“Walton Close, Bitton “,04/06/2022,12pm – 9pm,from No. 3 to No. 9,N/A cul de sac

“Youngs Court, Emersons Green”,04/06/2022,8am -10pm,from No. 3 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“The Land, Coalpit Heath”,04/06/2022,12pm – 10pm,From No.63 to No.41,N/A cul de sac

“Roseville Avenue, Longwell Green “,04/06/2022,1.30 pm – 7pm,from No.38 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Burley Crest, Mangotsfield “,04/06/2022,12pm – 6pm,from its junction with Hill House Road to its junction with Burley Avenue,” Hill House Road, Burley Avenue”

“Heath Road, Downend “,04/06/2022,1.30pm – 11pm,from its junction with Heath Walk to its junction with Bromley Heath Avenue,”Bromley Heath Road, Bromley Heath Avenue”

“Wedgewood Road, Downend “,04/06/2022,1pm – 9pm,from its junction with Wenmore Close to its junction with Queensholm Crescent,”Quakers Close, Queensholm Crescent”

“Upper Stone Close, Frampton Cotterell “,04/06/2022,12pm – 11pm,the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“Stanhope Street, Longwell Green “,04/06/2022,15.00pm – 19.00pm,From its junctions with Ellacombe Road to No.11/12,Ellacombe Road

“Randall Close, Kingswood”,04/06/2022,12.00pm – 18.00pm,from No.24 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Bridgeleap Road, Downend “,04/06/2022,13:00pm – 23:00pm,from No.11 to No.39,Blackhorse Lane

“Yew Tree Drive, Kingswood “,04/06/2022,11:00am – 19:30pm,from its junction with Chedworth to its junction with Chestnut Road,”Chedworth, Chestnut Road”

“Cleeve Lodge Road, Downend “,04/06/2022,09:00am – 23.59pm,from its junction with Cleve Lodge Close to its closed end ,N/A cul de sac

“Wincroft, Oldland Common “,04/06/2022,13:00pm – 23:39pm,from No.14 to its junction with Westland Avenue ,”Westcourt Drive, Highleaze Road, Westcourt Avenue”

“Parkers Avenue, Wick “,04/06/2022,13:00pm – 21:00pm,from its junction with Naishcombe Hill to its junction with Milford Avenue,”Milford Avenue, Holbrook Lane “

“Meadgate, Emersons Green “,04/06/2022,07:30am – 23:59pm,from No.26 to No.81,Emerson Way

“Dyrham Road, Hinton “,04/06/2022,14:00pm – 20:00pm,from its junction with Cock Lane in a north westerly direction for a distance of 180 metres,”Feltham Road, Hinton Hill, and Cock Lane”

“Mow Barton, Yate “,04/06/2022,12:00pm – 22:00pm,from No.21 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Cleeve Park Road, Downend “,04/06/2022 – 05/06/2022,10am – 10am,the entire length,”Badminton Road, Cleeve Hill”

“Greenbank Road, Hanham “,04/06/2022,11:00am – 20:00pm,from its junction with Faithfields Close to its junction with Woodyleaze Drive,Woodyleaze Drive

“Falcon Close, Patchway”,04/06/2022,14:00am – 17:00pm,the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“Westbourne Road, Downend”,05/06/2022,12pm – 6pm,from Lulworth Crescent to The Meads ,”Westbourne Road, Boscombe Cresent and vice versa”

“Oakdale Road, Downend “,05/06/2022,10.30am -6pm,from its junction with Windsor Court to its junction with Oakdale Avenue,”Sandringham Avenue, Four Acre Road, Heath Road”

“Pursey Drive, Bradley Stoke”,05/06/2022,8am – Midnight,No.32 to No.37,N/A cul de sac

“Churchill Gardens, Yate “,05/06/2022,11am – 4pm,No. 11 to No. 19,N/A cul de sac

“Emet Lane, Emersons Green “,05/06/2022,10am – 4.30pm,from its junction with Guest Avenue to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Bushy Road, Patchway”,05/06/2022,10am – 3pm,from Eighteen Acre Drive to No. 2 ,”Borkley Street, Eighteen Acre Drive”

“Park Road, Staple Hill “,05/06/2022,2pm – 5pm,from its junction with South View to its junction with Salisbury Gardens,”Sailisbury Road, North Street and Hill House Road”

“Chipping Sodbury Jubilee Big Lunch – Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury “,05/06/2022,9am – 7pm,from its junction with Wickwar Road to its junction with Hatters Lane,”Wickwar Road, St John’s Way, Hatters Lane, Horse Street, Hounds Road”

“Thirlmere Road, Patchway “,05/06/2022,10am – 8pm,from No. 1 to No. 37,”Lower Thirlmere Road, Rodway Road”

“High Street, Slough Lane and Hydes Lane, Cold Ashton “,05/06/2022,11am – 11pm,High Street – from its junction with Hydes Lane in a westerly direction for 132 metres,”A46, A420”

,05/06/2022,,Hydes Lane – from its junction with High Street in a north easterly direction for a distance of 280 metres

,05/06/2022,,Slough Lane – from its junction with High Street in southerly dircetion for a distance of 700 metres

“Eagle Crescent, Pucklechurch “,05/06/2022,10am – 10pm,from No.1 to No.8,Oaktree Avenue

“Friary Grange Park, Winterbourne “,05/06/2022,12pm – 9pm,from its junction with Parkside Avenue to its junction with Burrough Way,”Nicholls Lane, Parkside Avenue, Branksome Drive”

“High Street, Hawkesbury Upton “,05/06/2022,1pm – 7pm,From its junction with Park Street in a north westerly direction for a distance of 210m,”Back Street, Starveal Lane”

“Christchurch Lane and Christchurch Avenue, Downend “,05/06/2022,2pm – 5pm,Christchurch Avenue – entire length; Christchurch Lane from Downend Road to Christchurch Ave,Downend Road and Shruberry Road

“Feddon Street, Patchway “,05/06/2022,12pm – 6pm,from its junction with Barnwell Crescent to its junction with Frise Street,”Barnwell Crescent, Frise Street”

“Cumbria Close, Thornbury “,05/06/2022,10am – 5pm,from No. 22 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Gathorne Cresent, Yate “,05/06/2022,12pm – 12 midnight,from No.25 to No. 35,”Birch Road, Staples Road”

“Mackie Grove, Filton “,05/06/2022,1pm – 7pm,from No.35 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Quarry Way, Emersons Green “,05/06/2022,12pm – 7pm,from No.52 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Blakes Road and Hillcrest, Thornbury “,05/06/2022,2pm – 7pm,Blakes Road – the entire length; Hillcrest – the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“The Ride, Kingswood “,05/06/2022,11am – 8pm,the entire length,”Pound Road, Champion Road “

“Camberley Drive and Stanford Close, Frampton Cotterell “,05/06/2022,1pm – 12 midnight,Camberley Drive – the entire length Stanford Close – the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“The Crunnis, Bradley Stoke”,05/06/2022,10am – 10pm,the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“High Street, Badminton”,05/06/2022,9am – 9pm,the entire length,”Station Road, Luckington Road, Hayes Lane”

“Burrough Way, Linden Close and Heath Close, Winterbourne “,05/06/2022,10.00am – 18.00pm,Burrough Way – from its junction with Flaxpits Lane to its junction with Heath Close,Flaxpits Lane

05/06/2022, Linden Close – the entire length, N/A cul de sac

05/06/2022, Heath Close – the entire length, N/A cul de sac

“Deerhurst, Kingswood”,05/06/2022,12.00pm – 18.00pm,from No.7 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Pearsall Road, Longwell Green”,05/06/2022,12.00pm – 18.00pm,from No.62 to No.168,Ellacombe Road

“Walnut Tree Close, Almondsbury “,05/06/2022,14:00pm – 19:00pm,from No.3 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Simmonds View, Stoke Gifford “,05/06/2022,12.00pm – 18.00pm,from No.61 to its closed end,N/A cul de sac

“Greenhill Gardens, Alveston “,05/06/2022,13:00pm – 18:00pm,the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“Larksleaze Road, Longwell Green “,05/06/2022,14:00pm – 20:00pm,from No.17 to No.29,Ellacombe Road

“Moordell Close, Yate “,05/06/2022,09:00am – 16:00pm,the entire length,N/A cul de sac

“Redfield Road, Patchway “,05/06/2022,10:00am – 23.59pm,from No.3 to No.21,Ravenscourt Road

“Rockside Gardens, Frampton Cotterell “,05/06/2022,12:00pm -18:00pm,From No.24 to its closed end ,N/A cul de sac

“Manor Lane, Charfield “,05/06/2022,12:00pm – 23.59pm,from No.39 to No.88,Underhill Road

“Salisbury Road, Downend “,05/06/2022,12:30pm – 15:30pm,from its junction with Coronation Road to its junction with Buckingham Place ,”Coronation Road, Buckingham Place “

“Woodleigh, Thornbury”,05/06/2022,11:30am – 17:30pm,from its junction with St Davids Road to No. 10,Maple Avenue

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