CCBC Platinum Jubilee 2022 – planned activities

2 June, 2022 9:00am - 2 June, 2022 10:00pm

Platinum Jubilee 2022 – CCBC planned activities

Beacon lighting ceremony

This is the formal activity requested by the Palace to take place nationwide on 2nd June.

Three proposed locations within the CCBC area are:

  • Penallta House roof
  • Twmbarlwm
  • Bedwellty Church

Street Parties / Big Jubilee lunch

  • The council’s Event Safety Advisory Group will process all applications for associated community events and road closures
  • Advice and guidance is being offered to community groups – More information here:

Queen’s Green Canopy

  • National appeal to plant trees as part of Jubilee celebrations
  • Local Authorities encouraged to identify sites and add details to an online map
  • CCBC has identified Grove Park (Blackwood) as a key site where planting will take place along a new pathway.

Jubilee Bench

  • Site identified at Morgan Jones Park, Caerphilly
  • Unveiling ceremony and associated publicity once installed

Intergenerational storytelling project

  • Creating and capturing intergenerational conversations between residents about life in Caerphilly over the past 70 years.
  • Working with armed forces organisations, NHS, Gwent councils, Head for Arts, Caerphilly Miners’ Centre, Castle Court Shopping Centre and the Interfaith Council of Wales on a range of projects to encourage these conversations within the local community
  • An exhibition which will then be shared in CCBC community locations and on the Gwent-wide project website

 CCBC facilities – events and activities

  • Exhibitions and displays encouraged at council run venues – eg Libraries, schools, community centres
  • Community-led celebrations encouraged in local high streets etc



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