ROWLEY PARISH COUNCIL WILL BE LIGHTING THE HIGH HUNSLEY BEACON AT 9:45PM ON THURSDAY 2ND JUNE AS PART OF THESE ACTIVITIES.
THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE BEACONS
& ASSOCIATED ACTIVITIES
TOWN CRIERS – THE ‘PROCLAMATION’
2pm (Local Time)
Town Criers, Pearly Kings and Queens undertake the ‘Proclamation’ from central locations within their local communities.
Proclamation written by Jane L Smith, Town Crier for Bognor Regis.
PIPERS – ‘DIU REGNARE’
9.35pm (Local Time)
Traditional and Northumbrian Pipers undertake ‘Diu Regnare’ from locations of their choice within their local communities.
Music written by Pipe Major Stuart Liddell – Glenfiddich Champion Piper.
BUGLERS & CORNET PLAYERS – ‘MAJESTY’
9.40pm (Local Time)
Buglers & Cornet players undertake this Bugle Call at Beacon sites, of those that have been able to source them, announcing the lighting of the Beacons at 9.45pm.
Music written by Bugler Sjt A W Carlisle, Hillsborough Fort Guard, Northern Ireland.
LIGHTING OF THE BEACONS & SONG FOR THE COMMONWEALTH
9.45pm (Local Time)
As 2022 Beacons are lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK Overseas Territories and within each of the Commonwealth Countries, Choirs large and small sing ‘A Life Lived with Grace’ at Beacon sites and/or other locations within their local community as a ‘unique’ musical tribute to Her Majesty The Queen that evening, filling the world with the sound of music and song.
Music and Lyrics by Atueyi Vincent Chinemelu, from Nigeria & Lucy Kiely from Australia the winners of a worldwide competition coordinated by Alison Cox OBE – Commonwealth Resounds.
(The Beacons in the Commonwealth Countries & United Kingdom Overseas Territories will be lit at 9.15pm local time)
(The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Anchor Chain will be lit at 9.30pm)
(All other Beacons throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man will be lit at 9.45pm)
(Girlguiding Beacons will be lit at 9.45pm) (The Beacons along Hadrian’s Wall will be lit at 10pm)