Potten End Jubilee Festival 2022

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Festival Sponsors

We would like to thank Herts County Councillor Terry Douris, Fine & Country Estate Agents and The National Lottery Community Fund for their support of the Festival.

Festival Venues

Festival Programme

Thursday, 2nd June

All day

Decorate trees with ribbons to commemorate the accession.

The Green

11:00 - 12:00

Come and try a group - Everyone Active 'Exercise to music'.

Village Hall

14:00 - 16:00

Come and try a group - Ashridge and Gade Valley Fine Arts Society.

Village Hall

19:00 - 19:45

Act of Thanksgiving for our Community.

Holy Trinity Churchyard

21:45

Lighting of the Jubilee Beacon by a Deputy Lieutenant of the County as part of the national celebrations.

The Green, north side

Friday, 3rd June

12:00 - 13:00

Service of Celebration for the Queen’s Jubilee

Holy Trinity Church

12:30 - tbc

Come and try a group - Bowls Club

Bowls Club

14:00 doors open

15:00 film starts

Outdoor cinema - "Encanto" (ticket purchase required) 

Sports Field

18:00 doors open

19:00 film starts

Outdoor cinema - "Bohemian Rhapsody" (ticket purchase required) 

Sports Field

Saturday, 4th June

11:00 - 12:00

Come and try a group – Zumba

Village Hall

From 12:00

Live cricket match involving Potten End Cricket Club.

Sports Field

12:00 - 12:30

Come and try a group – Scottish Dancing

Village Hall

12:30 - tbc

Come and try a group - Bowls Club

Bowls Club

12:30 - 17:00

Local organisation showcase (including PE Gardening Club, WI, Allotments, Scouts, books, Community Card for the Queen, Holy Trinity Church, Pottery and more!), Local Business showcase (including Rumbler’s Farm, Arty Farty Art, Meadow Mobility, Wax Melts, Wood Turning and more!)

The Green, north side

12:30 - 17:00

Children’s Activities (including Pet’s Corner, Bouncy Castle, Sweets Tombola, Teddy zip wire, football competition, golf and more!).

Spencer Holland

12:30 - 17:00

Church open for contemplation, quiet and candle lighting.

Holy Trinity Church

12:30 - 17:00

Community art (flowers and blossom origami), chalking on the wall

Holy Trinity Churchyard

12:30 - 17:00

Cake competition - more information below.

Village Hall

12:30 - 17:00

Classic cars

The Green, south side

13:00

Live music - Choir on the Green

The Green, north side

13:00 - 16:00

Scurry competition for dogs (a timed recall over jumps). Entry fee applies, payable on the day.

The Green, south side

13:30 - 14:00

Come and try a group – Scottish Dancing

Village Hall

14:00 - 16:00

Novelty dog show. Classes include waggiest tail, quickest biscuit eater, prettiest bitch, handsomest hound and best dog costume. Entry fee applies, payable on the day.

The Green, south side

14:30 - 15:00

Aldbury Morris Men

The Green, south side

14:30 - 15:00

Come and try a group - Pilates

Village Hall

15:30 - 16:00

Aldbury Morris Men

The Green, south side

17:00

Live music - Just A Capella

The Green, north side

18:00 - 19:00

Gong Bath session - encouraging healing and meditation to leave you feeling refreshed, calm and energised after a long day at the festival and before the evening music begins. All you have to do is lie down, get comfortable and close your eyes.

Holy Trinity Church

18:45

Live music - MJ Acoustic

The Green, north side

19:45

Live Music -" Hey Nonny Nonny", contemporary folk band.

The Green, north side

21:15

Live music - Common People, 90's cover band.

The Green, north side

Sunday, 5th June

11:00 - 12:00

Pentecost, Jubilee Songs of Praise

The Green, north side

12:00 - tbc

Cedar Village Store & Coffee Shop - The Big Jubilee Garden Party (BBQ, drink & music). Tickets available in store.

Church Road

12:00  - 17:30

Martins' Pond - pub, roast lunch (tickets available from pub).

The Green, north side

Cake Competition

The Cake Competition will take place in the Village Hall and is open to all non-professional bakers. There are six categories:

  1. Classic Victoria Sandwich
  2. Allotment vegetable cake
  3. Children’s category: age 11 and under mini-cake decorating, age 12-16 6 cup cakes, any style
  4. Cake fit for the Queen
  5. Chocolate – any style
  6. Vegan or gluten free

Cakes need to be handed in by 13:30, judging will take place at 14:00, the results will be announced at 15:00 and the winning cakes displayed.

The overall winner receives an afternoon tea for two at Little Heath Nursery.

Entry is free.

Dog Show

The Big Jubilee Lunch

The Big Jubilee Lunch is a national event to encourage communities to celebrate their connections and get to know each other a little bit better. This won’t be organised as part of the Potten End Festival but please feel free to use either Spencer Holland or The Green for your local neighbourhood event – first come, first served!

For ideas and support on planning your street party, download your free pack on the Big Lunch website.