Family Friendly, Arts & Culture

The Platinum Party at the Palace...at Government House

Date
No further occurrences
Contact

Government House

Queens Road

St Peter Port

GY1 1GH

View Map Visit Website

Government House will be throwing open its (metaphorical) gates to host an event to which the island is invited. An afternoon of family fun with movies and entertainment followed by local brass bands and musical support and culminating with a live screening of the evening concert being shown at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments will be available to buy throughout but you will also be encouraged to bring blankets and chairs and picnic in the grounds. Red, white and blue is also a popular theme to these events or you can go pull out all the stops and dress in the purple and white, colours of the platinum jubilee.

5.30pm – 10.30pm

Live Screening of the Platinum Party at the Palace plus special guests in the grounds of Government House

5.30pm: Guernsey Concert Band performance with a programme of music from Baroque to Big Band

6.15pm: Poppy Neame sings flag waving favourites followed by the

BBC coverage of the Platinum Party at the Palace on the big screen

Granddaughter of former Governor (1945-1952) Lieutenant General Sir Philip Neame and professional singer, Poppy Neame, will perform a selection of pieces from musical theatre, opera and traditional flag waving Proms favourites. This will be followed by the live BBC coverage of the Platinum Party at the Palace on the big screen featuring  global stars Alicia Keys, Duran Duran, Sam Ryder, Sir Rod Stewart, Hans Zimmer, Celeste, Sir Elton John with Queen + Adam Lambert to open the concert and Diana Ross to close the show.

Bars will open at 6pm Little Big Brew Co/Ben Hunter’s Bar with a commemorative Jubilee cocktail/Wine & Prosecco Bar

If you are fortunate enough to look under 25 please bring ID with you. Wristbands will be issued at the gate.

Please do not bring alcohol to the venue.

Food will be available to purchase from Atan, Mims and Griffs van so please do support our local food stalls

Seating, you are welcome to sit anywhere within the event area, chairs will be available to sit where you like, but please do feel free to bring your own chairs and blankets.

The event is in the grounds of Government House only and their will be no access to the private residence of Government House.

Parking is available at Beechwood school but spaces are limited so please consider travelling by public transport, cycling or walking.

A number of blue badge parking spaces will be available, please contact hello@black-vanilla.gg to book your space.

Where: In the grounds of Government House, Queens Road, St Peter Port

The evening is a FREE ticketed event. Tickets available from www.guernseytickets.gg on a first come first serve basis.

Food will be available to purchase from Atan, Mims and Griffs van so please do support our local food stalls

Seating, you are welcome to sit anywhere within the event area, chairs will be available to sit where you like, but please do feel free to bring your own chairs and blankets.

Keep In Touch