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16th Aug, 2022

Thousands come together to celebrate Jubilee

THOUSANDS of people across the district braved the weather to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The traditional beacon lighting ceremony took place in the Pump Room Gardens.

Warwick District’s Beacon was one of thousands to be lit across the UK to mark the start of the Jubilee celebrations.

The event featured bagpipes and a bugler ahead the official lighting at 9.45pm by the Chair of Warwick District Council (WDC) , Mini Mangat and Mayor of Leamington, Nick Wilkins.

Coun Mini Mangat said: “I am extremely proud that we are able to keep up with this long and unbroken tradition of celebrating Royal Jubilees, Weddings and Coronations with the lighting of a beacon.

“By choosing a more accessible location in the majestic Pump Room Gardens, we very much hope that local people are able to join us for this wonderful historic occasion.”

There was also celebrations on Market Place, Warwick Road and Pump Room Gardens.

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