Diamond Jubilee events guide - Saturday
RESIDENTS can kick-off Jubilee celebrations in 1950s-style fancy dress with a 'day at the races'.
Slough Borough Council is hosting the free event at Herschel Park, Upton Court, Slough, from 1-5pm.
Visitors can have a flutter on racing ferrets, maggots and wind up toys, and there will also be egg and spoon, sack and three-legged races.
First prize for the fancy dress competition is £100, plus four tickets to a family attraction.
FACE-painting, live music and maypole dancing will entertain shoppers at Royal Windsor Shopping, in Windsor Royal Station Jubilee Arch, from 11am-6pm.
A LARGE crowd is expected at the traditional 21-gun salute at The Long Walk, near the Brook Street entrance to Windsor Castle. The first cannon will be fired at noon.
VILLAGERS can put their Jubilee photos forward in the hope of winning a prize at a fun day at Datchet Village Green.
The free event, organised by The Datchet Diamond Jubilee Committee, will run from noon-6pm and begin with a thanksgiving service at St Mary's Church, in London Road.
A plaque will be unveiled at Jubilee Cross and an English oak planted on The Green.
CHRIST The Worker Church, in Parlaunt Road, Langley, is hosting a free Jubilee Jamboree Fete from noon-3pm. There will be a raffle, cake stall, barbecue and DVD showing The Queen's coronation.
SHOPS in St Leonard's Road, Windsor, are holding a street party and barbecue from 10am-2pm. The girls from Artwork Hair Salon will be dressed in Union Flag dresses.
A Big Olympic Jubilee Day will be held at Britwell Community Centre, in Long Furlong Drive, from 2pm. A mini Olympics will take place during the day, before a British-themed Big Jubilee Quiz, followed by a decades disco.
The event is free, but tickets must be booked and collected in advance by calling 01753 532933.
AN afternoon of free events will be held at the Cippenham Royal British Legion, in Brook Path, Slough, from 2pm. There will be live music from 8pm.
A FUN day will be held at Costcutter, in Bathurst Walk, Iver, from 10.30am-4pm, featuring children's competitions and a raffle.
This article appeared in Slough Observer 01 Jun 12