A full programme of music to entertain crowds enjoying the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Exeter city centre next month has been revealed

A full programme of music to entertain crowds enjoying the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Exeter city centre next month has been revealed.

The city centre is getting ready to celebrate with a summer street party in the city centre on Thursday, 2 June.

The celebration is part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and takes place in the High Street, Cathedral Green, Princesshay, Guildhall Shopping centre and elsewhere in the city centre from 11am until 3pm.

Residents and visitors are all welcome to attend.

Music at the summer street party includes:

  • The Liberty Sisters
  • The Footloose Four
  • Chris Pope
  • Exeter Railway Band
  • Devon and Somerset Fire Rescue Band
  • Exeter Jazz Orchestra

The popular Liberty Sisters sing close harmony jazz and swing classics from the 1930s to 1950s – music appealing to all ages and supremely danceable. They specialise in the music of The Andrews Sisters, as well as other entertainers including Dame Vera Lynn, Gracie Fields, The Chordettes, Peggy Lee, Doris Day and Ruth Brown.

The Liberty Sisters, Chris Pope and the Footloose Four will perform in the High Street. Footloose Four will also perform on Cathedral Green.

Exeter Jazz Orchestra will be performing in front of the former Debenhams building opposite Princesshay Square, while the Exeter Railway Band will be performing in Bedford Street and also in Waterbeer Street.

Benches and tables will be set up in the High Street for people to enjoy the festivities. As well as live music and people can bring their own picnic or click and collect from nearby restaurants. Alcohol is not permitted to be consumed in the High Street.

A Beach Bar will be set up in Princesshay Square serving Jubilee inspired drinks during the event.

As part of the celebrations and in partnership with The Battalion of the 6 Rifles, there will be a Military and Community ‘village’ on the Cathedral Green.

For more details on the growing list of events visit https://www.visitexeter.com/whats-on/platinum-jubilee-celebrations-in-exeter

 

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