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Jubilee Celebrations: Live Entertainment & Beacon Lighting

Start time: 19:00 End time:  22:00

Picture of Platinum Jubilee banner 

On the first day of the celebrations, the High Street will be closed to all traffic from 5pm and residents are welcome to join in with the occasion from 7pm to witness the lighting of the official beacon later on in the evening (9.45pm). Beforehand, drumming group Stix and the Wealden Brass Band will be entertaining visitors with patriotic music, and Hailsham Voices, a local community choir, will also be performing. The special lighting ceremony will begin at 9.35pm to coincide with the celebrations nationwide.