Queens Park Celebrates Platinum Jubilee with an Event Fit for a Queen

Article and Photographs: Jonathan White

Queens Park celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at Queens Park in Crewe on Friday 3rd June 2022. The celebration was free entry to all and took place from 11am to 6pm.

Classic car display with Boer War Memorial and Park Life Café in background (photograph: Jonathan White)

There were a wide range of attractions, activities and performances including live music, dancing, gymnastics, classic car display, fire engine display, crafts, Wheel of Death stunt act, Zorb balls, inflatable maze, giant arrows, climbing wall, birds of prey, face painting, Strong Man, fancy dress competition, and ‘Paws in the park’ Alpha Omega Dog Show.

Bar with Clock Tower in background (photograph: Jonathan White)

The celebration took place in dry and sunny weather and was enjoyed by thousands of people.

South Cheshire ‘George Formby’ Ukulele Society perform on stage (photograph: Jonathan White)

The event was possible due to kind sponsorships from Bakkavor Bread, Crewe Town Council, Park Life Café, Crewe Lions Club, ANSA Environmental Services Ltd, and Alpha Omega Securities.

Aerial view of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration at Queens Park (photograph: Jonathan White)

Queens Park, known as ‘The Jewel in the Crown’ was dedicated to the people of Crewe in July 1887 to mark the joint occasion of the Queen’s Jubilee and the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Grand Junction Railway.

For further information relating to Queens Park, please visit: Facebook.com/QueensParkCrewe. The Friends of Queens Park are a group of volunteers, who support the park by raising awareness about the park and the facilities, whilst promoting opportunities for involvement.