Find your local Jubilee Beacon
25th May 2012
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A network of over 4,000 Beacons will be lit by communities and others throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, along with the Commonwealth and UK Overseas Territories on Monday 4th June 2012 to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

All Beacons will be lit between 22:00 and 22:30 BST in the UK on the evening of 4th June. Events in other countries will be 22:00 local time. The Queen will light the National Beacon in London at approximately 22:30 BST. This will be the last beacon in the UK chain.

We have listed below the beacons in South Cheshire, if you know of any more please let us know and we will update the list.


Queens Park – Crewe – CW2 7SE 

Nantwich – Floral beacon – Town Square 

St Mary’s Church Bell Tower – Wistaston – CW2 8HA

Betley Court Farm – Betley – CW3 9BH

St Bartholomew’s Church – Church Minshull – CW5 6DY

Sandbach School – Sandbach – CW11 3NS

St Michaels Church – Middlewich – CW10 9AN

Great Budworth – Northwich - CW9 6HF

Shipbrook Hill Farm – Northwich - CW9 7RH

St Oswald Church – Lower Peover - WA16 9PY

Knutsford Heath – Knutsford - WA16 0ND

St Boniface Church- Bunbury - CW6 9PE

Winsford Community Action Project - CW7 2LX

Lach Dennis Village Hall – CW9 7SZ

St Lukes Church – Holmes Chapel – CW4 7BD

St Peters Church Tower – Little Budworth – CW6 9BY

Follow the Queens Diamond Jubilee Beacons
on twitter @JubileeBeacons or on the official website here

Official Lighting Times

  • 10pm:
    The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Beacons.

  • 10.01pm:
    The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (R.A.B.I), along with farms, Stately Homes and Private Estates, English Heritage and the National Trust etc.
  • 10-10pm:
    Beacons coordinated by the Marine Society and Sea Cadets, Air Training Corps, Army Cadets and Combined Cadet Forces, along with the Scout Association, Girl Guiding UK and Boys Brigade.

  • 10.12pm:
    The Beacons along Hadrians Wall, coordinated by Hadrians Wall Heritage Ltd.
  • 10-15pm:
    Local Authorities including Borough, District, Unitary, Metropolitan, City, County, Town, Parish and Community Councils. Societies, Associations and Committees.
  • 10.20pm:
    Beacons linked with Churches of all denominations, Cathedrals, The Salvation Army and the Shri Venkateswara (Balaji) Temple of the United Kingdom.
  • 10.21pm:
    The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
  • 10.24pm:
    Commissioners of Irish Lights, Trinity House and Northern Lighthouse Board.
  • 10.26pm:
    All other charities, organisations and individuals etc, including hospitals, clubs, pubs, Lions, Round Table and Rotary Clubs, Masonic Lodges, Caravan Club, Trinity House, commercial companies, Private Households and others etc.
  • 10.29pm:
    The Four Peaks - 
    Ben Nevis - Scotland (Help for Heroes), 
    Mount Snowden - Wales (Walking with the Wounded)
    Scafell Pike - England (Cancer Research UK)
    Slieve Donard - Northern Ireland (Fields of Life)
  • 10.30pm:
    Her Majesty The Queen will light the National Beacon at a central location in London, following the BBC Concert that night.

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