Event Calendar

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Calendar of Public Holidays and Island Events

Queen’s Baton Arrives

Sunday 5 December 2021 – Two Day Visit

Day 1 – Sun 5 Dec:

8am – Baton presented to HE The Governor at Rupert’s Jetty. Island Tour follows, an opportunity for as many people as possible to interact with the Baton either by holding it or having a photo with it. Tour route, Rupert’s, Briars, Alarm Forest, Deadwood, Longwood Green, Levelwood, Green Hill, Sandy Bay, Blue Hill, White Gate, Cape Villa, Ebony View, HTH supermarket, CCC, hospital, through Jamestown finishing at Mule Yard approx. 6.30pm.

Mule Yard photo opportunities for all until 9.30pm.

Day 2 – Mon 6 Dec:

Photos with Jonathan at Plantation.

School assemblies, PAS, St Paul’s, Pilling and Harford.

Airport visit for photographs.

Relay up Jacob’s Ladder after lunch, then transported back to Jamestown in the 1929 Charabanc.

Underwater relay from the seaside to the Papanui and back.

Official function at Plantation House, hosted by HE The Governor.

St Paul’s Primary School’s Festive Parade

Thursday 9 December 2021

A traditional fun and festive Christmas parade, dancing through the streets of Jamestown with St Paul’s Primary School.

Leaving from the Hospital at 11.15am.

Donations in aid of PTA funds.

Pilling Primary School’s Christmas Bonanza

Saturday 11 December 2021

Festival of Lights

Saturday 18 December 2021

‘Cheers to 10 Years’

The popular Christmas season street parade is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

Salvation Army Ecumenical Service

Sunday 19 December 2021

Taking place on the Court House steps at 7.30pm. All welcome.

Christmas Eve Street Parade

Friday 24 December 2021

Join Santa and his team to deliver gifts across the island this Christmas Eve.  Departing from outside The Standard in Jamestown, heading out to Longwood Green, Piccolo Hill, Cape Villa, Ebony View and the CCC before joining in with the traditional street parade through town.

Boxing Day Sports on The Bridge

Sunday 26 December 2021

Traditional Boxing Day Sports on the Bridge in Jamestown

Celebrating 100 Years of Girl Guiding

Monday 27 December 2021

Longwood Girl Guide Unit Presents, a Family Fun Day at Francis Plain, St Pauls, to celebrate 100 Years of Girl Guiding

Time: 12pm to 6pm

Entry fee: 50p kids 3-15yrs, £1 for adults

Sponsored Run 100 Laps Relay
Joshua’s Family Fun
Sports Games
Hot Food
Ice Cream

Public holiday in lieu of Christmas Day

Tuesday 28 December 2021

Public holiday in lieu of Boxing Day

Wednesday 29 December 2021

New Year’s Eve Celebrations on the Bridge

Friday 31 December 2021

St Helena Day

Saturday 21 May 2022

Public Holiday, Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Friday 3 June 2022

An additional Public Holiday to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee (70 years of service) having acceded to the throne on 6 February 1952 when Her Majesty was 25 years old.

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