/ June 2, 2022

Jubilee Celebrations

The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Garden are arranging a number of exciting events and activities focussed on Barneyside Picnic Area in Alnwick Castle Grounds over the Jubilee holiday. 

Barneyside Picnic Area will be free to enter over the four days of the Jubilee Weekend and a big Outdoor screen will broadcast Trooping the Colour, The Pageant, Lighting of the Beacons.

Programme for the evening:


  • 8:30pm-Gates Open

  • 9pm Platinum Jubilee Beacon BBC Programme live on the Big Screen

  • 9:35pm-The Duke's Piper will be playing the traditional Northumbrian Pipes on the castle walls

  • 9:45pm-Live Coverage of the lighting of the Alnwick Castle beacon

  • 10pm-Departures