Platinum Jubilee celebrations across Newcastle Diocese

First published on: 8th June 2022

Parishes and churches across the Diocese celebrated in style this year, as the nation commemorated The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Please feel free to browse our collection of Platinum Jubilee photographs below!

Bishop Mark led a Service of Thanksgiving at St Michael's, Alnwick that was attended by the Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland, Jane Percy

Colonel James Royds High Sheriff of Northumberland, Camilla Royds, Susan Hughes & Sheriff of Berwick Canon Alan Hughes at St Michael's Alnwick Platinum Jubilee County Service of Thanksgiving

Revd Ian Hennebry, Vicar of Bedlington, Cambois and Sleekburn, looking very royal in his custom t-shirt and crown

St Cuthbert's, Haydon Bridge planted and blessed a tree to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee. Credit: Michael Sadgrove 

Archie's (aged six) painting of The Queen was displayed at St Columba's, Wideopen as part of their Platinum Jubilee exhibition. He is a current Y1 student at Greenfield Community Primary School.

St George's, Jesmond took part in the Jesmond Community Festival, with people coming together to celebrate the joyous occasion

Civic Service at St James', Morpeth, in which Revd Simon White welcomed Pastor Mike Willis from the New Life Church, Revd Antony Oakley from the Methodist Church and Father Peter from St Robert’s RC Church (left to right)

Interfaith Afternoon Tea at Newcastle Reform Synagogue, organised by Newcastle Council of Faiths

People - and dogs - celebrated at St Mary's, Blyth in their royal photobooth!

The crown at St Peter's, Flastone, created by Jean Swailes. Constructed of silver paint, 'diamonds', 'jewels' and silk roses, it was the centrepiece at their Churches Together Service  of Thanksgiving for the celebration of The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

St Francis hosted a community picnic with music, games and lots of delicious food

St George's, Cullercoats had a picnic in their vicarage garden

Revd John Vilaseca at St Paul's, Whitley Bay Jubilee Picnic Lunch 

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