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The bank holiday weekend Jubilee events

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Across Gibraltar there will be celebrations this week for Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee.

The events kick off tomorrow with a 42 Royal Gun Salute conducted at Grand Battery house at 12pm.

Members of the public are invited to observe the Royal Gun Salute which will be held to celebrate the anniversary of the Queen’s coronation.

Later that evening the Jubilita food festival will be held starting at 6pm.

The festival will see food stalls serving food fit for a Queen at Theatre Royal Square, John Mackintosh Square and Campion Park.

Food stalls will serve dishes such as the Royal Croquetas, Platinum Pinchitos, Bollitos de Coronation Chicken and the Platinum Pudding.

The public are advised to purchase tickets ahead of the event from: www.buytickets.gi

On Saturday the party comes to town with the Queen’s Jubilee Street Party in Governor’s Parade.

The event organised by The Rotary Club of Gibraltar will include fancy dress, music, food and drink.

The party will get started at 12 noon and will continue until late.

There is no admission fee, but any donations will go to Rotary charities and the charity benefiting from this event will be CYE-CYL.

The Rotary Club of Gibraltar are encouraging the general public to book their favourite restaurant in Governor’s Parade.

The Fancy Dress Competition starts at 12 noon and enrolment can be made beforehand by calling 56001830 or e-mail rotarygibraltarevents@gmail.com.

The public can also enroll at 12 noon on the day. The competition will be judged by the Governor Sir David Steel at 1.30pm.

The street party will see DJ/live music, face painting, bouncy castle, silhouette painting and many other activities.

Following the bank holiday weekend events, the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Exhibition is set to open on Tuesday.

The exhibition organised by the Gibraltar National Archives will be held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery, Casemates

Entry is free and the gallery is open from 10am to 7pm.

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