Horsham Park joins global celebration

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HORSHAM PARK will host one of the 2,000 beacon lightings being held around the world in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Monday June 4 2012 will commemorate The Queen’s 60 year reign over the UK and as head of the Commonwealth and Horsham council have snapped up the opportunity to party.

A Diamond Jubilee Tea Party and Beacon lighting in Horsham town centre will be free to attend between 10am and 7pm with activities in three areas of the town celebrating a different 20 year period of HM’s reign.

Horsham town will be filled with period vehicles, music, dance, art, photography, tea and cake stalls, as well as a tea party. In the evening there will be the lighting of a Jubilee Beacon in Horsham Park to join up with a proposed nationwide chain of more than 2,000 beacons to mark this one-off special event.

Other road closures currently planned by residents are as follows:

The Causeway, Horsham on Sunday June 3 from 9 am to 7.30 pm.

Friday Street, Rusper on Monday June 4 from 11 am to 6 pm.

Golding Lane, Mannings Heath on Sunday June 3 from 11.30 am to 5.00 pm.

Daux Way, Billingshurst on Monday June 4 from 1 pm to 10 pm.

High Street, Steyning Sunday June 3 from 9 am to 7.30 pm.

Barrington Road, Horsham Tuesday June 5 from 10 am to 10 pm.

Cape Copse, Rudgwick on Sunday June 3 from 12 pm to 4 pm.

Old London Road, Coldwaltham on Monday June 4 from 6 am onwards.

Mill Lane, partridge Green on Monday June 4 from 11 am to 5 pm.

For information on how to apply for a temporary road closure contact Andy Flack at Horsham District Council on 01403 215139 or email andy.flack@horsham.gov.uk.