Queens jubilee & British Menorca weekend 2012

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Queens jubilee & British Menorca weekend 2012

Post by Slartibartfast » January 25th, 2012, 11:05 am

Just to let you all know that there will be some events over the jubilee weekend, at least at on the Mahon side of the island. No firm plans as yet but when I get confirmed info I'll post here.
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Re: Queens jubilee 2012

Post by Slartibartfast » April 18th, 2012, 7:33 pm

Plans are well under way for the weekend 2nd - 3rd of June with entertainment all day on both days. As its Menorca nothing is set in concrete, but if all goes to plan there'll will be a display of vintage cars, various stalls, live music and dancing, the famous Menorca horse show, a UK style street party on the 2nd plus ........
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Post by ladyrose » April 18th, 2012, 9:07 pm

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Re: Queens jubilee 2012

Post by Slartibartfast » May 6th, 2012, 5:22 pm

PROPOSED PROGRAMMES FOR THE WEEKEND OF 2nd./3rd. JUNE

These two programmes are for guidance only. They could be subject to some slight changes in timings, additional acts and/or cancellations due to funding prior to official publication.

SATURDAY JUNE 2nd.
DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS A COMMEMORATION OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II’s 60 YEARS AS MONARCH

11.00,
A PEAL OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY BELLS. To announce the start.
CAVALCADE OF VINTAGE CARS, CARRIAGES, MOTOR BIKES, BICYCLES & OTHER FORMS OF TRANSPORT. This will make two circuits of the Plaza Esplanada (The inauguration of the year of Richard Kane, the 300th anniversary since he was made first British Governor of Menorca in 1712)
OFFICIAL OPENING SPEECH BY BRITISH CONSUL DEBORAH HELLYER ACCOMPANIED BY THE ALCALDE OF ES CASTELL LUIS CAMPS & OTHER OFFICIALS.

THROUGHOUT THE DAY
STREET MARKET comprising stalls of
Asociacion Rociero de Menorca—Gipsy caravan with typical Spanish products, Jamon, Chorizo etc
Gin Xoriquer—Gin & Tonic, Pomada etc. Special limited edition labelled Gin bottles.
Hort Sant Patrici—Wine and cheese tastings and special limited edition wine.
Rotary Club—Tombola and cake stalls.
Club de Jubilados—Cerveza y refrescos
Probus Club—Pimms stall
Cruz Roja—Craft stall and providing First Aid
Manos Unidas—Craft Stall
Rosemary Garland—Photographic Exhibition
Menorca Britannia—Information and direction
Accompanying music of the 50’s
CHILDREN’S GAMES & PONY RIDES

13.30
AFTERNOON BREAK

15.30
KARAOKE/MUSIC OF THE 50’s by Colin Cork

16.30
BRITISH CHOIR

17.30
PEAL OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY BELLS announcing
JUBILEE SIT DOWN STREET TEA PARTY (ticket only)
[Tickets can be bought through this site. Please contact me either via E-mail or PM]
PIANIST during party

18.30
MENORCA CHARITY PLAYERS

19.00
EXHIBITION OF HORSES by Linares--to be confirmed depending on funding

20.00
LIVE MUSIC TO THE BANDS “REVIVAL” & “THE LEGEND”
Starting with a JIVE DEMONSTRATION
Followed by POPULAR DANCING for everyone
Continues till 23.00 FINISH

SUNDAY JUNE 3rd.
THE EVENT ----“BRITISH MENORCA” A DAY CELEBRATING THINGS ANGLO /MENORQUIN OF THE XVIII CENTURY

11.00
ARRIVAL OF CAVALCADE OF VINTAGE CARS, CARRIAGES, MOTOR BIKES, BICYCLES & OTHER FORMS OF TRANSPORT. These will be parked around the square for inspection (The inauguration of the year of Richard Kane, the 300th anniversary since he was became first British Governor of Menorca in 1712)
INAUGURATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE CONSELL INSULAR, SANTIAGO TADEO, THE ALCALDE OF ES CASTELL, LUIS CAMPS AND OTHER DIGNITARIES
THROUGHOUT THE DAY
STREET MARKET comprising stalls of
Asociación Rociero de Menorca—Gipsy caravan with typical Spanish products, Jamon, Chorizo etc
Gin Xoriquer—Gin & Tonic, Pomada etc. Special limited edition labelled Gin bottles.
Hort Sant Patrici—Wine and cheese tastings and special limited edition wine.
Rotary Club—Tombola and cake stalls.
Club de Jubilados—Cerveza y refrescos
Probus Club—Pimms stall
Cruz Roja—Craft stall and providing First Aid
Manos Unidas—Craft Stall
Rosemary Garland—Photographic Exhibition
Menorca Britannia—Information and direction
VARIOUS ARTISANS STALLS DEMONSTRATING MENORCA CRAFT MAKING OF THE 18th. CENTURY
CHILDREN’S GAMES
PONY RIDES

12.00
CHOIR OF THE CLUB DE JUBILADOS , ES CASTELL

12.30
FOLK LORE GROUP “ES REBOST”

14.00
REST BREAK

16.00
ORCHESTRA—BAND OF MAHÓN

17.00
FOLKLORE GROUP “CASTELL DE SANT FELIPE”

17.30
SINGER/S –to be confirmed

18.00
FOLK LORE GROUP “CASTELL DE SANT FELIPE”

19.00
SPECTACULAR HORSE SHOW BY “SON MARTORELLET”—depending on funding

20.00
POPULAR DANCE TO LIVE MUSIC BY THE GROUP “ESTELL”

23.00
FINISH
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Re: Queens jubilee 2012

Post by ejjdp » May 6th, 2012, 7:45 pm

Oh! how I wish I could be there, sounds terrific I am sure you will take loads of photos.

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Re: Queens jubilee & British Menorca weekend 2012

Post by Slartibartfast » May 24th, 2012, 9:01 pm

The poster for the event.
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Re: Queens jubilee & British Menorca weekend 2012

Post by trevx » May 25th, 2012, 10:44 am

Nice photo of Her Maj!
It all looks 'jolly good' fun- love the fact that Xoriguer are collaborating!!!!How very English, what?

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Re: Queens jubilee & British Menorca weekend 2012

Post by ladyrose » May 25th, 2012, 5:39 pm

:lol: :lol:

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Re: Queens jubilee & British Menorca weekend 2012

Post by cassie99 » May 25th, 2012, 6:07 pm

I am so looking forward to this weekend. Really must sort out something in "red, white and blue" for the party. :partyman:

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Re: Queens jubilee & British Menorca weekend 2012

Post by Slartibartfast » May 26th, 2012, 8:18 pm

3rd of June British Menorca day Es Castell.
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