Hereford will roll out the red carpet on July 11th

Buckingham Palace has announced that Her Majesty The Queen accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, is to visit Herefordshire as part of the Diamond Jubilee Tour.

On July 11th, the Monarch’s visit to Hereford coincides with Herefordshire Diamond Day, a day of celebration to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee which will bring together communities from all over the county. The jubilent event will take place on Hereford’s King George playing fields will highlight the diversity and richness of the county, featuring sports, music, dance, local arts and crafts as well as voluntary groups, charities and businesses. It will include a central stage where performances from communities, schools and organisations will take place.

”This is set to be like no other” said Lady Darnley, the lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire who is leading the celebrations. She said ” This will be a once in a life time celebration to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee  and we hope that towns and villages and other communities will join in and mark the Jubilee in their own particular way. We have such a lot to celebrate in Herefordshire and we may run out of space, but I can guarantee you we will have something for everyone”

For more information about Herefordshire Diamond Day please visit 

If you are local why not end the day at the Wilton Court for a celebration dinner or if you would like to attend the celebrations and do not live locally why not make a short break and stay at the Wilton Court

Our Jubilee celebration menu and packages will be announced shortly so please watch this space

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