Events in Detail

Choral Concert

St Mary the Virgin Church
Fri 3rd June, 7 pm

A celebration of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in word, song and hymn by the Three Rivers Mission Community Choir.

Church Service to mark the Queen’s Jubilee

St Mary the Virgin Church
Sun 5th June, 11 am

What an excellent way to start the day:  join in the singing and prayers in your beautiful local church.

Bring-and-share Party

Water Lane (outside the church)
Sun 5th June, 12.00 noon

The tables and chairs will be there – we just need you, your family and friends! Please bring your own food and drink to eat and share with your neighbours and get the party started.

All-day licensed bar

Parish hall
Sun 5th June, 12 noon - 10 pm

A good selection of reasonably priced drinks will be available all day (or until they run out!).

Competitions & Games for Young & Old

Diptford School Playing Field
Sun 5th June, from 2 pm


This competition will run all afternoon with prizes for the Best Junior Score and Best Senior Score.

Knock Down the Cans

This competition will run all afternoon with prizes for the Best Junior Score and Best Senior Score.

Egg & Spoon Steeplechase

There will be four races starting at 2.15, there are no prizes, it is only for fun. This is a traditional egg and spoon race with the added difficulty of jumps.

  • 2.15 Under 7s
  • 2.30 Under 12s
  • 2.45 Teenagers
  • 3.00 Everyone else!

Rock Painting Competition

Rocks will be displayed and judged at 3.15 in the following categories:

  • Best from the Under 7s
  • Best from the Under 12s
  • Best from the Over 12s
  • The Most Extraordinary Rock

To enter, just bring your painted rock along with your name and age on the back. The painting should in some way celebrate the Jubilee.

Toast The Queen

Flag outside Parish Hall
Sun 5th June, 4 pm

The main event of the day, with a free glass of Prosecco for everyone (over 18!) or a soft drink. Following a rousing version of “God Save The Queen” we will drink Diptford’s Loyal Toast.

Afternoon Teas

Parish Hall
Sun 5th June, 4 - 6 pm

Free tea, coffee and cake in the Parish Hall, very kindly supplied by Diptford WI.

The Giant Diptford Rounders Games

Playing fields
Sun 5th June, 4.15 pm

Everyone aged 7 and over can join in our giant rounders games.
Just like normal rounders but with time limits and no restriction on team sizes.


Marquee in School Field
Sun 5th June, 5 pm

Absolutely free barbecue for everyone attending.

Social & Dancing in the Parish Hall

Parish Hall
Sun 5th June, 7 pm

Why not round the day off listening to some music, having a chat, drinking a beer and even having a dance? Should be a most pleasant way to relax after the tumultuous day! We regret that this is only open to people over the age of 16.