Charlton Village Beacon Lighting and Music in the Park


Charlton is holding a Beacon Lighting and Music in the Park event as part of its Platinum Jubilee celebrations on 2 June.  It’s open to all and the event runs from 7-11pm with music from Test Valley Brass, Midge and Kilcannon – a talented local Irish Band. 

7pm:                Official Opening 

705pm:            Test Valley Brass 

8pm-9pm:       Midge

9pm -940pm:  Kilcannon Irish Band Set 1    

940pm             Bugle call ‘Majesty’ – Test Valley Brass

945pm             Beacon Lighting by the Mayor of Test Valley

Rendition: Song for the Commonwealth, which has been written and composed by Lucy Keily, from Australia and Vincent Atueyi Chinemelu from Nigeria.

10pm:              Kilcannon Irish Band Set 2

11pm:              Event Closes

The Lakeside Café will be open for all the usual refreshments and there will also be Lottie’s Kitchen, Ethels Pies and Waffilicious on site.

Tickets have been on sale and are still available via Eventbrite from the Royal Oak at Charlton, the Charlton Convenience Store, St Thomas’ church and Charlton Lakeside Café at just £2 (under 12s free).  Tickets on the night will be £3.

They are looking for helpers to support this event, if you’d like to help please email them direct on

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