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Celebrate the Queen's Jubilee with us at this unique event - for members and non-members to attend!
2 June 2022 Free event Blackland FarmFoxleaseWaddow Hall

As we celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee this year, we’re taking part in this special beacon lighting event. Beacons are being lit around the country, including by the Queen at Windsor Castle.

At least 70 beacons will be lit by Girlguiding members across the UK and beyond to mark each year the Queen has been on the throne. We’ll be lighting beacons at each of our centres as part of this event.  We’d love you to join us in these celebrations – everyone is welcome!

At this free event you can explore the grounds, take part in a treasure hunt and enjoy the lighting of the beacon. You can also visit our food stalls and buy tickets for our adventurous activities to make the evening extra special. If you’re a guiding member, there’s more information about our special packages below so that you can make the most of everything on offer – and get a badge – at a cheaper price!

There’s also two beacon lighting events taking place at Glenbrook. Find out more about what’s on offer on the Glenbrook beacon events webpage.

What’s happening

  • The beacon lighting experience. The exact beacon lighting will take place at 9.50pm
  • Treasure hunt around the site
  • Food and information stalls (at an additional cost)
  • Adventurous activities for all ages (activity tickets can be purchased on the night)
  • Option to stay overnight in our B&B accommodation (Foxlease and Waddow Hall only)

Key information

  • Open to all
  • Starts: 7pm
  • Finishes: 11pm
  • Adventurous activities available from 7 – 9.30 pm. We’ll then move to our beacon lighting location to prepare for the lighting ceremony.
  • Shop open throughout

Girlguiding members

  • £10 member package (£13 at Blackland Farm) which includes Jubilee fun badge, one adventurous activity, BBQ item and a drink
  • £15 member package which includes Jubilee fun badge, one adventurous activity, BBQ item, a drink, overnight camping accommodation, breakfast bag
  • You will need to ensure you have completed the required Girlguiding forms for this event e.g information and consent form, health information form etc – find out more 

How do I book?

Please contact your local centre to book. There will be a limited number of walk in spaces available on the day.

Centre information

Blackland Farm

Visit Blackland Farm for an adventure in the glorious Sussex countryside.


Foxlease has everything from a beautiful Georgian manor house to high-adrenaline activities.

Waddow Hall

Waddow Hall is a 17th-century manor house set in 180 acres of beautiful parkland overlooking the River Ribble.