Published on 26th May 2022

Jubilee celebrations

Still time to apply – deadline to apply extended to Friday 10 June 2022.

Over 20 local good causes across Cheltenham have been awarded funding to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this summer.

This year, the country is coming together to mark the 70 year reign of Her Majesty The Queen. An extended bank holiday from June 2 to 5 will allow communities to join together to celebrate this historic occasion.

To support local celebrations, the Borough Council made a £50,000 grant fund available to help local good causes run events, activities and projects that will help the town to celebrate and mark the Platinum Jubilee.

Councillor Flo Clucas, cabinet member for safety and communities said: “We are so lucky in Cheltenham to have so many organisations which are working really hard to support Cheltenham’s recovery after the pandemic, including resident–led groups, trader organisations, community groups and local schools. We have been bowled over by the response to the fund and so pleased that we have been able to support 22 groups to date who are going to play their part in creating a very special town-wide celebration.

But there is still time to apply for grants, and we would encourage more organisations to come forward with their ideas about how to create a long-lasting legacy from this very special Jubilee year”

Just some of the great projects and events that have received funding from Community Jubilee funds are listed below:

Jubilee funding applicants and projects



Charlton Park Residents' Association

Charlton Park Community Jubilee Afternoon Tea

Fairview Community Association

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebration

Starvehall Farm Residents Association

Starvehall Farm Jubilee Celebration

Swindon Village Hall

Swindon Village Jubilee Picnic In The Park

Great Western Terrace Residents Association

Great Western Jubilee Tea

Springbank Community Group CiC

Springbank Time Capsule

Eldorado Road and Crescent Jubilee Street Party

Eldorado Road and Crescent Jubilee Street Party

The Reddings & District Community Association

The Reddings Queens Platinum Jubilee Party

The Holst Birthplace Trust

Jubliee Jubilations

Friends of Hatherley Park

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration

Christ Church Cheltenham

Christ Church Jubilee Garden Party

Friends of Sandford Parks (FOSP)

Jubilee Jolly (in Sandford Park)

Art for All

Queen Elizabeth Gardens Community Arts Project

To find out more about the Community Jubilee funds visit the webpage.

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