James Brokenshire will join the Bishop of Rochester and the Mayor of Bexley at a special Diamond Jubilee Beacon event in Bexley Village on Monday night. The event which has been organised by Churches Together in Bexley Village forms part of the weekend of celebrations to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s 60th anniversary on the throne. Beacons will be lit around the country on Monday evening with the Bexley Village event starting at 9.45pm at the ‘Golden Acre’ Park.
James Brokenshire will also be attending a special Jubilee Service on Sunday evening at St Mary’s, Bexley and the Mayor’s Civic Parade in Bexleyheath on Monday morning as well as popping into Merton Court Schools Jubilee Party in Sidcup.
Commenting James said:
“Her Majesty the Queen has provided such tremendous leadership and service to our country over the last 60 years. It is fantastic that so many events are being held across Bexley and so many people want to be part of this special occasion.”
“I’m, particularly looking forward to the lighting of the Jubilee Beacon which will bring the community together with the rest of the country in a very special tribute to Her Majesty”
To find out more about Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Bexley visit www.bexley.gov.uk/diamondjubilee