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Mansfield celebrates Queen's Diamond Jubilee

People are invited to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and her Majesty's official birthday at Mansfield Market Place on Saturday 21 April, where there will be music, dancing and children's entertainment.

The free event, which will take place between 10am and 4pm, has been organised by MDC Tenant's Forum with support from Mansfield District Council.

Entertainment on the day will include:

  • Mansfield Male Voice Choir
  • Pleasley Brass Band
  • Irish dancers
  • Balloon Modellers
  • Plus stalls and kids entertainment throughout the day

The event will be opened by Executive Mayor Tony Egginton, Youth Mayor Daniel Winfield and Deputy Youth Mayor Dawn Meade.

Residents who want to organise their own street parties to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee will need to notify Nottinghamshire County Council so that any necessary road closures can be put in place. For more information please visit

If you want to sell alcohol, show films or play music at your event you will need to notify Mansfield District Council and the Police by completing a Temporary Event Notice. For more information, contact Mansfield District Council's Licensing Department on 01623 463 181.

If you are employing outside caterers (burger vans, etc.) to prepare and serve food for your event, you need to make sure that they are registered as a food business with the local authority within which they are based. If you intend to provide catering for the event yourself, then you must ensure that basic good food hygiene guidelines are followed at all times. For more information, contact Mansfield District Council's Environmental Health Department on 01623 463 189.

Published 12 April 2012

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