Jubilee at the Elephant

10 May 2022

In honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s sensational Platinum Jubilee, we’ve got quite a weekend planned here at Elephant Park. Why not bring your family and friends along to celebrate in style?

Come along and get involved in Jubilee weekend at Elephant and Castle. From face-painting and workshops for the little ones, to Bobo Social’s 2 for 1 cocktails and best dressed dog competition, there’s something for everyone. 

And don’t forget to tag us in your snaps with #JubileeAtTheElephant!

 

Welcome to the Gaybourhood at Bobo Social

Thursday 2nd June

Kicking off the celebrations, Bobo Social are throwing a colourful, joyous celebration of the neighbourhood – or, should we say, Gaybourhood? From 6pm – 12am they’ll be throwing their third annual Welcome to the Gaybourhood Party with a resident DJ who will be playing the best pop, dance and disco queens – in honour of Her Majesty’s big day.

To start the weekend off right, you can come along and enjoy 2 for 1 drinks from 6 – 7pm. Entry is free, but we’d recommend you register for a ticket to make sure you don’t miss out!

 

The Big Jubilee Lunch at Elephant Park

Sunday 5th June

Come together in the spirit of fun and friendship and join us at Elephant Park for The Big Jubilee Lunch, from 11am – 4pm.  We’ve got a full day of fun planned that the whole family can enjoy, so bring the kids, grab a picnic blanket and celebrate Jubilee weekend with us in Elephant and Castle!

Additional seating will be put up all the way through Sayer Street, so you can get involved with the best community in Southeast London and get to know your neighbours whilst surrounded by good food, live theatre, workshops and live music.
Here’s the details so you don’t miss anything:

From 11am – 2pm we’ll have face-painting by Elephant Springs. Get comfy while the kids play in the sand and springs, then dry off and get some special jubilee-themed face-painting done to mark the occasion. Make sure to snap some pictures and tag us using #JubileeAtTheElephant!

Blue Elephant Theatre will be on hand to keep the little ones entertained with workshops and a short children’s show, suitable for ages 2+. Join them in the park from 1 – 3pm and hear all about Ana the squirrel, who’s starting school soon with her cousin Silly. With themes of making friends and learning about change and transitions in life, it’ll keep the kids entertained and teach them a few helpful life lessons, too.

Then, from 2 – 4pm we’ll be celebrating seven decades of Her Majesty the Queen’s reign with Art in the Park workshops. Get creative and make something to take home, using materials and activities that inspired the Queen herself.

 

You can expect: 

• Collaborative drawing

• Paper crowns – glitter included!

• 3D flower garlands using colourful paper

• Commemorative cards using pressed flowers, printing, rubbing and collage

 

Bobo Social crowning the best dressed dog 

Dress your doggy in their best outfit and show off in style with Bobo Social’s best dressed dog competition, in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend. 

Let your pooch parade their finest garments and strut their stuff to win a prize. More details to be confirmed soon, so watch this space if you think your pup’s got what it takes!