Diamond Jubilee festival tickets sold out, say organisers
4:30pm Thursday 24th May 2012 in News
All of the tickets for the Diamond Jubilee Festival in Battersea Park have now sold out, the event’s organisers have confirmed.
The last remaining tickets, which had been set aside for residents living in areas neighbouring the park, have all been snapped up by local people eager to attend the day-long festival on June 3.
Wandsworth Council was given an allocation of 10,000 free tickets, which have been distributed via local schools to deserving pupils who live in the borough, to children and young people looked after by the council, to voluntary groups and charities working with older people, to those living in supported housing and to groups who support disabled people.
The Battersea Park event, curated by Hemingway Design and artist Clare Patey, will feature different zones dedicated to design, music, fashion, art, film and food from each of the six decades of the Queen's reign. The festival will begin at 12noon and go on until 7pm.
As well as a great view of the jubilee river pageant, attractions will include live music including the Noisettes, The Selector, the Urban Soul Orchestra and the John Miller Orchestra; vintage salons; the Alternative Village Fete; Classic Car Boot Sale; Dance lessons; Pearly kings and queens; Carter's Steam Fair; tea and cakes from the WI; tallest cake competition, 'A Cake in the Clouds' and 'The Diamond Geezer' Pop Up Pub.
For more information about the festival, which is organised by Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant, visit www.thamesdiamondjubileepageant.org.
Find out more about the Diamond Jubilee in Wandsworth, including the festival and pageant, at www.wandsworth.gov.uk/jubilee.