St Mary’s in the Lace Market will be holding Nottingham’s Platinum Jubilee Service of Celebration for the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s accession to the throne.
It will be attended by figures including the Lord Mayor, the Sheriff and the Nottingham City Council Chief Executive.
Sunday 5 June 10:50 am St Mary’s Church, High Pavement, Nottingham.
The service will feature memories of the Queen’s visits to the city of Nottingham, including during her 1977 Jubilee tour of the United Kingdom.
It will also include preaching from Bishop Paul Williams of the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham, as well as singing and violin from Benjamin Staniforth and Sapphie Johnson (winner and finalist respectively of Nottingham Young Musician of the Year 2021).
The service takes place in the historic church, the oldest religious foundation in the city, and an active Church of England parish.
In addition to being Nottingham’s civic church and the university church of the University of Nottingham, there is a strong choral tradition, celebrating Nottingham’s only weekly service of Choral Evensong.
In addition to the morning’s celebrations, we will in the evening be marking Pentecost with an Evening Eucharist as per the Book of Common Prayer.