Red, white and blue: Royal theme for Saffron Walden windows

Beauty Box, Saffron Walden, Essex: Window with red, white and blue items and bunting

Beauty Box of Saffron Walden's decorated window for the Platinum Jubilee - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

Bunting and items in red, white and blue are decorating the windows of shops and businesses in Saffron Walden.

Entries are growing for the Jubilee Shop and Business Competition, run by Saffron Walden Initiative.

The deadline to send in entry forms is Friday (May 27). Email swijubilee22@gmail.com or pop into the Tourist Information Centre for a form.

Judging will take place on Monday, May 30.

Competition organisers Cindy Whife and Jacqui Portway said: "Good luck everyone. Let’s make our town look a fantastic Royal tribute to Her Majesty."

The competition is sponsored by Saffron Hall and Grahame King has donated the first prize of four tickets to see the Robin Hood Pantomime at Christmas. Further prizes have also been contributed by other people.

Entries so far to the Saffron Walden Jubilee Shop and Business Competition

Cafe Cou Cou, Saffron Walden: Platinum Jubilee window display with flags, uniform

Cafe Cou Cou, Saffron Walden: Their Platinum Jubilee window display - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

Beauty Box, Saffron Walden, Essex: Window with red, white and blue items and bunting

Beauty Box of Saffron Walden's decorated window for the Platinum Jubilee - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

St Elizabeth's, King Street, Saffron Walden: Platinum Jubilee window with Union Jacks

The Platinum Jubilee window by St Elizabeth's charity shop, King Street, Saffron Walden - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

Tourist Information Centre, Saffron Walden: Decorated window for the Platinum Jubilee

Tourist Information Centre in Saffron Walden's window for the Platinum Jubilee - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

Barclays Bank, Saffron Walden: bunting in the window for Platinum Jubilee

The Platinum Jubilee window of Barclays Bank, Saffron Walden - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

Burton and Son, Saffron Walden: Their Platinum Jubilee decorated window with flags

Burton and Son, Saffron Walden: Their Platinum Jubilee window - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

Colorcraft, Saffron Walden: Platinum Jubilee decorated windows with bunting, red white and blue items

Bunting and red, white and blue items for the Platinum Jubilee in Colorcraft of Saffron Walden's windows - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

Platinum Jubilee window: ONE Flowers, Saffron Walden

Platinum Jubilee colours from ONE Flowers, Saffron Walden - Credit: Saffron Walden Initiative

LINKED: The windows competition winners

Platinum Jubilee events in Saffron Walden

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Saffron Walden's celebrations for HM The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations are mostly on The Common, Saffron Walden.

On Thursday, June 2, the Town Crier's Proclamation in Market Square at 2pm starts the proceedings, with mid-afternoon food, drink and entertainment on The Common, and an evening  ‘Dance on The Common’ with The Miss Jones Jazz Band, the Platinum Jubilee Costume Competition and the 9.45pm Beacon lighting.

On Friday, June 3, Saffron Walden Town Council is holding a 'Community Together Day' on The Common, with free activities including face painting, crafts, laser tag and bungee trampoline, and Santus Circus will be in town (the circus is a ticketed event).

On Saturday, June 4 there is a Jubilee Market on The Common, with food, crafts and homeware, and a man-made beach with deckchairs.

On Sunday, June 5, Fairycroft House and Saffron Walden Initiative present the community Big Lunch Picnic on The Common, Saffron Walden, from noon to 5pm, sponsored by Intercounty.


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