Oxfordshire residents invited to The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Garden Party
People living in Oxfordshire are being given the chance to attend a unique summer garden party to celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Four thousand guests, together with The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend the party to be held near Henley-on-Thames on the afternoon of Monday 25 June.
To be one of these guests, Oxfordshire residents can apply through a public ballot by Monday 30 April. Successful applicants will join guests from all walks of life including representatives of voluntary organisations and charities, together with civic, community and business leaders.
Over a thousand tickets up for grabs
The event is being jointly organised by the Lord Lieutenants of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire as part of The Queen’s UK-wide Diamond Jubilee regional tour.
More than a quarter of the tickets will be available through the public ballot which will be drawn on Wednesday 9 May by the Lord Lieutenants of each of the three counties.
How to apply
The ballot is open to adult residents of all three counties. Each successful applicant will be allocated a double ticket so they can bring a guest.
To download the ballot application form . The ballot closes on Monday 30 April and successful applicants will be notified by the end of May.
Guests are promised a splendid afternoon to remember. A highlight is a river pageant themed around the Thames which celebrates the important role the river has played in the life of the three counties over a thousand years.
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