A HISTORIC photograph display, sports and a picnic are just some of the events planned in Wallingford for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Wallingford Town Council has confirmed its plans for the occasion which will take place from Thursday, June 2 to Sunday, June 5.

There will be David Beasley’s collection of photographs called “70 Years of Wallingford” on display in the town hall from 10.30am to 3pm daily.

The Corn Exchange will be putting on a show called “Elizabeth A Portrait in Parts” on Friday, June 3rd with the first showing at 2.30pm and the second at 7.30pm.

Herald Series: The event will finish with fireworks at 10pm on the Sunday.The event will finish with fireworks at 10pm on the Sunday.

Wallingford Sports Park will be hosting a day of sports on Friday, June 3.

On Sunday, June 5 from 11.30am to 3.30pm there will be a picnic in the castle gardens where people are encouraged to bring their own blanket and food.

There will be live music, donkeys, children’s crafts and children’s fancy dress is optional as well.

On the same day at 9pm there will be a finale for the weekend at the riverside with a lighted flotilla and fireworks at 10pm.

A spokesperson for the council said: “This year sees Her Majesty The Queen become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee - marking 70 years on the throne.

"Wallingford will be hosting a number of events around the town whilst communities across Wallingford are encouraged to take part in the celebrations by hosting events to mark this momentous occasion."

For more information, visit: https://www.wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk/the-queens-platinum-jubilee-2022/