The City and Royal Burgh of Elgin celebrates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee.
Friday 31st May, Saturday 1st June, Sunday 2nd June and Monday 3rd June 2002

The Event Programme is co-ordinated by the Elgin Golden Jubilee Committee.

Friday 31st May, 2002
7.00pm "Salute to Youth" Concert in Elgin Town Hall.
Saturday 1st June, 2002

Opening Ceremony by Convenor of Moray Council and reading of message from Buckingham Palace to be read from the balcony of the Muckle Cross.

Event Sponsor: Highland Metals Ltd.

1.30pm Street Pageant led by 2622 Highland Squadron RAAF Pipe Band and Dufftown Pipe Band.

Family Fun Afternoon in the Cooper Park with a programme of events throughout the afternoon including Sea King Helicopter Display, Fire Service Display, Vintage Cars, Bands & Displays, Stalls, Skydivers etc.

Event Sponsor: Robertson Group Scotland Ltd.


Music for All concert in Elgin Town Hall

Event Sponsor: Johnstons of Elgin.

Sunday 2nd June 2002
2.00pm Ecumenical Service on the Plainstones
3.00pm Fun Day in the Cooper Park: It's a Knockout, bed Race, Duck Race, Junior 7 a side football, other sporting events, Stalls, Bands, Displays and Car Boot Sale.

Classics for a Summer Evening

Event Sponsor: Gordon & MacPhail.

Monday 3rd June, 2002

Entertainment for under 5s in the Moray Leisure Centre

Event Sponsor: Wink & MacKenzie.


Entertainment for 5-11year olds.

Event Sponsor: Moray Leisure Centre.

1.30pm "Elgin of Old" in Elgin Museum - A Cine film of Elgin of Yestertear.

Senior Citizens' Concert in the Town Hall

Event Sponsor: Bells.

3.15pm Second Showing of "Elgin of Old" in Elgin Museum (see 1.30pm)

Bowled Over 14+

Event Sponsor: Bowl 2000.


Disco in Joanna's for the under 14s.

Event Sponsor: Joannas Nightclub.


The Battle of the DJs in Elgin Town Hall

Event Sponsor: Moray College.


Ceilidh & prize Draw in the Laichmoray Hotel

Event Sponsor: Glen Moray.


The lighting of the Beacon on Ladyhill

Event Sponsor: Gleaner Oil & Gas.

Other Events

Monday 27th to Friday 31st May, 2002

Golden Jubilee Memorabilia Exhibition
in St. Giles' Church Hall, Greyfriars Street.
To include Sammy Fraser's Message bikes and memorabilia from the 1950's.

Saturday 1st to Monday 3rd June, 2002

Jubilee Flowers and Music in St. Giles' Church
(Tea / Coffee will be available)
Saturday 10.30am to 1.00pm
Sunday 2.30pm to 4.00pm
Monday 12 noon to 4.00pm

Monday 3rd June

Play Tennis Day at Tennis Courts in Cooper Park
10am - 12.30pm
(tennis coaching for 6+ years organised by Sport Moray)

Highland Gliding Club Open Day
(Easterton Airfield, Birnie, Nr. Elgin).

Elgin's Golden Jubilee Celebrations

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