Top Tips For Arranging Your Jubilee Street Party

This year Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her 60th year as England’s and the Commonwealth’s Matriarch.

On Sunday 3rd June 2012 London will play host to more than 1,000 boats in a magnificent procession down the River Thames. The Procession will be lead by Queen Elizabeth II in the Royal Barge will begin in Putney and will culminate at Tower Bridge.

There 1,000 vessels were selected to be apart of the Flotilla from a massive 3,000 applicants and will be sure to make maritime history. The Jubilee Flotilla will comprise of a variety of vessels from steamboats to tall ships, from cruisers to kayaks and from Dunkirk little ships to dragon boats.

As well as this procession down the Thames there will be a number of festivals and celebrations. One of the biggest will be the concert being held outside Buckingham Palace at which Tom Jones will be performing. Another large event to be held will be the Festival in Battersea Park where members of the public will be able to watch the Jubilee Flotilla as it passes by the parks northern Thameside.

Where will you be watching the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant? if not at one of these large-scale events why not plan your own celebrations with your neighbours and celebrate in the spirit of yesteryear with a Street Party

If you are organising your own Street Party your council may require you to obtain your own Street Party Insurance before they will agree to you holding such a party. WorldWide Special Risks are a specialist event Insurer who Insure all kinds of events from Street Parties to the Royal Variety Show. Currently Worldwide Special Risks are taking orders for Jubilee Street Party Insurance starting at only £65.00

We at WorldWide Special Risks have created a few simple tips to ensure the success of your Street Party:
1) Committee
– Things are always much simpler with a few more hands on deck – Involve your neighbours in aid to get things done.
2) Invites - Make sure they go out early so everyone can put the date in their diaries.
3) Permits - Make sure with your local council that is it ok to hold a street party. This shouldn’t be a problem but it is worth checking.
4) Road Closures - If you are closing a road make sure all the relevant authorities are made aware!
5) Street Party Insurance - Many councils are making it compulsory to get Public Liability Insurance for Street Parties – Boring we know – so to get an easy, no fuss quote visit
6) Bunting - Don’t forget the bunting to make it an authentic street party.
7) Activites - Why not have a raffle or tombolla to liven things up?
8) Food - Get a BBQ on the go and stock up with food early! And dont forget the Trifle!
9) Umbrellas! - The great british weather is always unpredictable but don’t let this cancel the celebrations. We also offer Street Party Cancellation Insurance if you need it.
10) Remember to have FUN!

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