visiting Ipswich, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will depart
for Bury St. Edmunds, stopping for a short visit around midday to
Queen's visit to Stowmarket:
Queen the The Duke of Edinburgh will arrive by car at the
Market Place, Stowmarket. The Queen will unveil a new Stowmarket
Town sign and will meet the craftsmen who made the sign.
Queen will meet with representatives from 60 local organisations,
and will take the opportunity to look around the Farmer's Market
and meet stallholders. The Duke of Edinburgh will meet students
involved in the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme and to view an
exhibition in the Museum of East Anglian life.
Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will depart to Bury St Edmunds
Queen's visit to Bury St Edmunds:
Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will arrive at the Athenaeum,
Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will have lunch in the Ball
room of the Athenaeum. The Queen will address guests, and
the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, The Revd. Richard
Lewis will say Grace.
Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will greet members of the public
on Angel Hill.
Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will view the '10 Best of Suffolk'
exhibits on Angel Hill. The exhibits include beer, church, crafts,
fishing food, Newmarket, sport, technology, tourism and rural
Queen will visit Abbey Gardens where alongside the wall of the
Bowling Green the Mayor will invite Her Majesty to unveil a
plaque to commemorate the Golden Jubilee visit to Bury St Edmunds.
Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will take their seats in the
High Altar area of the Abbey Gardens with 900 invited guests
to listen to a 'Proms in the Park' concert, performed by the
Suffolk Youth Orchestra.
Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will proceed around the rose
gardens to the west front of the Cathedral, where members of
the public will be gathered.
Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will depart by car.
A special park and ride system will be running to make sure that
as many people get to be part of the occasion as possible.
free service is being put in place because the route that the Queen
will take through the Angel Hill area Bury St Edmunds, will require
roads and car parks to be closed around the town centre. The service
will run from Nowton Park to St Andrews Street South.
- First bus Nowton Park to centre 9.00am
- Last bus from town centre 7.10pm
- Run every 20 minutes
- Journey time 10 minutes
be aware that the service may be suspended for a short while if
the Angel Hill area of the town centre becomes overcrowded.
on-street parking on Angel Hill north of the Abbeygate Street junction
from 6.00am on Tuesday 16th July until 7.00am on the 17th July.
this time the road will be totally closed from its junction with
Crown St to Mustow Street until midnight on 17th July.
Abbeygate Street closed between junctions with Angel Hill and Angel
Lane from 4.00am on the 16th July until midnight on 17th.
Churchgate Street will closed between junction with Crown Street
and Angel Lane from 7.00am until 6.00pm on 17th July.
Street closed from junction with Honey Hill to junction with Angel
Hill from 7.00am until 6.00pm on 17th July.