Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting Ceremony

  • Date: 2 June 2022
  • Location: Crystal Palace Park, The Terraces (entrance through Cintra Gate, Anerley Hill, SE19 2BA)
  • Time: 19:00 - 22:00
  • Cost: Free

Bromley with join over 1,500 beacons being lit across the nation for the Platinum Jubilee with a special beacon lighting ceremony in Crystal Palace

lit beacon

Residents are invited to come and see the beacon lighting ceremony in Crystal Palace Park, which forms part of borough’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The event will feature a bugler, bagpiper and choir performing as the beacon is lit, which ticket-holding residents are encouraged to enjoy with an evening picnic.

Following considerable local interest, all 7,000 tickets to view the beacon lighting have now sold out. A few tickets may become available at times if other residents cancel, which can be found on the Eventbrite website

Find more information about Bromley’s Jubilee plans at 

Gates for the event will open at 7pm, with last admission at 8.30pm before the beacon is lit at 9.30pm.

The entrance for the event will be Cintra Gate of the park on Anerley Hill, SE19 2BA.

Getting there

By train: The park is a short walk from Crystal Palace Station or Penge West Station.

By bus: Routes serving the park and its surrounding area include 3, 122, 157, 202, 227, 249, 322, 358, 363, 410, 417, 432, 450. 

By car: Car parks will not be accessible for this event with no parking facilities in the area. Ticket holders are strongly advised to use alternative means of transport.

The council is joining over 1,500 beacons being lit throughout the nation and beyond in recognition of The Queen’s long and selfless service. For more information about these beacon lighting ceremonies, visit:

Event organiser: Bromley Council supported by Crystal Palace Park Trust.

Email: [email protected]