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The Great Victoria Garden Party

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - June 1 @ 7:30 pm

The Victoria, Victoria Westminster and Whitehall BIDs are hosting a right royal knees up on 31st May and the 1st June, 12-8pm in Lower Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W 0DH – just a short walk from Buckingham Palace.

Activities on offer include afternoon tea tasters available to purchase, Pimms and Prosecco,  biscuit decorating, floral workshops, theatre drop-ins for children with a Royal theme, giant garden games and live musical performances.

We’ll also have a life size gold carriage in the gardens for you and your family to take photos in.

View our packed schedule below and pre-book onto the floral sessions to ensure you don’t miss out on the royal treatment.

Tuesday 31 May

12-2pm: The Lollipops Music

This vintage female vocal trio will entertain you through your lunch hour covering pop classes with a sparkling vintage twist.

12-8pm: Afternoon Tea mini experience courtesy of the Rubens at the Palace Hotel  

The Rubens will be serving a selection of treats from their exclusive Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea menu. The package available to purchase will include:

Lemon Tart with Lemon Curd, Raspberry Jelly, Crispy Mint Meringue
Orchard Fruit with Cherry Compote, Vanilla Cream, Chocolate Crumble
Cucumber & Lemon Crème Fraîche on Norfolk Crunch
Wild Mushroom Parfait with Jerusalem artichokes, grated vegan cheese & truffle
Roasted Peppers & Sundried Tomato Hummus On white bread
Rooibos Infused Mocktail

Afternoon tea sampler – £12.50

You can purchase on the day or pre-order your afternoon sampler here

12.30-2.30pm: Biscuiteers Biscuit Decorating

Step inside the world of Biscuiteers to decorate 3 x biscuits with the advice of their expert icers. This will be a free drop-in session, while biscuits last.

5-8pm: Black Tie Jazz Music

This trio are made up of the country’s finest young musicians from the Royal Academy of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama. They’ll get you into the bank holiday mood early with their soothing sounds.  

5.30-7.30pm: Jubilee Wreath Workshop

Isle of Flowers are running Jubilee themed floral workshops. Book your tickets here

 

Wednesday 1 June

12-2pm: The Garner Trio

The Garner Trio are quickly establishing themselves as one of the most sought after bands in London. Along with a string of sell-out shows at Crazy Coqs Piccadilly, they regularly appear at Annabelle’s Mayfair, The Ivy Club and private events throughout London. Can you think of a better way to kick of your bank holiday weekend?

12-8pm: Afternoon Tea sampler courtesy of Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences

The hotel will be serving a selection of treats from their exclusive Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea menu available to purchase and enjoy in the gardens.

Royal Residence Sandwich – Wiltshire Ham & Cheddar Cheese
Her Majesty’s Delicacies – Frangipane, peach & apple tart or Earl Grey and orange mousse on sabl
é Breton biscuit
Traditional Cornish scone with clotted cream & strawberry preserve
Queen’s favourite teas – Majestic Assam or Regal Earl Grey

Afternoon tea sampler – £7 + VAT / with prosecco – £10 + VAT

You can purchase on the day or pre-order your afternoon sampler here.

1-3pm: Biscuiteers Biscuit Decorating

Step inside the world of Biscuiteers to decorate 3 x biscuits with the advice of their expert icers. This will be a free drop-in session, while biscuits last.

12-7pm: Theatre workshops courtesy of the Ambassador Theatre Group

It’s the Jubilee and you’ve been appointed as a royal for the day to throw one of the kingdoms biggest parties! But from corgi’s on the loose and a kingdom to look after, how will you ever get it all done? And what will you find in the palace’s secret room?

Join Ambassador Theatre Group practitioners Ella and Lila to get some top acting tips – all Jubilee themed of course. The team will be in the gardens all day for drop-in sessions. Designed for all ages – kids, older siblings and parents can join in too!

5.30-7.30pm: Teacup Floral Arrangement workshop with Isle of Flowers  

Isle of Flowers are running Jubilee themed floral workshops. Book your tickets here

 

*Please note, we will be taking photographs and short video clips at this event. These images will be used in future corporate publications and/or media publications.
If you have any concerns or do not wish to be photographed, please speak to the photographer, Mickey or contact our BID events team – events@victoriabid.co.uk

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Start:
May 31 @ 12:00 pm
End:
June 1 @ 7:30 pm

Venue

London, SW1W 0DH United Kingdom + Google Map