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Beacon Lighting Ceremony

Residents of Wigton are invited to the lighting of our newly renovated town beacon at Barton Laws,

Thursday 2nd June. You are welcome to join us from 9pm onwards.

This is part of a nationwide ceremony of 2800 beacons lit in honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

Piper, Roland Lawson, will play ‘Diu Regnare’ at 9.35pm

Bugler, Mr Barthelemes, will play ‘Majesty’ at 9.40pm

Beacon will be lit at 9.45pm



Images of renovation work undertaken by Maurice Ivison.

Man working on metal with sparks flowing