May Blog: Prepare for the Platinum Jubilee!

It’s time to bring out the flags, sing the national anthem proudly, and arrange to see your nearest and dearest, as the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations are just around the corner. Whether you’re organising a street party, a picnic in the park, or you’re dusting off your BBQ, we’ve got you covered for everything you need to enjoy the June bank holiday weekend. After all, it is the event of the year!

You can always count on Marks and Spencer to create a spectacular range to celebrate every UK holiday, and they’ve truly outdone themselves for the Jubilee. If you’re hosting a garden party, then decorate with Union Jack bunting, the Queen’s Guards napkins and cushions covered in crowns. Feast on chocolate corgi’s, party sandwich platters, and all-butter shortbread served in stunning Jubilee tins. And pop open a bottle or two of their Summer limited edition Prosecco to sip in the sunshine. The crowning glory of their range has to be their Jubilee Corgi and Connie the Caterpillar cakes. Delicious!

Image Credit: Marks & Spencer

Next are helping you throw a tea party fit for Royals with their Jubilee kits. Packed with tiered cake stands, ‘party like royals’ napkins, mini flag cocktail sticks, confetti balloons and Corgi bunting, they’re helping you make your party one to remember. But don’t forget your outfit for the celebrations! Their Jubilee edit features a sea of blue (and red and white) floral dresses, printed boxy T-shirts, sparkly hair clips and glitter slip on pumps. There’s even a few themed aprons, so head chefs can still dress for the occasion!

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If you’re dining out or dressing up during the royal festivities, then head to New Look. Their Jubilee edit features a selection of brightly coloured floral dresses, bold blazers, clutch bags and other standout styles will certainly have you looking like you could be heading to a ball.

Image Credit: New Look

Have a joyous Jubilee weekend from everyone at Banbury Gateway Shopping Park.

Click here to view the full list of our stores. Opening hours may vary over the Jubilee weekend, so please check with the individual stores. Some are listed below.

Marks and Spencer
Normal hours – 8am – 8pm

Normal hours – 8am – 8pm

Normal hours – 9am – 8pm

The Works
Thursday 2nd 9am – 5pm
Friday 3rd 9am – 5pm

The Gift Company
Thursday 2nd 10am – 6pm
Friday 3rd 10am – 5pm

Normal hours – 9am – 8pm

Normal hours – 9am – 6pm

Mountain Warehouse
Thursday 2nd 10am – 5pm
Friday 3rd 10am – 5pm

River Island
Normal hours – 9am – 6pm

New Look
Normal hours – 9.30am –8pm