One of the key national events for the Queens’ Platinum Jubilee celebration, was the lighting of a Beacon in Preston. This took place at the Harris at the Flag Market on Thursday 2nd June 2022and the beacon was lit by the mayor of Preston, Cllr Neil Darby.
Leading up to the event Preston City Council put on a 75 min arts base entertainment programme for people attending the ceremony. Preston City Mela took part in the programme with input from:
3 performance acts:
- Abhinandana MK Dance Academy – Bollywood dancing
- Apna Beat Bhangra dancing and Dhol playing
- Radhika Agrawal Violin Recital
Here below is film of our part of the event and images.