Queen’s birthday to be celebrated in Hillsborough

Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the Council's Corporate Services Committee and the Mayor, Councillor Thomas Beckett at the ticket launch for the Queen's 90th Birthday 21-Gun Royal Salute event taking place on Saturday 11th June at Hillsborough Fort. Free tickets are available at Lagan Valley Island and Bradford Court.
Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the Council's Corporate Services Committee and the Mayor, Councillor Thomas Beckett at the ticket launch for the Queen's 90th Birthday 21-Gun Royal Salute event taking place on Saturday 11th June at Hillsborough Fort. Free tickets are available at Lagan Valley Island and Bradford Court.

To mark the occasion of The Queen’s 90th Birthday, a 21-Gun Royal Salute will take place in the field to the rear of Hillsborough Fort on Saturday June 11.

The free ticketed event, organised by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council will begin with a live musical programme at 10am, followed by the 21-Gun Royal Salute at 12noon.

“I hope to see as many people as possible mark this momentous occasion, the birthday of our longest reigning monarch,” said the Mayor, Councillor Thomas Beckett.

Chairman of the Council’s Corporate Services Committee, Alderman James Tinsley added: “With live music from pipe bands from 10.00am, and the band of the Royal Irish Regiment at 11.20am, I would encourage everybody with tickets to arrive early and enjoy the music and ceremonial pageantry throughout the morning.”

If you would like to join the celebrations, free tickets are still available at Lagan Valley Island and Bradford Court (weekdays 10.00am – 12noon and 2pm – 4.00pm on a first come first served basis). Tickets will also be available at Lagan Valley Island from 5pm - 9pm in the evenings. Admission to the Fort will be by ticket only. Maximum five tickets per person. Please note tickets cannot be reserved over the telephone. Special car parking arrangements will be in operation in Hillsborough for those attending the event at the Fort. Car parking passes will be required to gain entry to these car parks, which will be issued with ticket allocation.