Platinum Jubilee Ox Roast

Type:Jubilee events

Bachelors Acre, Victoria Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1HE
Platinum Jubilee Ox Roast


Ox Roast to be held in Bachelors Acre, Windsor to celebrate the remarkable Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

There will be children’s activities, stalls, beer tent and host of activities and entertainment throughout the day and, of course, the centrepiece, a Roasted Ox. The event is free to attend. No ticket required. All profits raised from the sale of the ox roast will go to charity.

An Ox was roasted Bachelors Acre, Windsor on 25 Oct 1809 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of George III and again in 1887 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. This tradition continued with an Ox Roast in 2002 for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee and 2012 for her Diamond Jubilee.


12:00 – Opening Ceremony
12:00 – Welcome by RBWM Mayor, Governor of Windsor Castle, first ceremonial sliced by Governor of Windsor Castle Admiral Sir James Perowne
12:05 – Start of Public serving of HM the Queen's Royal Ox
12.15 – Rock Choir
1.00pm – Mrs Marvel Children’s Show
1.30 – Rock Choir
2.00 – Mrs Marvel Children’s Show
2.30pm Mrs Marvel Children’s Show
4.00pm – Windsor Boys School Band
4.45 – Windsor Boys and Windsor Girls School Choir
5.30 – Windsor Boys School Band
6pm – Finish

Side stalls – Royal Borough Library Service, Churros, Brownies, Vegetarian Pizza.
Beer Tent – provided by The Windsor and Eton Brewery.

This event has been kindly supported by Windsor St George Rotary Club, Windsor and Eton Town Partnership, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Windsor Platinum Jubilee Committee.

All profits go towards the Prince Philip Trust.

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