NET announce tram ticket to help families join Queen’s Jubilee celebrations across Nottingham

NET has announced a special ticket will be available to families for the Queens Platinum Jubilee to encourage public transport use over the extended bank holiday weekend – the special ticket will allow a family of 5 to travel around the City for as little as £8.

With a range of great things happening around Nottingham over the special weekend, NET will join in with celebrations by putting the Jubilee logo on the front of every tram, and has also outlined the best tram stops for residents and visitors to use to access key events. 

Andrew Conroy from Tramlink said: “We want to do all we can to help celebrate what is  going to be a great Jubilee weekend in Nottingham, and our special family ticket will allow families to travel to some fantastic events for just £8.  

“The tram will be running as usual and with lots of road closures happening for street celebrations, the tram offers an affordable, green, quick and easy way to access all the amazing events that are happening in and around the City.” 

Key Jubilee events and closest tram stops: 

  • 70 Glorious Years Exhibition

From Friday 27 May to Sunday 5 June, 8am to 8pm, an open-air photograph exhibition entitled ‘70 Glorious Years – The Queen in Nottingham’ will staged in Old Market Square. 

CLOSEST TRAM STOP – Old Market Square 

  • Lighting of beacons

On Thursday 2 June at 9.45pm, as part of a chain of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee beacons across the UK, four Nottingham neighbourhoods will light their beacons: 

Green’s Windmill: Live music, food and access to the Mill. 

CLOSEST TRAM STOP – Nottingham Rail Station  

Clifton Flower Park: Local market stalls and live music  

CLOSEST TRAM STOP – Clifton Centre 

Woodthorpe Park: Live Jazz band, bar, food and children’s story tent. 

CLOSEST TRAM STOP – David Lane  

Bulwell Bogs: An invite only event to recognise key workers who helped the  community during the pandemic.

CLOSEST TRAM STOP – Bulwell  

  • Queen’s Recreation Ground celebration 

On Friday 3 June from 11am to 6pm, the Meadows Action Group and the Bridges Community Trust will be putting on games and crown-making activities for children. 

CLOSEST TRAM STOP – Queens Walk  

  • Heathfield Park Jubilee picnic

On Friday 3 June, the Pythian Club are running Jubilee picnics at Heathfield Park. CLOSEST TRAM STOP – David Lane  

  • Stockhill Park celebration

On Sunday 5 June, 12-4pm, the Stockhill and Ladbrooke Tenants and residents will be running an event in Stockhill Park. 

CLOSEST TRAM STOP – Basford  

  • Family Fun Day at Clifton Central Park

On Saturday 4th June, 11am and 5pm a family fun day will be held at Clifton Central Park. CLOSEST TRAM STOP – Clifton Centre 

Notes: 

- The Family Ticket includes 2 adults and 3 x under 19’s and costs £8 across the  extended weekend. 

- Tickets can be bought at Travel Centre in the City Centre, at Ticket Machines at the  stations or via the NETGO app.

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