UPDATED: NUMEROUS events, activities and street parties have been taking place across Warrington to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations – and local residents didn’t let rain dampen their spirits!
At Stockton Heath, Warrington South MP Andy Carter, joined residents on Whitefield Road, who carried on with the show, despite the showers, along with residents on Westbourne Road in the village.
Whitefield Road, Stockton Heath Pictures John Hopkins
Westbourne Road, Stockton Heath – Pictures John Hopkins
Albert Road – Grappenhall – Pictures John Hopkins
A proposed Street Party in Albert Road, Grappenhall, was moved to the local library due to the rain.
Cheshire Grange Lymm
Cheshire Grange in Lymm made Jubilee-themed decorations with help from children at Woolston Community Primary School and The Cheshire Day Nursery, Guardian Street who decorated Celebration plates that adorned the walls.
Staff and residents at the home put their heads together and came up with a plan for their celebrations fit for a Queen. Over the bank holiday weekend, the home held an indoor Street Party, with musical entertainment and families were invited to join residents which made it extra special.
Picnic in the Park -Culcheth – Pictures John Hopkins
Culcheth residents didn’t let the rain dampen their spirits as they moved their “picnic in the Park” event across the road to Newchurch Parish Hall.
Check Ya Pet – Lymm
Check Ya Pet, the pet care and dog home boarding company based in Lymm Village had a jubileetastic weekend!
Hawthorn Road, Lymm
Meadowside School – Pictures John Hopkins
St Ann’s Church, Warrington
Thelwall & Grappenhall Model Railway Club (Pictures John Hopkins)
Clarence Street Grappenhall – Pictures John Hopkins
Whitesands Road Lymm – Pictures John Hopkins
Barley Road, Thelwall Pictures John Hopkins
Warrington Borough Council Neighborhood team organized an afternoon tea Jubilee event at Culcheth Centre. Local Cllr Sue Bland said: “It was great food, great music and a great atmosphere!
Blackley Close Latchford (Pictures John Hopkins)
Sycamore Lane, Great Sankey (Pictures John Hopkins)
At Lymm official Town Crier Peter Powell delivered a Royal Proclamation along with members of Lymm Parish Council on the historic Lymm cross in the village centre.
Meanwhile, at Blooming Art in the town centre, local artists took part in special art classes to celebrate the occasion.
BloomingArt, founded by Gail Stubbinmgs, has been chosen as a community arts project to help celebrate the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.
Thanks to the National Lottery in supporting community organizations to deliver creative activities as part of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, BloomingArt was honored to have been chosen via Cheshire Community Foundation on behalf of The Arts Council England to be able to deliver a “phenomenal ” project for our Warrington Community.
Together Art Tutors and Artists conducted research into key historical events from Queen Elizabeth’s reign and examined the tradition of portraiture within the Royal family.
Participants were be encouraged to weave into their portraits an aspect of Elizabeth’s history and to represent her personality in their responses.
This article will be updated throughout the Bank Holiday Weekend with coverage of the various celebrations taking place.
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