June 3, 2012
Queens Diamond Jubilee Celebrations - Metheringham June 2012
Metheringham's Weekend of Celebration.
Dust off your bunting, decorate your house/business and get ready to celebrate this very special moment in our Country's history.
Friday 25 May - We start our celebrations in Metheringham Village Hall from 6:30 - 8:30 pm with the Crowning of our very own Jubilee Queen, her Consort, two Princesses and their Knights. We will also have six flower girls.
Friday 1 June - a Jubilee assembly in Metheringham Primary School where each pupil has been hard at work painting a portrait of Her Majesty. 230 children will be presented with a Medal and Crown, before having their photograph taken to be put in our villages history book.
Sunday 3 June - The Jubilee Big Community Lunch in the playing fields from 12 noon. Bring your own table, chairs, and food and listen to a folk group, have your face painted or have a go on the bouncy castle and then a ride on the vintage fun fair.
Monday 4 June - Carnival Parade from Grange Road to the Playing Fields at 2 pm followed by our Fair at 2:30 pm. You can watch a BMX bike exhibition, join in It's a Knockout, watch falconry flying, eat some hog roast, burgers or have a cup of tea and cake in the WI pavilion, look at what our village organisations get up to on their stalls, go to the marquee and see the fantastic entries in our competition, watch the events in the central arena or just have a bet on the terrier racing!! After all that, have a drink in the Beer Tent,
Watch the historic Lancaster Bomber do a fly past on our playing field.
Dance to the children's disco in the early evening followed by our fantastic band Sugar Bombz.
Join in at 10:30 for the lighting of our very own Beacon followed by a Red White and Blue firework display to very patriotic music.
JOIN TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE THIS HISTORIC WEEKEND -
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