5th Dec, 2016

Weekend of celebration for The Queen's 90th birthday

Stratford Editorial 10th Jun, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A ‘RIGHT royal knees up’ is being held to celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday.

The Old Slaughterhouse will have family activities, high tea and live music from 11am to 4pm on Saturday (June 11) to mark her majesty’s special day.

Royal hobby-horse making and a Horse’s Guard Parade at 12.45pm will also feature.

The event is open to all and a donation of £4 to cover the cost of refreshments and activities is suggested.

* Wellesbourne’s annual street fayre will be opened by a parade of youngsters dressed in red, white and blue to celebrate The Queen’s birthday.

On Saturday over 40 stalls – also decorated in patriotic colours – will be manned by local businesses, charities and more along Church Street and in the church centre.

Raffle prizes up for grabs on the day include a bicycle, meals at the Kings Head pub and Charlecote Pheasant, Warwick Castle tickets, and £100 in cash.

Proceeds from the day will go towards sports equipment for the new sports and community centre in Loxley Close which is hoped to open in the autumn.

* Ambleside Care Home are inviting people to join their street party to celebrate Her Majesty’s birthday on Sunday (June 12).

From midday to 4pm there will be a barbecue, live entertainment, games and a competition for the best red, white and blue outfit.

And the Evesham Road care home will be continuing it’s regal celebrations on June 17 to coincide with Care Home Open Day. From 11am to 4pm there will be a tea party, games and a chance to look around the care home.