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What were your Jubilee Parish events 'Diamond Memory Moments'?

CLOSED Miscellaneous Article

Author: John Downe

Published: Friday, 8th June 2012

The Jubilee weekend was really something special. A fantastic series of amazing events celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee all organised from within a relatively small Parish population. From the Bangers & Mash supper on Friday to the beacons and fireworks on Monday evening it was quite literally a "tour de force" of local performing arts, organisation and culinary expertise.

The Hub has received a number of thank you and congratulatory messages to all those involved in the conception, organisation and execution of the events but I wondered what your "Diamond Memory Moments" were just of the local celebrations? As a souvenir of the occasion let's record what aspects of the events will sparkle and endure like diamonds for us!
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25 Jun 2012
11:30am
Resident of Selsfield

10. My family and I attended most events often with friends from outside the village, who all commented how wonderful it was. Our "Street Party" (held in ... [please sign-in to read more]

 

24 Jun 2012
1:16pm
Resident of West Hoathly

9. What an amazing weekend - the memory is still fresh! So many people involved in arranging it who generously gave much time and effort. over many month... [please sign-in to read more]

 

18 Jun 2012
7:35pm
Resident of Sharpthorne

8. A wonderful weekend of community spirit and celebration which defied the British weather and drew people together. ... [please sign-in to read more]

 

17 Jun 2012
11:35pm
Resident of Sharpthorne

7. What a fantastic four days...favourite memories include all that flag waving at the Jubilee Show and everyone singing Rule Britannia with great gusto;... [please sign-in to read more]

 

17 Jun 2012
1:08pm
Resident of Sharpthorne

6. I will never forget the sight of the 'Men' of the WI in their swimming trunks doing the dance routing to Abba!

 

15 Jun 2012
11:32pm
Resident of Sharpthorne

5. What a pity there is no picture of the winning float by Sharpthorne Club.Alot of hard work went into this float. Is it because it is Sharpthorne and n... [please sign-in to read more]

 

16 Jun 2012
12:36pm
Resident of Selsfield

Photos of Sharpthorne Club's float have now been added to the Pageant tab of the album.

 

16 Jun 2012
10:24am
Resident of Selsfield

Alas, I could only include photos that were taken by my family or that were sent to me as a result of my multiple appeals on the Hoathly Hub. I select... [please sign-in to read more]

 

15 Jun 2012
5:50pm
Resident of West Hoathly

4. I loved the men in flippers (that was sooo funny) and the folk band (because my mum and dad and brother were in it). And when my little brother won a ... [please sign-in to read more]

 

15 Jun 2012
5:14pm
No longer a member

3. Playing the sax in front of 250+ people for the first time in about ten years! The atmosphere was so good, and all the other performers were so nice. ... [please sign-in to read more]

 

15 Jun 2012
3:23pm
Friend of the Parish

2. The summer puddings!... [please sign-in to read more]

 

8 Jun 2012
6:27pm
Friend of the Parish

1. Just to get this started....... [please sign-in to read more]

 

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