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                                                                                 DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS

This will hopefully provide a comprehensive list of local Jubilee events and other news.  Please note that some dates/events are provisional.


Tuesday 29th May. Hollesley. 6.30 p.m. Concert in Hollesley Village Hall. Schoolchildren singing and playing trumpets. WI entertains with Choir and Drama. Refreshments and raffle. The WI will invite Welcome Club and Glebe House and provide transport. Saturday 2nd June. Hollesley. Evening. Live music at the Shepherd & Dog pub on a Royal theme. Sunday 3rd June. Hollesley. 11 a.m. Songs of Praise in the church followed by 12.30pm Big Jubilee Lunch, possibly outside depending on the weather. Adults £4, children free. Tickets from Ruth 412052 or Di 411079. Large TV screen showing celebrations including Queen on barge on Thames. Monday 4th June. Boyton. 10.30 pm. Lighting a beacon on Burrow Hill. Details to be confirmed. Hopefully, fireworks at the same time/date in the village if a location can be agreed. Call Andy on411720 for more information. Hollesley. All day. Family Day on school field. Games and children's races, tug of war. Bring your own picnic. Tea/coffee/squash provided. Fancy Dress 'Kings and Queens'. Continue down to The Street for dancing. All day. Barbecue at the Shepherd & Dog pub. The Street closed from 2pm. 5 pm. Danceasy for children to join in. Belly Dancers. Danceasy for adults/children to join in. Tuesday 5th June. Boyton. 12.30 pm. ‘Bring and Share Lunch’ at the Village Hall Green. More details here. Call 411717, 411720 or 410055 for more information.

    Hollesley.   Sunday 15th April at 2.30 p.m. at the
                     Shepherd & Dog pub.  All welcome.
                         OTHER ITEMS  

1.   Children plant trees in new Jubilee Wood. 
      Photos here.   Village Voices magazine article on 
      page 7 here.
2.   Special Limited Edition Hollesley Mug 
     We would like every child living in Hollesley up to the
     age of 18 to have a lovely inscribed bone china 
     Hollesley Village Jubilee mug as shown.  These are 
     being made especially for us in Cornwall and we are 
     able to offer them at the discounted price of £3.99.
  We are asking local businesses, organisations and 
  individuals to help fund these mugs.  If you wish to 
  sponsor a mug for one of our children, just go to the 
  Hollesley Post Office stating that your donation is 
  towards the cost of the children's mugs.
  You may also order a Hollesley Village mug for £5.99 
  or one without inscription for £4.99.  All must be made 
  'cash with order' from Tina or Chris at Hollesley Post 
  Office by Saturday 21st April.  You will receive a 
  receipt for your payment and a mug will be on view. 
  We believe they will all be very popular, so please place 
  your order now so that you are not disappointed.  Any 
  mugs left over will be sold on a first come basis.