Your Platinum Jubilee Moments

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Jubilee weekend beacons

We had a wonderful jubilee weekend to celebrate the HRH Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign, did you? Looking at some of your photos from the four-day celebrations… we think you did!

 

Coach group Le Neubourg

The visit of Gillingham Twinners, with the new mayor Sharon Cullingford, to its twin town Le Neubourg. Sharon’s first official function was to plant a tree to commemorate 45 years of Twinning and the Jubilee.

 

Milldown primary school jubilee flag

A Union Flag created at Milldown Primary School, comprising 324 illustrations (one by each pupil) of all things regal.

 

Her Majesty waits patiently at the bus stop in Milton Clevedon: thieves tried to steal her, but God save the Queen!

Her Majesty waits patiently at the bus stop in Milton Clevedon: thieves tried to steal her, but God save the Queen!

 

More than 300 children from Sherborne Primary created this aerial artwork, then celebrated with a playground picnic More than 300 children from Sherborne Primary created this aerial artwork, then celebrated with a playground picnic

More than 300 children from Sherborne Primary created this aerial artwork, then celebrated with a playground picnic.

 

Jubilee Beacons

Just one of over 3,000 beacons lit to help unite the country on the evening of 2 June.

 

Jubilee, Shingstone Church Jubilee, Child Okeford Church Jubilee, Buckland Newton Church Jubilee, Marnhull Church

Some of the many church flower festivals displayed over the Jubilee holiday: including St Gregory’s at Marnhull, Shillingstone, Okeford Fitzpaine and Buckland Newton.
(Photos by Tony Ward)

 

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Sherborne station gets NBVM platinum prize for best jubilee decoration, and customer care too we gather, all thanks to ticket officer Anne Dibble who knitted these fabulous tributes to the Queen, and made everyone’s journey that much more enjoyable.
(Photo by Karen Day-Milne)

 

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Friends and residents of West Knoyle joined together for fun, games, and the lighting of a beacon to mark the jubilee.
(Photos by Emma Wareham)

 

Jubilee, The most creative crowns at Shaftesbury Primary School.

The most creative crowns at Shaftesbury Primary School.

 

Jubilee, The Athenaeum Singers at Christ Church in Warminster, with guest conductor Nigel Perrin

The Athenaeum Singers at Christ Church in Warminster, with guest conductor Nigel Perrin, performing Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo.
(Photo by Alison Arthur)

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