Always up for a social event the villagers celebrated the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in June 2002 with a luncheon picnic on the green outside the Crescent. The bunting was raised and everyone raised a glass (or two!) to the Queen.
To mark the occasion an extra bank holiday was announced for Monday 3 June 2002.
And the Palace issued 50 Facts about the Golden Jubilee 50 facts about the Queen's Golden Jubilee
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