Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea

Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea

A memorable Platinum Jubilee celebration was had by all in the grounds of St Mary’s Church, under the canopy of Queen Victoria’s Jubilee tree, on Thursday 2nd June 2022.

The sun shone, the tea and cakes flowed, the music played and a relaxing time was had by all.

A big thank you to the church and all the volunteers who made this event happen, community spirit really shone through on the day.

Thank you to all who joined us and made the day a great success.

Some key facts:

  • One hundred afternoon teas were served.
  • Over 200 people attended the day.
  • The team started setting up at 8am and finished almost 12 hours later!
  • Over 25 volunteers helped make the event happen
  • Music was provided by Gerald Brown and the a cappela group Fourplay.
  • The waiters and waitresses never stopped serving drinks all afternoon
  • The washer uppers and kitchen team also were washing all afternoon
  • The WI and other generous bakers donated over 20 cakes and 200 scones