Broad Street Wrington ARCHIVE
1953 - Coronation Celebrations
Programme of Events

               Programme of the Celebrations

                        Thursday, 21st May, 1953

    8pm      The Wrington Choral Society will sing Mendelssohn's
                  "Hymn of Praise" in the Parish Church

                         Monday, 1st June, 1953

  7.30pm United Coronation Service on the Recreation Ground
                (Collection for Westminster Abbey Restoration Fund)
                                             Tuesday, 2nd June, 1953

                                         (Coronation Day)

   10 am            Judging of Decorated Arches, Houses and Shop Windows

   11am-3pm    Television of Coronation (kindly given by A. Spalding
                         and Sons) in the Wrington Methodist Church


                            During a pause in the Television Programme from
                          1.50pm - 2.20pm Light Refreshments will be served.

   4pm              Children's Tea in Broad Street (If wet, Memorial Hall)
                         Children should please bring cup and plate

   4pm               Old People's Tea Party in the British Restaurant

   5.30pm          Assembly of Entrants for Fancy Dress Carnival Parade
                          in Station Yard

   6.15pm          Judging of Carnival in Broad Street

   8pm               Dancing in Broad Street to Ted Naish and his Band
                          (If wet, in Memorial Hall)

   10pm             Procession, with Band, to the Quarry, Wrington Hill, for
                          Bonfire and Firework Display

                          Dancing in Broad Street until 12 midnight

                                       Saturday, 6th June, 1953

   2.30pm          Adults' and Children's Handicraft Exhibition in the
                          Memorial Hall

3pm               Adults' and Children's Sports in the Recreation Ground


                          For details of various Competitions, please see Schedules


          Watch the Village Notice Board for Announcements

Play your part and make the Coronation Celebrations a memorable

          With any surplus funds your Coronation Committee hopes to erect
          a permanent Memorial of the Coronation

                                            GOD SAVE THE QUEEN