More Queen’s Official 90th Birthday parties across South Holland

Helpers at this year's St Bartholomew's Church Flower Festival (back) Alice Cook, Anne Peach, Wendy Houghton and (front) Hilda Gotobed.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
Helpers at this year's St Bartholomew's Church Flower Festival (back) Alice Cook, Anne Peach, Wendy Houghton and (front) Hilda Gotobed. Photo by Tim Wilson.
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Celebrations for the Queens’s Official 90th Birthday will be taking place in West Pinchbeck, Spalding, Fleet and Pinchbeck this weekend.

The festivities include a Right Royal Tea Party at Spalding Library, Victoria Street, Spalding, from 10am, with coffee, tea, cakes and a royal quiz.

“We would invite people to bring your own picnic, rugs, tables and chairs to celebrate what will be a special day in a traditional way.

Wendy Houghton, St Bartholomew’s Church, West Pinchbeck

Meanwhile, St Bartholomew’s Church, West Pinchbeck, is hosting a special service on Sunday at 10.30am and afterwards, visitors will be able to have tea, coffee and biscuits.

Wendy Houghton of St Bartholomew’s Church said: “After the church service, people can stay for a Queen’s 90th Birthday Picnic from noon until 4pm which will be held in the grounds of West Pinchbeck Village Hall.

“We would invite people to bring your own picnic, rugs, tables and chairs to celebrate what will be a special day in a traditional way.

“There will be children’s games, with medals to be won, and youngsters are invited to come dressed as a Queen or Prince.

“They can also Dress a Doll in Royal Robes and Decorate a Pram or Bicycle, while the adults can take part in a tug-of-war competition.”

The event, which also included live music and stalls, menas that no cars will be allowed down the Drive for parking.

In Pinchbeck, Nicholas Martin will be playing the Compton and Wurlitzer Cinema Organs at The Burley Fen Collection, Burley Fen Lane, Pinchbeck, on Sunday at 2.30pm. Tickets priced £9, which includes wine, tea and coffee, are available by calling 01775 766081.

Finally in Fleet, there is a Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration at the Anglia Motel on Sunday, June 19, from 11am until 4pm, when highlights will be face painting and an arts competition.