Hundreds gather at Chapel Lane to celebrate Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Wilmslow's Chapel Lane celebrated the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on Friday 3rd June with hundreds turning out to join the fun.

Many dressed in patriotic red, white and blue and royal-themed fancy dress to take part in the festivities organised by the Love the Lane community group.

The event began with a fanfare from Bollin Brass and entertainment continued throughout the afternoon, including a Punch and Judy show along with a Bangra dance troupe. Revellers were also treated to accordion music, a magic show, piano music and a local singing group.

Over 500 visitors browsed the artisan stalls and enjoyed the afternoon teas, Prosecco bar and barbecue food.

Wilmslow's own Royle family member, actress Sue Johnston, drew the raffle and announced the winners of the silent auction. Followed by the grand finale, which saw union jacks waved enthusiastically along to Last Night of the Proms songs.

Julie Dawn Potts of the Love the Lane group, said: "It was fabulous to see so many people having fun, and enjoying the festive atmosphere.

"I'd like to thank everyone who helped make this happen, all the local businesses who supported us and donated raffle prizes and of course the many volunteers."


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