Monday, June 11, 2012
BARBECUES, fancy dress and even a miniature Olympics were on offer to revellers at villages across North Somerset and Somerset over the Diamond Jubilee weekend..
Two street parties were held in Cheddar, with residents and visitors alike turning up in their droves to wave flags and watch a procession up to Jacob’s Ladder on June 4, before a beacon was lit.
The Square in Axbridge was closed for the afternoon on June 4 with residents packing the town centre to take part in jubilee fun.
A fun day with sports and a bouncy castle was held in Bournville Primary School in Selworthy Road on June 1.
A garden party was held in Homefield Cottage in Splott Lane, Weare, on June 2, while youngsters and adults donned fancy dress in Badgworth on June 3.
A crown design competition and a miniature Olympics was held in Draycott.
Youngsters turned their hand to red, white and blue kite-making in Compton Bishop, while Bleadon Youth Centre in Coronation Road saw children enjoy the celebrations together.
For a gallery of Diamond Jubilee celebrations from Badgworth, Bleadon, Shipham, Lympsham, Compton Bishop, Draycott and Weare click the link in the top right of this page.
There is also a separate gallery for Cheddar and Axbridge and a gallery for Uphill and the Bournville, Coronation, Oldmixon and Potteries estates.