Museum’s 1950s jubilee bash

PUBLISHED: 15:00 20 May 2012

The party will take place on June 4 and 5

The party will take place on June 4 and 5


WESTON Museum will be transported back to the 1950s for a jubilee extravaganza.

The museum in Burlington Street will hold a two-day street party on June 4 and 5 that will be supported by a number of businesses from the town centre.

Chaplaincy about Town will hold a thanksgiving service at 3pm on June 3.

Then the museum will travel back in time to 1953 – the year of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation – to hold a 50s street party.

Each day from 10am-5pm there will be children’s games in the art gallery while the courtyard will feature the main event.

Many businesses from the Orchard Meadows area of town are on board for the party.

Members of public are being asked if they have any royal memorabilia which the museum can exhibit over the weekend, while everyone is invited to attend in 1950s-style dress.

If you have memorabilia to donate phone 01934 621028.

Museum supervisor Adam Brown said: “We wanted to celebrate the jubilee in a way that only the museum could, we would like to thank all the local businesses that are going out of their way to support us and the event.”

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