The Queen's Golden Jubilee - 3rd June 2002

To help Alton celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee, a number of Alton's musical groups prepared a programme of entertainment for the High Street crowds. Many were dressed up, some ready for the hat competition.

Alton Morris were in flight

assisted by their band

Alton Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society sang

Knickerbocker Glory kicked out

The King's Pond Shanty Men sang

to the assembled crowds

as did Alton Community Choir

Minden Rose retired to the Swan for tea

Our first dance was Uptails - the crowds hadn't yet grown.

but they were soon gathered behind the band

White lines on the road help keeping the lines straight!

Our set ended with the Rose

The entertainment concluded with a chance for everyone to dance.