IN THE PARK MARKS JUBILEE VISIT BY THE QUEEN
TO WEST LONDON
The Queen with Cllr Sohan
Sangha - the Deputy Mayor of
Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The
Duke Of Edinburgh met the people of West London
on Tuesday 25 June when they visited Gunnersbury
than 600 people from the four London boroughs
of Hounslow, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hillingdon
and Ealing, celebrated the West London Jubilee
Day with a very special picnic in the park.
were entertained with music and drama performances
by community groups drawn from across West
London that celebrated the area's cultural
Queen experiences cultural
diversity of West London.
included schools, choirs and dancers from west
London's Polish, Irish Kurdish and Asian communities.
There was also a performance by the London
College of Jazz.
hundred schoolchildren from the four boroughs
gathered outside the museum in Gunnersbury
Park to see the Royal party arrive.
Queen and Duke met youngsters visiting the
museum before having lunch with invited guests
from the four boroughs. Tents and marquees
were set up and they provided shade on a hot
sunny day. The guests were given Golden Jubilee
picnic boxes. The Royal party dined in Gunnersbury
House after receiving a tour of the museum.
from Belmont School
lunch, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh
walked through the community picnic in the
park and met local people stopping to speak
and accept flowers.
the enclosed area of the park was opened for
everyone attending to join in fun and watch
the staged entertainment.
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