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White Swan at Quy Announces Support for Queens Diamond Jubilee Program
The White Swan at Stow cum Quy, Cambridge has today announced its support and sponsorship of the Diamond Jubilee Programme organised by the residents of the village. What looks like being a celebration to remember is definitely on the cards
By: Gerry Skews
Several breweries will be offering Jubilee Ales and we are delighted to offer some fantastic real ales to all visitors.
You are invited to join us in celebration of this Historic event.
There will be a series of activities taking place over the Bank Holiday weekend, with a couple of competitions as well.
Friday the 1st, 7.30pm, an evening of music and dance with “Macca”, a local band in the Village Hall. Tickets for this event will cost :- £7 for adults and £4 for under 16s (or £20 for a family ticket.)
Tickets available from The Swan, The Shop or Committee members
There will be a very reasonable bar (but for licence reasons you are asked not to bring your own drinks) and you are invited to bring along your own food to make a real evening of it.
Programme for Monday the 4th of June
12.30 – anyone who wants to take part in the procession should meet at Bush Farm (down Station Road). Streets/
2.30 – crowning of the village Queen and Princess
2.45 – Stalls open, including tea, cakes and games
4.00-5.30 – Knockout games – if people can organise teams of 6 before the event that would be great. We are planning to have adult teams for everyone 15 and above, and children’s teams for those from 6 to 14. If you don’t have a team beforehand, just come along and organise it on the day.
5.30-6.30 time for those who have got wet during the knockout games to go home and change before the Rounders!
6.30 – Rounders
There will also be a Hog Roast available from 2.00 – 5.00 ish and BBQ from around 6.00 – 8.00. a BAR 2.00pm till late. We are hoping to have live music afternoon and from around 7pm onwards.
Best Decorated House: Anyone who wishes to decorate their house for the Jubilee will be in with a chance of winning the best decorated house competition. This will be judged on the 4th of June, and winners will be announced during the afternoon.
Anyone willing to help out by providing cakes for the cake stall should deliver them to Margaret Jakes at 10 Albert Road by 10a.m. on the 4th of June.
We will also be after volunteers to help serve the teas: Volunteers please contact the White swan at http://www.whiteswanquy.co.uk
Monday the 4th, noon onwards, a village float procession ending at the Recreation Ground for an afternoon of stalls, food, fun and games
Tuesday the 5th, 3.00pm an afternoon tea in the village Hall organised by the Quy Jackdaw Club.
Details of the timing for this will be circulated nearer the time.