Lyme Regis ready to celebrate Queen’s 90th

PUBLISHED: 10:00 17 May 2016 | UPDATED: 09:08 19 May 2016


A series of special events will be held in Lyme Regis next month to celebrate the Queen’s official 90th birthday.

The festivities begin on Wednesday, June 8, with a cream tea for the over 70s at the Alexandra Hotel, at 2.30pm.

On Friday, June 10, town mayor Owen Lovell will present celebration mugs to children at St Michael’s Primary and Pre-school. The next day, a party will be held for local children of pre-school and primary school ages, from 2pm to 4.30pm, at the Woodmead Halls. Tickets are free, available from St Michael’s School, with proof of Lyme Regis residency required for non-pupils. Pre-school children must be accompanied by an adult.

At St Michael’s Parish Church, a full peal of bells will ring on Saturday, June 11, at 3pm, lasting for almost three hours.

The same day, a disco will be held for youngsters aged 11 to 16, at Woodmead Halls, from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

Tickets are free, available at the Hub or the town council offices.

Rounding off the celebrations on Saturday will be a fireworks display from the Cobb, at 10pm.

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