CELEBRATIONS to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday promise to be a right royal occasion in Tameside.
 
 
Tameside Council’s Cultural Services will be hosting a Queen’s 90th Birthday Picnic at Cheetham Park, Acres Lane, Stalybridge on Sunday 12 June from 11am to 3pm.
 
 
There will be plenty for all to get involved in, from pop-up theatre and balloon modelling to arts and crafts and traditional dancing.
 
 
The event is also being supported by Willow Wood Hospice, which will have a stall on the day selling cakes all in aid of their fantastic charity. Stalybridge Carnival Queens will be in attendance and visitors will also get the opportunity to view locally created community art.
 
 
The Queen turned 90 years old on 21 April 2016, with national commemorations centering on her official birthday weekend in June. Nationally there will be street parties, services of thanksgiving and the traditional Trooping the Colour ceremony in London.
 
 
Tameside Council Executive Member Cllr Ged Cooney, who is responsible for culture and leisure, said: “This promises to be a fantastic and memorable community celebration for the Queen’s 90th birthday  and everyone is welcome to come along and join in. Pack up a picnic, bring along your picnic blankets and enjoy a fantastic family day in one of Tameside’s flagship parks.”
 
 
Everyone is welcome to attend this free event and the activities are suitable for all ages.
 
 
 
 
 
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Cheetham Park lodge, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester.
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