Esher Gets Ready for the Diamond Jubilee
The Jubilee is just a week away and Elmbridge Council has already received more than 50 applications for street parties. If the weather carries on like this then it's sure to be a fantastic weekend of celebrations. There are lots of events happening around the Esher area so here's a run down along with useful links of some of the celebrations that are happening in the area next weekend:
Molesey Carnival on Saturday, June 2, with a float parade along Walton Road at 1.30pm.
The arena in Molesey recreation ground will then be opened up for a great jubilee jolly, complete with picnics, performances, dog show and stalls.
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Hampton Court Palace will also honour its royal connections on June 2nd with a vintage 1950s garden party from 10am until 6pm. The palace will recreate the classic street party with long tables, union flags and bunting in the East Front Gardens.
There will be free entertainment in the gardens for all the family throughout the day, including a brass band, Sooty and Sweep shows and retro fete games including egg and spoon races. There will also be a children's fancy dress competition for those who wish to come dressed as their favourite monarch.
Elsewhere on June 2, the Mayor of Elmbridge John Sheldon will be opening a fair at St Christopher's Church in Hinchley Wood.
Imber Court in Thames Ditton will be hosting it's annual Happy Days festival on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June.
If you are having a street party over the Jubilee Weekend then upload your pictures here on Esherpeople!