Village News: Addlethorpe

JUBILEE - Details of Addlethorpe’s plans for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee have emerged.

On Sunday, June 3 Addlethorpe will hold a day of events to mark and celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

At 11am there will be a church service at St Nicholas Church, Addlethorpe. The church will also host an exhibition of paintings by Ingoldmells Primary pupils.

Church Warden George Paul is also putting together an exhibition of old photographs about the Parish and Church.

A Village Fete will take place on the Green adjacent to the church between noon and 5pm.

The fete will include classic vehicles belonging to local residents, a puppet show by local ladies, and agricultural vehicles/machines.

There will also be a large scale drawing event reflecting the Queen’s 60 year reign.

Another big theme of the afternoon will be the Olympics. This will include an Addlethorpe Heptathlon comprising target bowls, putting, darts, coconut shy, timed circuit with a remote control car, tin can alley, and beat the goalie.

Adult entry fee is £1.00 kids go free.

The day will be topped of with a sparkling musical evening organised by Alan Hankinson, which will take place at Addlethorpe Golf Club.

“Alan has put a great deal of work into this and through his contacts in the music business has been able to produce a fitting finale to the day,” said a spokesperson.

“Because of generous support from local businesses and the Parish Council this event is free to residents of Addlethorpe.

“If you would like to attend and do not yet have a pass contact Alan at”

There will be various musical artists, disco, karaoke and the evening will be topped of with music from the group Sixty Something.

All profits from the day will go towards the St. Nicholas Church Lighting fund.

There is still time to enter the Baking Competition which is to design and make a Diamond Jubilee Cake; entries will be shown in the Church.

There is also a raffle organised to generate more money for the Lighting Fund. Tickets will be on sale through local businesses, organisers and volunteers.

Anyone with an interest they would like to highlight during the day should call Malcolm Tait on 01754 873803.