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St Peter's Ipsley gets ready for a right Royal Jubilee celebration

Ryan Smith 19th May, 2022 Updated: 19th May, 2022

ST PETER’S Church in Ipsley is gearing up for a royally good time over the Jubilee weekend.

On show will be a stunning flower display and Platinum Jubilee competition award-winning entries from Tenacres First School.

There will also be displays and videos on the Queen’s faith as well as old maps and photos for St Peters and the wider Ipsley area from 70 years ago.

There will be able a Commonwealth display, while youngsters will have plenty of crafts and quizzes to keep them entertained.

On Saturday at midday, there will be a dedication of a new native tree planted in the churchyard as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative.

This will be followed by afternoon tea from 2pm with musical entertainment including the first-ever performance of a hymn written by church members and sent to the Queen as part of the Jubilee celebrations.

The celebrations will round off on Sunday June 5 when the church will celebrate Pentecost.

Drinks and cake will be available every day.

St Peters Rector, Rev Canon Garth Nathaniel said the whole church was looking forward to welcoming people to the jubilee Open Church event.

The church will be open between 11am and 3pm on Thursday and Friday and until 4pm on Saturday.

Call 01527 516351 for more information.

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