Friday, 24 September 2021

We’re in the market for celebration

HENLEY Town Council hosted a celebration event in Market Place for the Queen’s 90th birthday.

HENLEY Town Council hosted a celebration event in Market Place for the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Councillors served tea, coffee, cakes and glasses of Leander Club’s pink English sparkling wine to passers-by. They also gave bubble mix and crowns to children.

Some of the planters in Falaise Square were decorated with Union flags.

Members of the council staff were handing out gifts from a marquee decorated with bunting.

There were performances by members of the Reading Between the Lines Theatre Company, who performing Twelfth Night in Mill Meadows each night until next Saturday. 

Mayor Julian Brookes said: “It’s important to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday because of who she is and what she has achieved.

“I think Henley is a royalist town and we had the perfect market place to celebrate it in.”





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