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Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Coverack, 1977

PlaceCoverack Cornwall United Kingdom
KeywordsCoverack St Keverne Events Village Show
PhotographerJory, Denis
Copyright© Estate of Denis Jory

Children in fancy dress costume celebrating Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee in Coverack. The occasion was celebrated with large-scale parties and parades across the country throughout 1977. The celebrations culminated in June with official "Jubilee Days" which were held to coincide with the Queen's Official Birthday. Some of the children are identified as Angela Peters, Susan Moor, Madeline Moor, Nicola Bowden, Janet Curnoe. In addition: Sue Englefield as Ann Boleyn; Andrew Ladbrooke as King Harold; Stu Croft as King William of Orange; Andrew Carey as Prince Philip; Glenn Carey as King John. This press photograph was taken by Denis Jory and published in the Helston Packet in 1977.