Staffordians took over the Town Centre with over 15,000 descending on the County Town for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Party on Friday 3rd June
The team from Stafford FM hosted the stage featuring, The Players, Musical Theatre Stafford, Staffordshire All Women’s Choir, Stafford Brigades Youth Marching Band and displays by Dance Nuvo, Dance Fusion and Pads Dogs Training .
Peter Taunton, Stafford’s Town Crier opened the event at noon. Peter recently celebrated 25 years as the town crier for Stafford.
Lorraine Conkey the organiser of the whole event said;
“It was a brilliant day to see the people of Staffordshire coming together to celebrate Her Majesties 70 years on the throne; what a fantastic atmosphere. I would like to thank everyone who helped pull the event together, Rev Alison Thomas of St Chad’s Church, Poet Laureate Mel Wardle Woodend and Lisa Johnston, the dignitaries for coming to support the event. All the bands were brilliant as well as the dance troops and dog display”
The next major event in the Market Square is Stafford Walking Street on the 16th June.