Coronation 1953

Credits: David Hoyle
SPECIAL CORONATION EVENTS

SATURDAY, 30th MAY
TEA AND CONCERT
For all Cowling Residents 65 years and over in the Methodist Schoolroom
Guests received from 4 p.m. Tea served at 4-30 p.m.
Concert will commence at 6-30 p.m. by the
CROWNING OF MISS CORONATION
The Ceremony of Crowning will be performed
by the 1937 Coronation Queen
DOORS OPEN TO ALL RESIDENTS FROM 6-15 p.m.
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SUNDAY, 31st MAY
A UNITED CORONATION SERVICE
will be held at the COWLING PARISH CHURCH
Conducted by the Rev. H. Clegg and the Rev. F. Blundred
The service will commence at 6-30 p.m. and a printed Order of Service will be provided
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CORONATION DAY, 2nd JUNE
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
9-30 a.m.
IN THE RECREATION GROUND

PRESENTATION OF SOUVENIRS
by Mr. and Mrs. William Smith
to all Children under School Age
followed at 10-0 a.m.
by the

PRESENTATION OF SOUVENIRS
by Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Cleaver
to all Children attending school up to and including
15 years of age
(If wet the Presentations will be held in the Village Institute)

2-0 p.m.
PROCESSION AND PAGEANT
will leave Middleton headed by the
COWLING BAND,
proceeding through the Village to the Cricket Field

Order of Procession :
(1) The Band
(2) Coronation Queen and Retinue
(3) Members of Cowling Parish Council
(4) Fancy Dress Parade
(5) Residents of Cowling
(6) Tableaux and Decorated Vehicles

3-0 p.m.
PRESENTATION OF FANCY DRESS PRIZES
By the Coronation Queen

3-30 p.m.
CHILDREN’S SPORTS
(For which prizes will be given)

5-0 p.m.
PICNIC TEA
FOR ALL CHILDREN
(Cups of tea provided for adults)

6-0 p.m.
ADULT SPORTS
(For which prizes will be given)
During the evening the Cowling Band will play Selections

9-0 p.m.
RELAY OF H.M. THE QUEEN’S SPEECH

10-0 p.m.
FIREWORKS DISPLAY
in the
CRICKET FIELD
and
LIGHTING OF THE BONFIRE
on the Summit of Earl’s Crag

*** 10-0 p.m. to 1-0 a.m. CORONATION DANCE in the VILLAGE INSTITUTE