Vil­lage’s plea to help mark ju­bilee

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - UK&WORLD UPDATE -

A ROYAL in­vi­ta­tion has gone out to peo­ple in Peter­bor­ough to cel­e­brate the Queen’s Di­a­mond Ju­bilee.

Vil­lagers in Eye have or­gan­ised a se­ries of cel­e­bra­tions, be­gin­ning at St Matthew’s Church in Eye, on June 3.

Cream teas will be served in the grounds of the church be­tween 2.30pm and 5pm and there will be an in­for­mal, open air ser­vice at 3pm.

Vis­i­tors will also have the chance to take part in The Big Ju­bilee Thank You and ex­press their ap­pre­ci­a­tion of The Queen’s 60 years of loyal ser­vice.

This na­tional project in­vites peo­ple to add their good wishes to a let­ter from their dioce­san bishop, to Her Majesty The Queen.

The greet­ings from the Peter­bor­ough Dio­cese will be added to those gath­ered at churches up and down the coun­try, and pre­sented to The Queen dur­ing in her Ju­bilee year.

A spokesman for the or­gan­is­ers said: “The St Matthew’s Church mu­sic group will play at the ser­vice in Eye, which will be suit­able for all ages, from the very young up­wards.”

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact the Rev Colin Hurst on 01733 222334 or visit w w w. c h u r c h o f e n g l a n d . org/ clergy- of­fice- hold­ers/ themed-ser­vices-and-events/ the-queen’s-di­a­mond-ju­bilee2012/ the- big- ju­bilee- thankyou.aspx

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