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Published Wednesday, 20 April 2016

The Mayor of Wellingborough, Councillor Barry Graves, is pleased to announce plans to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen‟s 90th birthday in Wellingborough.

With the support of Nene Valley Community Action (NVCA), the Mayor will be holding a „Tea Party‟ at the Tithe Barn on Thursday 21 April from 1:30pm until 4pm, and all are welcome to attend.

Mayor of Wellingborough, Cllr. Barry Graves said: "This is an important event to mark the Queen‟s milestone birthday and I am proud to be part of the celebrations.

"This will be a wonderful opportunity for Wellingborough to be able to mark the occasion by bringing people together."

Other activities taking place on the day include performances from Northamptonshire Carers Choir, Ukulele Crew and Croyland School Choir. Judging of the local primary schools Portrait of the Queen‟ art competition will also take place.

CEO of Nene Valley Community Action, Rosemary Hadaway said: "Preparations are well underway for the Queen‟s 90th birthday activities in Wellingborough; we would like to hear from any residents that are also due to celebrate their 90th birthday on 21 April so that they can be involved in the borough celebration.

As well as the local primary school art competition, we are also inviting any knitting or baking enthusiasts to contribute a piece of work that depicts their view of the Queen."

If you know anybody celebrating their 90th birthday on 21 April, or for more information on the event, please contact Nene Valley Community Action on 01933 396382.