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Brighton and Hove celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee with Union Jack flags Brighton News

The JUBILEE celebrations continued as the public showed their support by flying the Union Jack flag in their ranks.

While the festivities were subdued compared to previous days, Brighton and Hove town center and surrounding streets were bustling with locals and visitors alike.

In Freshfield Street, Brighton, locals turned out in their dozens for a dance-themed street party.

The Argus: Residents of Freshfield Street in Brighton turned out in their dozens for a dance-themed street party Residents of Freshfield Street in Brighton turned out in their dozens for a dance-themed street party

Children and adults helped prepare the residential street for the festivities, which included food and drink, costumes and dancing.

Participants formed a large impromptu conga line on the road, while a number of dogs were dressed in the famous red, white and blue of the Union Jack.

Brighton and Hove City Council approved 81 road closures for street parties throughout the weekend. The parties lasted over time, with some lasting up to 12 hours.

The Argus: A Jubilee Street Party in Freshfield Street, Brighton A Jubilee street party in Freshfield Street, Brighton

In Bates Road, Brighton, parents took advantage of the road closure to teach their children how to ride a bike.

One resident said that despite the unpredictable weather, being able to spend quality time with her family was an added bonus to an already enjoyable long weekend.

During the family picnic in the gardens of the Royal Pavilion, many Union Jack flags were displayed.

The event, titled Our Royal Picnic, was a collaborative event between the council and the Brighton Fringe Festival.

The Argus: Glen, a Union Jack flag seller at Our Royal Picnic in the gardens of the Royal Pavilion Glen, a Union Jack flag seller at Our Royal Picnic in the gardens of the Royal Pavilion

Glen, a Union Jack flag seller at the picnic, said Saturday was his busiest trading day of the long weekend.

“I have attended various royal weddings. I’m not a diehard royalist, but I love them anyway,’ he said.

“I’ve never met a member of the royal family, but I would like to. It would be a good experience.

“I’ve been here about three days, but today [Saturday] is the only day I made a lot of money. People are getting into it today. »

The Argus: Tricia Clements (left), Mo East and Joey Clark enjoying royal festivities on Hove seafront Tricia Clements (left), Mo East and Joey Clark enjoying royal festivities on Hove seafront

Meanwhile, Tricia Clements, Mo East and Joey Clark enjoyed their own royal festivities on the Hove seafront.

The trio planted a cardboard cutout of the Queen in front of their beach hut to the delight of passers-by.

The Duke of York’s Picturehouse at Preston Circus, Brighton also proudly displayed the Union Jack flag alongside the famous legs outside the building.

Meanwhile, Alfie Ordinary took the stage at Brighton Spiegeltent on Friday night dressed as a queen in the hit show Night of 1000 Queens.

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Source: www.theargus.co.uk
This notice was published: 2022-06-04 15:47:33

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