TEN YEARS AGO: How the Boston area marked the royal wedding

Ten years ago this week the Standard was rounding up how the Boston area marked the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Marking the royal wedding 10 years ago.
Marking the royal wedding 10 years ago.

Here is a gallery of photographs from the celebrations held in schools and communities.

St Thomas' CofE Primary School, Boston, helped mark the occasion by holding a street party-inspired celebration between its classrooms. Children also had the chance to make royal wedding memorabilia.

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Wyberton Primary School also held a street party-style celebration. Children made bunting, flags and crowns and took part in a special quiz.
Wyberton Primary School pupils who won the royal wedding-themed quiz. From left, Courtney Paddison, 10, Chloe Baldry, 11, Arizona Jessop, 11 and Lauryn Summerland, 11.
Boston Nursery School staged a mock wedding as part of its celebrations.
Frithville Primary School youngsters celebrated the royal wedding with a kings and queens-themed day. The pupils and staff dressed up as historical royal figures and made ‘congratulations’ cards for Prince William and Kate Middleton to be sent to Buckingham Palace.Frithville Primary School youngsters celebrated the royal wedding with a kings and queens-themed day. The pupils and staff dressed up as historical royal figures and made ‘congratulations’ cards for Prince William and Kate Middleton to be sent to Buckingham Palace.
Residents of Kirton took part in a street party at The Fairways.
Another scene from The Fairways street party.
Kirton teenagers getting into the spirit of the day at The Fairways street party. Pictured, from left, Alicia Skinner, 12, Kitty Stephenson, 15, Abi Skinner, 15, and Kirby Hurst, 15.
The Five Bells, in Butterwick, held a charity family day, featuring a best dressed prince and princess competition. Pictured ( back, from left) Suzanne Harley and the Rev Andrew Higginson with (front) Chloe Harley, nine, Lucy Epton, Jack Harley, six, Bethany Grooby, seven, Molly Epton, six, and Mary Lovelace, six.
Also at The Five Bells, Butterwick, (back, from left) Keith Evans, Mike Knowles, Bernice Evans, Katie Dickinson, Jim Dickinson, Joe Evans, Jean Fairburn - landlady - and (front) Stuart Harley.
Residents and staff at Tanglewood Hunter’s Creek care home, London Road, Boston, enjoyed watching the royal wedding on new huge flatscreen TVs. There was also fancy dress and entertainment from the Tonya School of Dance and a singer. Pictured are staff, from left, Danielle Cartwright, Emma Cutts, Vicki Kemp and entertainment officer Cat Bland, with residents, from left, Vera Moulds, Maisie Race, Queenie Jackson and Trevor Walter.