Picnic to celebrate Jubilee in Anston

ENJOY a ‘Picnic on the Rec’ in Anston to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee on Tuesday 5th June.

Anston Parish Council have organised a fun-filled event for all the community to enjoy in the grounds of Anston Parish Hall from 12pm-3pm.

Residents are being invited to bring along a picnic and enjoy all the activities on offer.

Anston Cricket Club are holding a charity cricket match, while local charities, groups and organisations will have a variety of stalls.

There will be face painting, balloons, races, competitions and live music amongst the many other attractions.

John Mallinder will also be leading a guided walk through Anston Stones, starting at 1pm.

Residents are also being encouraged to get into the spirit of the day by dressing up in a royal theme.

Vice chairman of Anston Parish Council, Judy Dalton said: “The team of volunteers and councillors who have put this ‘Picnic on the Rec’ together have done a remarkable job to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.”

“What better setting than the green recreation ground with views of the charity cricket match, a jazz band and the opportunity for the community to come together for an enjoyable event for all ages.”