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Yarnbombers Jubilee Celebrations...

28th May, 2022.

A Platinum Jubilee, celebrating 70 years since Queen Elizabeth became our monarch in February 1952, is a fantastic event, and very rare.

It cannot happen again for a very long time. I have been spotting union jacks, bunting and pictures appearing in shops, windows and gardens as the Jubilee Weekend approaches. Local street parties are also being planned.

There will be celebrations around the country, and around the Commonwealth, for the Queen became Head of the Commonwealth in succession to her father George VI......

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