The royal wedding on 29 April will be celebrated with a traditional family street party at Freshbrook Community Centre – and all local people are invited to take part.
Centre chair Steph Bird said, “we’ll have a big screen so everyone can enjoy the live broadcast of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding and there will be a kings and queens fancy dress, with family fun and games including a bouncy castle.”
During the special day families can just turn up, bringing a plate of food to share at lunch. In the evening there is a ticketed family event, with hog roast and disco, as well as entertainment from some of the groups that meet at the centre.
Neal Aplin, a committee member who is organising the event, wants everyone to join in. “Why waste an extra bank holiday – let’s get the community together and celebrate a national event?”
Details of the day will be confirmed after wedding timings are announced.
See the swindonlink photo gallery on the home page for archive pictures of the Queens Golden Jubilee in 2002