Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip, 1953.

Take tea with the Queen and see her Coronation in Bloxwich!

Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip, 1953.

With national Diamond Jubilee celebrations imminent, Bloxwich Library Forum is doing its loyal duty by joining forces with Bloxwich Library and Walsall Council to mark the historic event in style.

On Saturday 9th June, local library users are being invited to ‘take tea with the Queen’ when the Forum will be showing a spectacular film of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on the big screen in Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre, part of the Bookmark Bloxwich library complex in Elmore Row, Bloxwich.

And the right Royal event kicks off at 1pm, when Bloxwich Library staff will be providing tea and cake in the café there as a prelude to the film itself, which starts at 2pm.

Stuart Williams of Bloxwich Library Forum, the voluntary group which manages the theatre in partnership with Bloxwich Library, said:

“Walsall Council has invited us to contribute to local celebrations of the Diamond Jubilee, and we are proud to present, FREE of charge to the public, a spectacular, specially restored eighty-minute Technicolor film of Her Majesty’s Coronation, not shown in the Borough’s cinemas since 1953, in partnership with the Council.

“What’s more, the wonderful staff of Bloxwich Library have kindly arranged to serve FREE tea and cake for all library members in the Bookmark Bloxwich Café before the film, allowing one and all to have tea with the Queen!  What a great way to celebrate the 60th year of Her Majesty’s reign!”

Tickets to the event are now available FREE OF CHARGE at Bloxwich Library in Elmore Row – just show staff your Library Card to receive a Diamond Invite!  If you are not a member, what better time to join the Library?

The show concludes at 3.30pm and Bloxwich Library closes at 4pm.

For more information, telephone Bloxwich Library on 01922 655900.

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