Diamond Day Memories

In 2012 Herefordshire held a 'Diamond Day' event in honour of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee. We were delighted to welcome the Queen herself to the event and thought that we would keep this page on public view in honour of the occasion - it is not every day that our Monarch drops by. All market towns were allocated a marquee in which to mount a display.  Our theme was 'Sustainable Kington' and the display was a splendid example of the creativity and diversity of the community, with past, present and future sections displaying related artefacts and art work.  

The Mayor at the time was Cllr Robert (Bob) Widdowson who guided Her Majesty round the Kington display and answered any questions about the town,

There was a commemorative Diamond Day booklet produced for all volunteers and guests. We don't have spare copies to give away but you can download your own large page version by clicking HERE

Images from the Queen's visit to the Kington Town section of Diamond Day