To help Alton celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee, a number of Alton's musical groups prepared a programme of entertainment for the High Street crowds. Many were dressed up, some ready for the hat competition.
Alton Morris were in flight
assisted by their band
Alton Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society sang
Knickerbocker Glory kicked out
The King's Pond Shanty Men sang
to the assembled crowds
as did Alton Community Choir
Minden Rose retired to the Swan for tea
Our first dance was Uptails - the crowds hadn't yet grown.
but they were soon gathered behind the band
White lines on the road help keeping the lines straight!
Our set ended with the Rose
The entertainment concluded with a chance for everyone to dance.