Coronation festivities brought much joy to town

IN the post-Second World War years of austerity, as Britain was getting back on its feet, the Queen’s coronation brought much joy to Woking, as this week’s Peeps into the Past will... Read more »

Pupils learn about Queen’s reign in style

RED, white and blue was everywhere as pupils at St Dunstan’s Primary School enjoyed a day of jubilee-themed lessons and activities. “Our fantastic kitchen staff will be preparing a catered street party... Read more »

The great coronation festival of sport

WOKING was the stage for a huge sports event to celebrate the Queen’s coronation. Reported as the town’s “greatest ever games festival” Woking Coronation Sports took place on 6 June 1953 –... Read more »

Elysee tells the Queen about life in lockdown

WHEN 13-year-old Elysee Spacie became concerned that the Queen might be worried during lockdown, she decided to write to her. The Gordon’s School student told Her Majesty about the vegetables she is... Read more »