Local Toastmaster Royale, Terence McNicholls led 70 people in a wonderful
celebration of the Queens 90th Birthday at the Thursday coffee morning on
As well as conducting the toast to her Majesty, members of the
audience were invited to share their memories of meeting with Royalty and
especially the Queen. Helen talked about the conversation she shared with
the Queen when she received her MBE last October and others recollected
meeting Princess Diana , receiving their nursing certificates from the
Duchess of Kent and how Prince Andrew still comes up to the Plaza Theatre in
There was bingo, a raffle and entertainment from Dave Taylor,
whilst Wiltshire Farm foods provided a free lunch and dessert for everyone.
Dennis Haughton dressed as a king for the day, and others came in red, white
and blue! Such a great day and we all felt part of the national few days
celebration in support of our Queen.