Havant unites for Queen's birthday '“ and to help renovate ancient church

A TOWN will come together to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday '“ and help to renovate an ancient church.

Thursday, 2nd June 2016, 6:00 am

A street party takes place around St Faith’s Church, in West Street, Havant, on Saturday, June 11. Ann Buckley, one of the organisers, said: ‘The event starts at 11am with a peal of bells and finishes at 2pm. Everyone is welcome. Food and drink is provided and there is no charge but a donation to the Big Build would be welcomed.’

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June 11 during the Middle Ages was St Barnabas’s Day, and for centuries the Barnabas Fair was held in and around St Faith’s church.