Jubilee celebrations for Queen and football

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THERE will be double jubilee celebrations at a Hill Head park on June 2.

Jubilee 77 Youth Football Club will be celebrating 35 years of football at Seafield Park recreation ground, and there will also be a whole host of activities taking place to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

The event takes place on Saturday, June 2, from 10am to 4pm.

And at 1pm a special dedication and plaque unveiling will be made by the Mayor of Fareham, Cllr Dennis Steadman, to celebrate the Seafield Park recreation grounds’ new status as a permanently protected Queen Elizabeth II Playing Field.

Councillor Connie Hockley, in charge of leisure and community matters for Fareham, said, ‘This special event will provide the ideal setting for friends and family to celebrate in the great outdoors with lots of fun activities that the whole family can enjoy.’

In addition to a special Jubilee 77 Youth football tournament, there will be a range of exciting activities, including bouncy castles, face painting, the Fareham play ranger zone with jubilee souvenir craft activities, sports equipment and soft play, egg and spoon races, beat the goalie, and much more.