East Cowes Platinum Jubilee


East Cowes Platinum Jubilee (1)East Cowes Town Crafters have knitted, sewed, cross-stitched, crocheted, stitched, cut, drilled, painted and varnished creations to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The industrious crafters have been so hard at work over the past 3 months that their creations took 2 days to put up with the help of East Cowes Fire Station on Monday.

Their display includes 7 large boards for each decade of the Queen’s reign, showcasing historic events here on the Island and further afield.

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The chain arch has been decorated in the Platinum Jubilee colours with 32 heart wreaths, 32 flower wreaths, 4 shields with royal flags and Jubilee emblems and 3 queen’s guards.

Around East Cowes are to be found mini-guard silhouettes of the Queen’s head, crowns big and small, flowers and hearts, corgis and horses, and a celebration of the RAF. Between the shops, the ladies made cross stitch flags attached to the bunting.

The umbrella tree has been decorated with hearts, mini-guard and crown mobile hangings, wreaths and bunting. Meanwhile, the nearby Town Hall has a 17x12ft Union Flag on stage, originally made for the VE day celebrations.

East Cowes Town Hall Flag

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Mrs T
Mrs T
1 month ago

Fantastic. Well done everyone.

1 month ago

The missed out the chains of slavery in their designs.


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