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Thousands flock to Alcester for town centre party

Band added patriotism to street party Credit: ITV Central

One of the UK's biggest street parties, which took place in Alcester, has been a booming success.

Alcester town centre became a royal place of celebrations today, as thousands of local residents congregated to mark the Queen's jubilee.

Town officials arrive in full attire Credit: ITV Central

Steve Payne, the High Bailiff and official representative of the Queen, said: " As Alcester always does, we're all here to have a good time.

"This is a celebration that brings the town together and everyone's joining in to mark a special day for the nation."

Even the dogs dressed to impress Credit: ITV Central
Morris Dancing entertained the residents of Alcester Credit: ITV Central
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Alcester braves the rain to celebrate

People have flocked to Alcester today to take part in the town's jubilee lunch. Bunting, picnic tables and gazebos have taken over the town as the residents come out to brave the weather and celebrate the diamond jubilee.

Steve Payne, the Queen's official representative in Alcester, says the weather won't hinder the celebration.

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