Diamond Jubilee Celebration at Cropton – June 4th 2012

Cropton village celebrated Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee on June 4th 2012. To mark the occasion a Mountain Ash tree was planted at the top of the village by Joyce Wright. (Thank you to Brian Wright for the photographs).

Dick Feaster introduced the proceedings and gave a talk about the previous planting of commeorative trees in the village. Ken Hall kindly dug the hole for the tree and Canon Pearce gave a short blessing to the assembled crowd.

Tree planting at Cropton for Diamond Jubilee 2012

Joyce Wright planted the Mountain Ash tree.

Planting the tree to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee at Cropton

Blackie the Dog attended and attracted a lot of attention. 

Blackie the Dog at Jubilee Celebrations at Cropton

After the ceremony everyone seemed to be having a good chat.

Chatting after the tree planting at the Diamond Jubilee, Cropton

The weather was very kind and there was an excellent turn out for the tree planting.

Cropton Villagers celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

 Here we have a few onlookers – waiting for the planting ceremony to begin.

Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee at Cropton

 Afterwards a lovely tea was served in the village hall by the ladies of Cropton. Please view photos of the tea party.