Platinum Jubilee in Crouch End 'puts smiles on people's faces for a day'

Lots of celebrations of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Maynard Arms in Crouch End

Celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Maynard Arms in Crouch End - Credit: David Winskill

Crouch End residents embraced the Jubilee spirit with events across the long weekend.

The Maynard Arms hosted a huge street party on Thursday.

Organiser Eleanor Warren said: “We wanted to give back to the people who have come to the pub and have been a part of it for so long. We wanted a chance to celebrate with them.”

Lots of celebrations of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Maynard Arms in Crouch End

Lots of celebrations of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Maynard Arms in Crouch End - Credit: David Winskill

Stilt walkers, musicians and caricaturists entertained more than 500 party-goers.

“It was nice to get everyone together to celebrate. To put a smile on so many people’s faces for a day – it was great,” said Eleanor.

Platinum Jubilee festivities in Inderwick Road, Crouch End

Platinum Jubilee festivities in Inderwick Road, Crouch End - Credit: David Winskill

At a party in Inderwick Road on Sunday, the entertainment included tea, finger sandwiches and bingo.

Jubilee celebrations in Crouch End's Cecile Park

Jubilee celebrations in Crouch End's Cecile Park - Credit: David Winskill

In Cecil Park, a bake-off was held, with judging by Hornsey and Wood Green MP Catherine West. Raffle prizes included a two-night getaway at a seaside cottage in Kent, with £1,000 in proceeds donated to the DEC Ukraine Appeal and more than £100 pledged to Hornsey Food Bank.

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Middle Lane Methodist Church welcomed its congregation and the wider community for a joyous gathering.

Jubilee Celebrations at Middle Lane Methodist Church in Crouch End

Jubilee Celebrations at Middle Lane Methodist Church in Crouch End - Credit: David Winskill

The facade of Harringay Arms is decorated for the Jubilee

The Harringay Arms, decorated for the Jubilee - Credit: David Winskill

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Jubilee celebrations in Crouch End's Cecile Park - Credit: David Winskill

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Catherine West MP with the Hornsey Food Bank team at the Jubilee celebrations in Crouch End's Cecile Park - Credit: David Winskill

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Catherine West MP joins the Jubilee celebrations in Crouch End's Cecile Park - Credit: David Winskill

Platinum Jubilee festivities in Inderwick Road, Crouch End

Platinum Jubilee festivities in Inderwick Road, Crouch End - Credit: David Winskill

Lots of celebrations of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Maynard Arms in Crouch End

Some special guests for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Maynard Arms in Crouch End - Credit: David Winskill

Lots of celebrations of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Maynard Arms in Crouch End

Lots of celebrations of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at the Maynard Arms in Crouch End - Credit: David Winskill