Platinum Jubilee in Crouch End 'puts smiles on people's faces for a day'
- 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.”
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.
At a party in Inderwick Road on Sunday, the entertainment included tea, finger sandwiches and bingo.
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.