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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012

Communities across SE1 staged street parties on Monday to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Bermondsey Street
The party on Bermondsey Street was convened by Bermondsey Street Area Partnership
Four Femmes on the Thames
Four Femmes on the Thames perform outside White Cube gallery
Andrew Logan
Local celebrity Andrew Logan was hard to miss with his distinctive jubilee headgear
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
On the Kipling Estate the party spilled out into 'The Haye', the garden named after boxer David Haye
Simon Hughes MP
Simon Hughes MP visiting his fifth street party of the day
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Deputy Mayor of Southwark Cllr Abdul Mohamed at the Kipling Estate event
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Punch & Judy in Roupell Street
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Residents of all ages gather to watch the Punch & Judy show in Roupell Street
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
A teacup ride was one of the attractions at Avondale Square's jubilee party
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
As Avondale Square is owned by the City of London Corporation, Chief Commoner Kenneth Ayres and his wife Anne joined the party
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Rochester Estate residents enjoyed lunch in Rotherham Walk
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Rochester Estate residents with the jubilee cake, depicting a corgi, provided by Konditor & Cook
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Charmaine Graves of Maiden Lane made this cake for the Park Street party
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Irish dancers at Park Street
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Park Street jubilee party
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Park Street jubilee party
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Monday 4 June 2012
Local families turned out in force to enjoy the Jubilee Jamboree at Waterloo Millennium Green

One of the largest parties was held on Bermondsey Street where the street was closed to traffic throughout the afternoon and live music was performed in the forecourt of the White Cube Bermondsey gallery.

On the nearby Kipling Estate a large party was thrown by the Leathermarket JMB. Visitors included Simon Hughes MP and Southwark's deputy mayor Cllr Abdul Mohamed.

At Avondale Square the jubilee festivities were combined with celebrations to mark the estate's 50th anniversary.

In Roupell Street entertainment at the Lambeth Estate Residents' Association event included a Punch and Judy show.

On the Rochester Estate residents enjoyed a jubilee cake provided by Konditor & Cook .

Residents of the sheltered housing at Lucy Brown House joined the Park Street party in Maiden Lane Square.

At Waterloo Millennium Green Oasis Church Waterloo hosted the Jubilee Jamboree with music and children's activities. The event concluded with the lighting of an official jubilee beacon.

The United St Saviour's Charity alone has funded 38 Jubilee parties and Olympic events in the borough at a total cost of over 30,000.

"We received 5 of applications for every 1 that we had available for jubilee parties and we are only sorry we could not fund every application we received," said Camilla McGibbon, chair of the grants committee.


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