2012 Queens Diamond Jubilee Festival



   A celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a spectacular festival in Cheadle on Saturday June 2

The Civic Society donated £1000 and assisted greatly with the planning of what was a truly spectacular festival to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee on Saturday the 2nd of June.

The event was held on Ashfield Road and Jubilee Park and amongst the many attractions and activities on hand were a classic car show, buskers, food stalls, fun fair, judo demonstration, steel band, fitness assessment area, Morris dancing, barbershop choir, dog show and much more. The Civic Society also had a prominent stand at the event and many hundreds of local people turned up for what was regarded as a very successful community event.  



Photographs from Cheadle's Queen's Diamond Jubilee festival 2nd June, 2012

Hundreds of local people turned up for a very special day 


Several thousand programs were printed and proceeds from their sales went to local charities 


Judy from Cheadle Library was resplendent in her period costume 


Many other visitors dressed appropriately 


Dozens of local traders turned up selling all sorts of products 


Many of the trade stalls sold Jubilee related gifts 


One young girl waits her turn to enjoy one of the many "fairground attractions"  


The go-kart arena was also popular with local youngsters 


A number of local sports clubs had a presence and encouraged people to get involved



The "all-white" dress code was abandoned for the day as some instructors dressed for the occasion 


One of the class winners displays his prize at the end of the dogs show 


The donkey sanctuary proved popular with people of all ages 



One of the exotic owls on display gives a special pose for the camera 


A local weaver gives a demonstration


A number of classic cars were in attendance, including this 1980s police Range Rover 


A number of local fire fighters showed up with a real live fire engine  


There were plenty of food stalls on hand 


The cooked meat proved a big hit with many people


The home-made cakes were also very popular



Local cheerleaders give a performance outside the library 


A steel band carried on in the main field despite the rain 


Many groups performed on the main stage. The exercise class was one of the most exuberant 


A posse of young local dancers also carried on in the wet weather 


There was a prize for every winner at the coconut shy 


Cheadle Civic Society chairman and chairman of the organising committee Andrew Taylor spent the day ensuring everything worked to plan 


Dozens of helium filled balloons were specially purchased and then released from the main field 


Moments later and the balloons are passing over Cheadle village 


The day's events concluded with the "Cheadle's Got Talent" competition which was won by 14 year old soprano singer Scarlett Quiqley