Platinum Jubilee High Tea Party
One Voice Blackburn celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a High Tea Party in collaboration with Blackburn Youth Zone and Bangor Street Community Centre.
The event saw 100 invited guests from across Blackburn with Darwen who were treated to an array of sandwiches, cake and tea. One Voice Blackburn held their third High Tea Community Cohesion Event combining it with the jubilee celebrations.
Guests included the Mayor and Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen
Council and Council Leader Phil Riley at the invitation only gathering.
The event was arranged by the One Voice Women’s Network and the West End Girls (WEGs) in a bid to promote integration and build solidarity and community cohesion.
Young people were on hand to serve the exquisite selection of treats that were on offer. Samara Ahmed who is a member of The Women’s Network group created a crown which was hand knitted.
Phil Boulding who attended the high tea event said,
“This was another excellent social cohesion gathering. The Platinum Jubilee High Tea event was wonderfully attended and superbly organised with great hospitality and warm people.”
One Voice Chairman Abrar Hussain said, “The event showed how much the community appreciates the service of Her Majesty the Queen. It was wonderful to see so many members of the community come together for these celebrations in Blackburn with Darwen. Above all else it shows what a united community we have in our town.”