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Malpas Coronation Roadshow 2022

7th April 2022 @ 7:07am – by Webteam
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Coronation Roadshow June 2nd to June 5th 2022

- We need your help

Plans are being drawn up to join in with the National celebration of Her majesty, the Queen's Platinum Jubilee year.

The four days of events scheduled for 2nd to 5th June will include a Coronation Roadshow in Malpas Community Church (Formerly High Street Church)

The theme of the Roadshow will be "What was like to live and work in Malpas during the period 6th February 1952 to 2nd June 1953."(The period between Her Majesty's accession to the Throne and the actual coronation.)

We are looking for the loan of everyday items and artefacts that would have been in use up to 2nd June 1953.

For example

In the Home

Domestic Items:
Flat or smoothing irons
Metal/Tin bath
Washing tub with mangle
Dolly Tub and Dolly peg
Any items from kitchen or the garage (Now powered but then hand-driven )
e.g. mixer for baking; scales with old weights; lawn mower, etc.
Product & food tins and packaging of the day
Large pram

Working man's shirt with long tails
Lady's dresses
Men's hats (everyone had one!)

Box camera
12" Black and White Television
Valve radio
Gramophone and records (45s began in 1948)

A home telephone
Local telephone directory

Dinky Triang or Hornby toys
New games of the day

If you can help, please telephone 01948 860333 or


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