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.
Flat or smoothing irons
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
Working man's shirt with long tails
Men's hats (everyone had one!)
12" Black and White Television
Gramophone and records (45s began in 1948)
A home telephone
Local telephone directory
Dinky Triang or Hornby toys
New games of the day