Gravesham Borough Council is organising a special flag-raising ceremony and service to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation on Sunday 2 June at 12.30pm on Gravesend’s Community Square. The Mayor of Gravesham Cllr Derek Sales will lead the celebration and the service will be conducted by his chaplain Rev Canon Chris Stone, Rector of Gravesend. The six flags on the square will be raised to mark the occasion.
Explore a Modern British Ghost Town Built to Train Police
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