Special Queen Elizabeth II display officially opens in Sale

A special display featuring photographs and archive material relating to Her Majesty the Queen’s connections to Trafford has opened in Sale
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Following the Queen’s funeral service on Monday, a special display featuring photographs and archive material relating to Her Majesty’s connections to Trafford has officially opened.

The display is on at Trafford Local Studies Centre in the Sale Waterside building and features incredible archive records concerning Queen Elizabeth II.

Fabulous photographs of the Queen at her Silver Jubilee Royal Garden Party Longford Park in June 1977 are included in the collection as well as a souvenir programme from her Coronation in 1953.

Other important artefacts on show include:

  • Lostock Children’s Coronation Celebrations Programme, 1953.
  • A meeting invitation from Lostock Girls' Secondary School, 1953.
  • Altrincham Civil Defence Corps Coronation Dance Admission Tickets, 6 June 1953.
  • A picture of the Mayor of Sale leading the proclamation of the Accession of H.M Queen Elizabeth II, 8 February 1952.

Entry to the Trafford Local Studies display, which was opened following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, is free of charge to the public and contained in two glass cabinets in the centre in Sale Waterside, Sale M33 7ZF.

Cllr Joanne Harding, Trafford Council’s Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Strategic Partnerships, said: “We are all deeply saddened by the death of the Queen who served our country selflessly, steadfastly and resolutely for more than 70 years. We will all miss her so much and our hearts go out to the Royal family at this very difficult time.

“This display is a lovely tribute and features pictures and archive material of huge interest to the people of Trafford – thank you and well done to the Trafford Local Studies team for pulling it together.”

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