Gathering in Arundel for Queen’s 90th

Arundel town clerk Amanda Finnamore, councillor Anne Harriet and schoolchildren from St Philip's Catholic Primary School joined in the celebration

Arundel town clerk Amanda Finnamore, councillor Anne Harriet and schoolchildren from St Philip's Catholic Primary School joined in the celebration

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Young and old gathered in Arundel town centre at midday to official mark the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Arundel mayor James Stewart was joined by fellow councillors, residents and visitors, as well as schoolchildren from St Philip’s Catholic Primary School, to hear Arundel town crier Angela Standing announce the Queen’s birthday.

Arundel town clerk Amanda Finnamore, councillor Anne Harriet and schoolchildren from St Philip's Catholic Primary School joined in the celebration

Arundel town clerk Amanda Finnamore, councillor Anne Harriet and schoolchildren from St Philip's Catholic Primary School joined in the celebration

This was followed by a spontaneous, acapella God Save the Queen, with the first two verses sung by all who surrounded the war memorial and town flagpole, flying the Union Jack.

People watching then applauded as the small civic party disbanded.

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