Dancing in the street, Spam in the kitchen...

By mrswoolybill
I had been going to spare you more Jubilee uploads, but I do like this batch. Nearly a week ago already...

V1 is ear-marked for the town's 2013 calendar;
V2 Spam in the kitchen;
V3 The Ovingham Players;
V4 - The Dragon Tale Theatre Group; Wendy (the Queen of Hearts) will be carrying the Olympic Torch through the town next weekend;
V5 to V8 Pretty well self-explanatory, I think..
V9 What's the collective noun? A vocation of priests?
V10 Songs of Praise in the open air;
V11 Going home; this one is now in the Beeb's Jubilee Gallery at number 9, see here .
V12 The last of my Majesty series real life presents such interesting juxtapositions.

Incidentally I asked for parents' permission to photograph the children, mentioning that pictures might be published (quite a few of these have gone to the sponsors' PR people); nobody objected. The world isn't quite as mad as some folk make out.
Thanks for looking,

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism People Humour and fun Community photography

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gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
9 Jun 2012 7:25AM
You really caught the spirit of their fun.

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nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
9 Jun 2012 7:34AM
Lovely title, a great set of shots! As Walter says, they "caught the spirit of their fun" and of the occasion. I especially like the ones related with children.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
tony64 14 204 9 England
9 Jun 2012 8:05AM
HI Moira, V1 is excellent and would grace any calendar, great set.
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
9 Jun 2012 8:08AM
What a fantastic series of documentary photographs.
You have captured the spirit, joy and excitement of the day.

SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 8:20AM
12 super shots and v9 is my favourite.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 8:33AM
A really superb set here Moira.

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
9 Jun 2012 8:40AM
Much better than on tv. The real life of the celebration!
I had wondered how it was for the majority.
Glad you found the rus among the roses, I wondered if you or mickmwould spot it Smile
JohnHawthorne 12 1.7k 5 Scotland
9 Jun 2012 9:04AM
Brilliant! I love #5 - the happy, playful kids on the swing.
RLF Plus
8 18 4 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 9:08AM
Fantastic set of pics here MoiraGrin
Such joyous shots.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 9:09AM
Wonderful selection here Moira- well done with number 11 SmileSmileSmile
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
9 Jun 2012 9:15AM
It must have been a wonderful day for the clergy to be laughing Tongue. An excellent cross-section of fun, Moira. And spam fritters was my favourite school dinner Grin.

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
9 Jun 2012 9:41AM
Nos 7 and 2 for me in this lovely selection.
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
9 Jun 2012 10:06AM
fabulous set Smile
A day in the life of... done beautifully Moira as always. I'm sure everybody had a great day. Nice to see the world hasn't gone mad totally.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
9 Jun 2012 10:44AM

Quote:Much better than on tv. The real life of the celebration!

Annette's put it perfectly.

This is a super set, Moira.

My favourite is V2. Not just 'cos of the spam but mainly 'cos of that gorgeous turquoise dragonfly brooch Smile

9 Jun 2012 11:14AM
A smashing happy set Moira, always good to see people having fun, and better still, recording the event in Photographs.

John Smile
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 11:23AM
Good photo journalism, excellent photography, did like the white line to follow going home . . . Last time I had to do that I was suspected of drinking.
a good set looks if a good day was had
Herge88 11 40 4 England
9 Jun 2012 12:47PM
Great set Moira, version one stands out for me, the lady on the left looks like she works out looking at that bicepWink

Best Matt
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 2:25PM
Thanks to everyone who has called inhere today! I'm back from photographing the annual Plant Sale at the Community Allotment, it's all go here!
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
9 Jun 2012 3:56PM
A great set of these clelbrations, Moira, everyone certainly looks to be enjoying themselves Smile I think V4 just has to be my fave Smile
Trev Smile
senn Plus
7 5 1 Belgium
9 Jun 2012 4:10PM
lovely moments, .. well caprured
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 4:20PM
excellent set and most noble of you to ask permission for taking the childrens photo's and of course we all should - I steer clear of those I have no relationship with
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 5:20PM
What a wonderful set, with some priceless expressions. That is a very fierce Queen of Hearts in V4, my favourite I thinkGrin

Brilliant set Moira, V1 my fav GrinGrin
A great montage of a day captured.. Ilike the madness of V 4 ..Wink
cuffit Plus
11 321 5 England
10 Jun 2012 8:27PM
An excellent set, broad ranging but capturing those moments, Number 5 if I had to pick one, but I also like No 11 - the parent and boy walking away from the camera (and hopefully a memorable day). Chris
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
10 Jun 2012 11:28PM
A very colourful and extremely varied set of images documenting the occasion, all are so quintessentially British and a number typify the British sense of humour
LexEquine 12 19 United States
11 Jun 2012 6:53PM
'Superlative {5 STARs *****} & very ARtistic Set of a 'Dozen Queen Jubilee Color Reportage Images,' Moira~

This Certainly is a wonderful reportage Repertoire,..."very Worthy of my Award"~~ Wink

Have a Great Week,...'o'er the Pond~~ Smile

Ciao~ Peter
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
15 Jun 2012 8:53AM
Excellent set Moira . Glad No1 made your calendar, it certainly has got BOUNCE xx

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