Rough Way Pre-school children with their card for the Queen in 1977
Rough Way Pre-school children with their card for the Queen in 1977

Horsham nostalgia: Street parties held for the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977

As we gear up to mark the Queen’s incredible 70 years on the throne over the Platinum Jubilee weekend, we are also looking back at how we marked the jubilee 45 years ago.

Wednesday, 1st June 2022, 5:32 pm

In 1977 the West Sussex County Times carried a 16-page souvenir pullout commemorating the 25th anniversary of her reign.

We will be reproducing this historic publication in full inside the County Times this week.

The newspaper – then a broadsheet, also carried a long list of all of the street parties planned throughout the district.

Can you spot your road on the list?

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