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Coronation of George V and Queen Mary

Official programme and papers of the Coronation Festivities Committee, including posters, tickets, souvenir cards, catalogues of fireworks, bunting, etc. and plan of proposed layout of Tower Field. With Official Programme for the 1902 Coronation f...

Peace celebrations

The plans for the official peace celebrations following the end of the First World War. These include the guest list for the Mayor's dinner for demobilised sailors, soldiers and airmen; tickets for the dinner; circulars relating to the celebr...

Mayoral Banquets and Luncheons

Table plans, including some drafts, and correspondence relating to Mayoral banquets and luncheons. These were held in the Guildhall.In 1910 it was suggested by the Deputy Mayor Richard Green to copy other towns in honouring the outgoing Mayor. The...

Vancouver Jubilee Presentation

From 1st July to 7th September 1936 the city of Vancouver, in British Columbia Canada, celebrated its Golden Jubilee. As Cpt. Geroge Vancouver, who discovered British Columbia in 1757 was born in King's Lynn celebrations were also held. In Ju...

Banquet and presentation to Holcombe Ingleby

A banquet was held in honour of Holcombe Ingelby as he was outgoing as Mayor. A presentation was made of a coloured photograph of him that had recently been exhibited.Contains a circular letter explaining the endeavour, a list of those who were in...

Coronation of Edward VII

Contains the Corontation Festivities Committee Minute book, chaired by the Mayor. Those gathered agreed that there should be a public celebration of the upcoming coronation of Edward VII but the cost should be defrayed by public subscription. A su...

Opening of new public library

Includes correspondence, list of those invited to, and their responses, the opening ceremony, draft programmes, the seating plan for the Mayor's Luncheon, list of those who attended the laying of the foundation stone in 1904, the guest list a...