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Midsummer Garden Party - Sunday 21 June 2009

The party celebrated the 500th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Henry VIII. The Mary Rose Trust demonstrated coin striking and there was a game of Nine Menís Morris for the energetic.


Dr Ann Coats, coordinator the Friends of the Porter's Garden, The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Councillor Terry Hall opening the party, and her consort her husband John. Photo: Jeff Munro


"King Henry VIII" at the party


The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Councillor Terry Hall pictured with "Henry VIII"


The Con Brio singers perform


Serving strawberries and cream with scones


Conversing


The St Annís Handbell Team perform


Conversing


A winner draws the next ticket in the raffle


A prizewinner in the raffle


Visitors watch the raffle draw

Photos: John Scott except as stated

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