A letter from the Queen

Home » Latest News » A letter from the Queen
Letter from Buckingham Palace
Letter from Buckingham Palace
Envelope

At our hugely successful Music & Arts Festival last June, we introduced a Poetry Slam evening.

This with some trepidation as we  had no idea how it would shape up. In the event the Bridge Inn was packed to overflowing with a string of poets presenting their works before a very appreciative audience and an 'X-Factor ' style panel of judges. 

That night, one resident stepped forward, well in to her 70's — and presented a truly lovely number of her own creations. 

#Transcriber
As a result of that, I offered to help her in any way I could. The upshot of which is that I have become her own transcriber into typed work. All in all I have now helped with some 17 plus works.

But the most important one to her, was a letter I typed for her and addressed to Her Majesty The Queen and sent off to Buckingham Palace along with an offering of a Jubilee poem especially written for the occasion. 

#Reply
Months passed and now the reply is here. As per the images seen here.

Jessie, for it was she who is the poet, is absolutely delighted and all the correspondence is pride of place in her home. Especially the Envelope! 

A great story of the talents here in this wonderful village. Jessie, of course, will once more present her poems at our planned Poetry Slam next May at the 2013 Festival.

 

 

 

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Greek Night at Village Chippy
Tue 12 Nov 6:07am  |  hits: 847

7th December — Greek nightWe have a date for our next Greek Night, it's on Saturday, 7th December. If people would like to book or any questions about the event then feel free to pop in and speak to George, if booking then payment upfront is needed. Please see menu (picture) which has been done by the fabulous Joe of Audlem printers...he always does a great job.Part time job vacancy...

Billy Gibbons
Sat 16 Nov 6:07am  |  hits: 820

Hello. Audlem is yet again featured on national TV!Tuesday 19th November at 3.00pmChannel 4 HD (and probably at 4pm on Channel 4+1)Season 4, Episode 2 of Find It Fix It Flog ItSimon O'Brien and Max McMurdo head for Crewe to meet rock and roller Billy, who lives in a house that is frozen in time in the...

fireworks
Sat 16 Nov 6:08am  |  hits: 660

The New Years Eve event We aim to mark the passing of the year 2019 in traditional manner as we have so done since we welcomed in the new millennium in 2000. Apart for the one year when it did not happen!.This year we are again well on track to enjoy the camaraderie of being in the Square at Midnight on the 31st .I am close to receiving the needed funds and I urge all who wish to give their...