Welwyn Garden City Celebrates
Events in Welwyn Garden City celebrating the Coronation in 1953
By Robert Gill
In June 1953, Welwyn Garden City celebrated the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II with a number of events and street parties.
In a pamphlet published at the time, there are details of concerts, communal TV viewing of the Coronation in Handside School and Murphy Radio Canteen plus among others, a cycling road race organised by the Welwyn Wheelers.