Rain soaked the pavements, wind whipped umbrellas and the crowds stayed away from city centre Diamond Jubilee events today.
But St Phillips Cathedral, which hoped to host a big lunch picnic in its grounds, took the 1950s view of ‘let’s do the best we can’. They had a service of thanksgiving, then shifted the tables around and sat down to their picnic inside the giant walls of the building.
Lord Mayor Councillor John Lines enjoyed the occasion – one of his first official events. BBC Radio WM covered the proceedings live on air.
More events are planned for tomorrow… and the weather may be slightly better.
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