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Folding table, small colored flags, three governance, the child road run,paper straws,paper cups, the streets big party! Can be the most British characteristic street.

Has to go to work, the flags waving everywhere. From the house lane street lamps hanging pocket pennant, to the regent street across the suspension of the great MiZiQi, a piece of red, blue, white sea.

To celebrate the queen Elizabeth ii was 60 years of the drill jubilee daqing will go on stage. Four-day long weekend, millions of British people will take part in the street party.

Street crazy, with you to share!

Chinatown to participate in

Last Friday (25), the local government association (LGA) announced that total received 9500 closed road street party held the formal application.

Folk organization “vigor street” (Streets Alive) said, many residential areas will also hold informal street party. Add up, it is estimated that the British there will be millions of people took to the streets carnival.

Located in the heart of London Chinatown will be held on June 4th street party. This is London Chinatown merchants first cooperation held street party.

But, drill jubilee long weekend just catch a school holiday, and many families travel abroad. My home is in 7 months street decided to hold “the Olympic drill jubilee joint street party”.

“Vigor street” said, going to postpone the party “tens of thousands”.

How can some rain by English?
Peace tea

Street party in Britain has a long history, especially in England and wales, but in Scotland, Northern Ireland and not form a climate.

According to “vigor street” introduction, 1897 queen Victoria celebrate drill jubilee time, the British people will make a formal “street dinner party”. The modern significance of street party – neighborhood gathered spontaneously at home and follow one’s inclinationsly, game – began in 1919.

The year July, across Britain held in succession to “Peace Tea” (Peace Tea) as the theme of the street party to celebrate signed the treaty of Versailles, for four years, the first world war ii this painful drew to a full stop. “Peaceful tea” focuses on by war to the suffering children a chance to eat and drink, and pleasure. And now the party still more formal than, participants will sit down and eat well.

Later, catch up with the affairs of state, particularly with the royal relevant celebration, the British can be held the street party. In 1935, George v silver jubilee in 1937, George vi crown in 1945, world war ii allied European v day, 2000 millennium, 2011 prince William married…

Most notably, to calculate now queen 1977 silver jubilee celebration. It is estimated that, when there are ten million people took to the streets to celebrate! Charles and Diana wedding day street party same size.

distracting

Now, the street party in some areas has become the annual summer community routine activities. Have great things not to say, it’s no big deal will also took to the streets after the party addiction.

Observers said, this is the 21st century community disintegration phenomenon response. “Regionalism” wind in social, political two fields are the scraping the more quickly, people more profoundly realize, between neighborhood silos is not a good thing, the street party may contribute to the solution of problems.

In 2010, no daqing year, Bristol still held 150 the street party.

This year the number of street party almost equivalent to William wedding day last year a times. LGA noticed that people in the street party appetite seems to “greatly increase”. LGA culture, tourism, sports committee chairman o in (Flick Rea) said, economic situation recession, people hope to have a chance to transfer attention, “days sad, took to the streets and people talk, can give mentality enormous change.

O in also said that the British queen to have “special respect”; The Olympic torch relay and the Olympic Games in the upcoming, more let people move;

And “vigor street” keating, (Chris Gittins) special puts forward, the local government held street party simplified the procedure, add fuel to the fire.

Weather a turn for the better, “who don’t like open party?”

Flags cake nice and delicious
Party change “smell”

Open street party, does not necessarily have to seal street, parking lot, community park, public building door to outer space may make the site. The traditional small bunting indispensable, hang up, place on folding table, chair, conditional please a band, no conditions to plug in sound, ready to point game, eat and drink, and together.

Street party what to eat, would have “change flavor son”. Traditional English party food – three governance, sausage rolls, cake or something, of course, market, the way is simple, easy to save, and secondly finished or pick up. “Ambitious” person field barbecue also see a lot.

With the deepening of the cultural diversity, international flavor also gradually. Indian curry rice on the desktop, this year the Chinatown party both Taiwan snacks, also have sichuan characteristics.

What play? Guessing game, tug of war, to stick the donkey tail, three legs race, and take the chair, painting face, dye nails, spoon egg race, lucky draw…

Have spare cash, finally to put some fireworks and crackers, give a party ending.

British spirit

But, no matter more careful organization, a bit who also is not in charge: the weather.

it doesn’t matter At this time, will give full play to the British spirit! Pitched tents, ready to an umbrella. No matter what the weather is like, have determined to sitting outside to eat the cake! Some rain, do not frighten the British.

It can endure? Don’t forget, the TV live the river Thames thousand sails race over.

Take a can of beer, to a nearby house living room to look at television continue crazy!

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