Tettenhall's Upper Green will be awash with red, white and blue when it hosts a special street party and beacon-lighting to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.

The City of Wolverhampton Council is organising the event to celebrate the milestone on Thursday 21 April, 2016, which will include the official lighting of a beacon at 7.30pm.

Beacons will be lit up and down the country as part of an unbroken tradition celebrating Royal jubilees, weddings, coronations and significant birthdays.

The street party in Tettenhall takes place from 5pm-9pm and visitors will be able to enjoy a fun fair, food stalls and entertainment courtesy of Dicky Dodd and the Signal 107 roadshow.

The popular Line Dancing Queens and Chris Carmell's New Vintage Jazz Band will also be appearing and youngsters have the chance to meet Marshall from TV's Paw Patrol between 5pm and 8pm.

Motorists are advised that Upper Green will be closed to traffic from 3pm on the day.

Meanwhile, residents who wish to organise their own street party to coincide with the Queen's official birthday weekend of 11 and 12 June, 2016, are invited to visit Type=articles;Articleid=8617;Title=Queen's 90th Birthday Street Party Road Closures; to find out more.

  • released: Wednesday 30 March, 2016