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Coronation Tablecloth 70 Years in the Making...

Saturday 20th May, 2023

Back in 1953 Freda Pearson was gifted a tablecloth to embroider as a wedding present, as this was the same year of the Queen’s coronation.

Although she started the tablecloth, it was never finished. The cloth has been stored away in a drawer until December 2022 when Freda (who struggles with her sight) passed it onto her sister Audrey Langford. Audrey took on the challenge to complete it - just in time for the King’s coronation this year.

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