Former Mayor, Joe Abrams OBE, will lead the planning for Merton?s Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Councillor Abrams, who will head the Council?s Golden Jubilee Committee, said the outline of Merton?s celebrations were already in place, but added that he expected many other events to be organised during the year.
?There is also a growing enthusiasm for street parties – the traditional English way of celebrating events?.
Merton?s major Jubilee celebration will be 12, 13, 14 July, when the Queen?s Golden Jubilee Baton Relay arrives in Merton. This will be followed by a free concert and a day party in Morden Park.
Information about street parties is available from Catherine Parry on 020 8545 4654.