05:15AM, Thursday 02 February 2012
Afternoon tea and an auction of promises being held the day before the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accesssion will raise money for Windsor's own 'diamond' tribute.
The tea and the auction takes place on Sunday at the MacDonald Windsor Hotel in High Street with the mayor Cllr Aghar Majeed acting as auctioneer.
Money raised will be split between the Parish Church roof appeal and the fund to pay for the jubilee tribute in the town centre.
Anyone who cannot attend the tea can place a telephone bid. Call David Shaw 07740 797281 or John Halsey 07824 344044 by 1pm on Sunday.
Items on offer include bed and breakfast for two at MacDonalds Windsor Hotel, a chance to inspect a colony of bees, afternoon tea for four people in the mayor's parlour, Champagne, a tour of Eton College and the parish church, even maths tuition.
After the tea and auction a special service in the Parish Church opposite will be led by the Reverend Ainsley Swift with an augmented Parish Choir at 5pm.
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