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Press Release - HM The Queen 90th Birthday Beacons - Thursday 21st April 2016

To celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's 90th Birthday Alderney will be joining with the rest of the country and lighting a beacon in the long and unbroken tradition of celebrating auspicious occasions in this time-honoured way.

Alderney's beacon will be sited on the Butes and will be lit by the President, Stuart Trought at 7.30pm on Thursday 21st April 2016.

Islanders and visitors alike are invited to attend the Butes in order to witness this event. A message from HRH The Prince of Wales will be read out and the Brass Section of the Island Band will play.

Hot food and drinks will be on sale from approx. 6pm.

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For enquiries please contact Gill Trousdale in the President's office on 01481 822060 or