Colne Rainbows say ‘Happy Birthday’ to the Queen

The 1st Colne Parish Rainbows celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday in St Bartholomew's Church. (S)
The 1st Colne Parish Rainbows celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday in St Bartholomew's Church. (S)

The 1st Colne Parish Rainbows had a right Royal do when they came together to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Sixteen Rainbows celebrated Her Majesty’s milestone in St Bartholomew’s Church in Colne.

The Rainbows have spent the last few months working on the Queen’s challenge badge by making and sending cards to the Queen, making bunting, creating the Queen’s horses and various other activities before ending with an afternoon tea style party which including wearing masks depicting the faces of the Royal family.

The Rainbows will be presented with their badges at the next church parade.

Rainbow guider Kelly Woods said: “We don’t normally meet in the church but we decided to hold it in there just to make it a bit more special. The children loved it. We got the cups and saucers out, had cake, children made edible and ended it with a story.”