Sports Day to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.1897|
|Copyright 1||London Borough of Merton|
|Photographer / Origin of Photo||Tom Francis|
|Notes / History||During the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, sports events were held on Mitcham Lower Green.
The customary procession in the morning was followed by athletic sports on the Green in the afternoon, and the presentation of prizes in the evening . The celebrations closed with fireworks and a bonfire in the evening.