Pub In The Park crowds marked the death of Queen Elizabeth II with buoyant clapping and cheering as McFly sang the British national anthem. This Friday (September 9) saw the return of the Pub In The Park with a celebration of food, drink and music take over Verulamium Park in St Albans across the whole weekend.
With the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday afternoon (September 8), a 10-day national mourning period began across the United Kingdom affecting events. But many events across the county still took place with attendees being urged to show respect towards the Queen and Royal Family.
Pub In The Park carried on where spirits were still high to enjoy the weekend of music performances, bars, restaurants and food vans. Friday night saw McFly take to the stage and they helped keep festival goers positive.
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During their performance, the pop band paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II by inviting those in attendance to cheer, scream and shout positively for Britain’s longest-reigning monarch of 70 years. Even late at night, many of the eventgoers joined in to pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Following on from the cheering, McFly continued to wish the crowds well by playing their own guitar-led version of the British national anthem as the crowds sang God Save The King.
HertsLive was also invited to see what it was like to attend the event in VIP at a higher price than a standard ticket. Tickets are sold out for this evening (Sunday, September 11). For more information visit the website here.