VILLAGERS took their own food, drink and gazebos to defy the rain at Baston’s jubilee party.
Hundreds of residents turned out for the event at Brudenell Playing Field today (Sunday).
Nine-year-old Penny Woods was crowned Rose Queen, with Jonathan Roberts, also nine, appointed her consort.
Cooked food was served for lunch and real ales were on tap in the beer tent, while rides and games kept the youngsters entertained.
Five-year-old Kelsey Stanley made a huge jubilee top hat for the event, with the help of her brother Jake.
Proud dad Mark said: “We came prepared, we’ve got that jubilee spirit. We’re going to soldier on through the rain.”