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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Derbyshire Libraries

‘Right Royal Stories’ for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee throughout June

Backed by Derbyshire’s own storytelling production company Adverse Camber, join two of the Midlands’ most courtly and courteous storytellers, Rachel Murray and Tim Ralphs on a journey to discover Queens and Kings, Princesses and Princes from across time and around the world!

Adverse Camber present Right Royal Stories in Derbyshire Libraries for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Uncover your inner royal with Adverse Camber’s ‘Right Royal Stories’ in Derbyshire Libraries throughout June!

Two of the most courtly storytellers, Rachel Murray & Timothy Mark Ralphs are visiting libraries across the county for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Join them on a journey to discover Queens and Kings, Princesses and Princes from across time and around the world!

With folktales and legends of wise royals, Rachel & Tim will dig deep into their story stores for tales which celebrate the part we all play in making our communities places of celebration!

Find out where all the sessions are taking place and how to book your FREE places on Adverse Camber’s website.

Suitable for ages 5+

‘Right Royal Stories’ events are being hosted, free of charge, at the following libraries:


Royal Memories Collection

This is a chance for everyone to contribute memories of royal occasions and celebrations to be included in the archives at the Derbyshire Record Office. Post a memory in the collection box at your local library or use our online form to share your royal memories.

Design a celebratory flag

This is a competition encouraging children to create a royal flag.

There are 3 age categories (6 and under, 7-11 and 12-16) and the closing date is 30 April. We’re asking children to submit entries to their local library on a sheet of A4 white paper.

Jubilee Events in Libraries

Find out about Jubilee celebrations that are happening in your local library.

Belper Library

  • ‘Make your own crown jewels’ workshop with Tan Draig. 4th June 2022, 2 pm to 3 pm. For 4 years and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This activity is supported by Fleet Arts.
    Tickets are available online.


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