Tea Garden’s Brian Jones turns 80

Brian with some of his family.
Brian with some of his family.


A WELL known resident of Hawks Nest turned 80 this week and a large surprise party of 42 people, family and friends attended a luncheon at the Tea Gardens Hotel to help him celebrate.

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Brian Jones is well known in the musical fraternity of the area belonging to two choirs and Old Bones Ukulele group, a presenter of programmes at U3A and is well known for bringing many plays and musicals to this area for local entertainment.

Theme of course for the day was red and green with lots Welsh flags and red dragons with many of the guests dressing in either red or green.

Members of the Ukulele group and choirs joined in singing a couple of Welsh songs for the entertainment and there was a large cake complete with red dragon on to finish the day.

Brian was completely overwhelmed on the day by friends good wishes and catching up with his grandchildren.

Thanks go to staff Hotel and to Fran Taylor for the cake.

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