Barry Lewis – Guest Contributor
May 31 2022
Jubilee Open House at the British Emporium



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British Emporium
140 N. Main St.
Grapevine, Texas 76051

Can’t make it to London for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations? Have a happy and glorious time in Grapevine instead! Celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s remarkable 70 years of service at an Open House in the most British spot in the Metroplex.

The British Emporium in Grapevine will be hosting a Jubilee Open House from 12 noon-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5, in conjunction with the official Jubilee events happening in London that weekend. 

Win a Barbie Signature Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Doll

This limited-edition collectible doll is a perfect addition to your Royal Collection. Barbie celebrates the longest-ruling monarch in British history. This hard-to-find doll wears an elegant ivory gown, and blue riband adorned with decorations of order. A stunning crown and matching accessories complete her regal ensemble. 

Raffle tickets are on sale now. Proceeds benefit GRACE, a Grapevine-based non-profit assisting families in need. Tickets are one for $5, three for $10, or eight for $20. 

Raffle tickets are available at either store through June 4 and in the Grapevine store until 3:30 p.m. on June 5. You do not need to be present to win. 

Author Book Signings

Local authors will be on hand signing copies of their books about the Royal Family, London, and life in the U.K. Nancy Churnin will be signing her books on Saturday from noon-??, and Hazel Spire will be signing hers on Sunday 12 p.m.-2 p.m. 

A Taste of Britain

Discover a huge range of British groceries and gifts! Sample some favourite British sweeties and treats on both afternoons. In addition, each day, a limited number of goody bags will be available for those who make a $10 or more purchase. 

Meet a Brit

Many of our friends will be visiting the store, some of them perhaps in their own British regalia. They will be sharing their experiences and stories of Her Majesty.