The Great St John Party Mouse

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Colour photograph of a grey cuddly toy mouse with pink ears and black whiskers. It wears a badge reading 'I was at the Great St John Party' 1987'.
Image: Museum of the Order of St John/Paul Tucker 2023 (2021.33)
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The Great St John Party in 1987 was held in Hyde Park to celebrate 100 years of the St John Ambulance Brigade, with royalty present and the cooking of a record-breaking 9-mile sausage! Numerous souvenirs were produced for this legendary event including this cuddly mouse wearing a badge which reads ‘I was at the Great St John Party’.