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Flying the flame

Organisers of the London Olympic Games will receive the Olympic flame today at a ceremony in Athens, before bringing it home to Britain A British delegation including London 2012 chief Lord Coe, British Olympic Association...
Second chance to buy olympic tickets

Second chance to buy Olympic Games tickets

Applicants who were pipped to the post for Olympic tickets in the first ballot are being given a second chance to apply for tickets until 11pm on 17 May A staggering 70,000 tickets are on offer,...

Elizabeth: Special Diamond Jubilee Souvenir

A limited edition to celebrate 60 fascinating years – reserve your copy now as stock is limited! Order today: only £6.99. Published by BRITAIN – the official magazine of VisitBritain – to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s...

Narnia in Kensington Gardens

A dazzling and dramatic retelling of C.S. Lewis’ classic fantasy novel The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe opens in the historic grounds of Kensington Gardens on 8th May. Adored by all ages, this major new production will invite...
William Kate Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Wax Works Madame Tussauds

William and Kate waxworks unveiled

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been immortalised as waxwork figures in the popular Madame Tussauds Museum in London. The Tussauds artists worked from the iconic pose of the two at the announcement of...
The Queen to visit York Minster for Diamond Jubilee Maundy Mass

The Queen’s return to York Minster

The Queen is to make a glorious return to York Minster, as the city hosts Her Majesty's annual Maundy mass in her Diamond Jubilee year. Queen Elizabeth II's first Maundy mass at York Minster was...
Diamond Jubilee Collection

Diamond Jubilee Souvenir Collection

A selection Diamond Jubilee celebratory souvenirs, designed to be shipped internationally This wonderful collection of Diamond Jubilee Souvenirs is the ideal was to commemorate the the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's 60 year reign. The Diamond Jubilee...
Big Ben Elizabeth Tower Diamond Jubilee

Will Big Ben become Elizabeth Tower?

MPs in Britain are proposing that Big Ben, which stands proudly on the River Thames, be renamed Elizabeth Tower to commemorate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Big Ben was completed on 10th April 1858 and has...

The Queen’s visit to Manchester

The sun was shining down on the crowds as Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Manchester on Friday 23rd March 2012. Flags peppered the horizon, as hundreds descended to see Her...

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee window unveiled

Set across from a window with the arms of her father, King George VI, in the spectacular Westminster Hall will be a beautiful new stained glass window to honour The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Designed by...

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