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Face Britain Projects Princes Foundation for Children and the Arts Buckingham Palace Diamond Jubilee

Queen’s portrait projected onto Palace

Buckingham Palace was illuminated yesterday evening with a giant image of The Queen, formed of thousands of self portraits by children from around Britain. The stunning display was comprised of over 200,000 images to form...
Jan Constantine Diamond Jubilee Royal Memorabilia

Start your royal collection

Whether it is a royal wedding or a Silver or Diamond Jubilee, great British manufacturers rally round to create magnificent memorabilia to commemorate a royal celebration.The first examples of these quirky collectables date back...
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...
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...

The Queen to address Parliament to mark Diamond Jubilee

The Queen will address both Houses of Parliament to mark her 60 years on the throne She will speak to an audience of party leaders, MPs, peers and dignitaries in Westminster Hall before unveiling a...

Garrard designs Diamond Jubilee necklace

Jewellery house Garrard has announced the launch of its Diamond Jubilee pendant In 1843, Queen Victoria made Garrard the Crown Jeweller and the jewellery house has since served six successive sovereigns, with its service especially...

Da Vinci tour for Diamond Jubilee

Ten of Leonardo da Vinci’s finest drawings in the Royal Collection will tour across the UK A wonderful collection of Leonardo da Vinci's drawings have been selected to tour to five locations across the UK...
Royal Treasures: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration at Holyroodhouse Palace

Treasures from The Queen’s Palaces

An exhibition of some of the finest treasures from the Royal Collection will go on display on 16 March in the Palace of Holyroodhouse Royal Treasures: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration reflects the tastes of monarchs...
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