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Our Queen

Our Queen

Elizabeth the II was born on the 21st April, 1926 at Bruton Street, London.  She was put on the throne on 6th February 1952, this is when her father died as well.  Her coronation was at West Minster Abbey on the 2nd June, 1953 a year after. The Queen has two birthdays, when she was born and when she had […]

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Diamond Jubilee Concert

Diamond Jubilee Concert

‘Take That’ singer Gary Barlow has organised a concert at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. In 2002 Brian May performed ‘God Save The Queen’ on the roof of Buckingham Palace, however, in an interview Gary said that the celebrations will be different from 10 years ago! The concert will include Sir Paul McCartney, will.I.am and Sir Tom Jones. […]

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Queen’s Jubilee Pageant

Queen’s Jubilee Pageant

On Sunday, 3rd June the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee was celebrated with a Thames Jubilee Pageant. The Queen and some of her family, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were on the barge built for royalty, called The Spirit of Chartwell. Over a thousand boats took part.  Here are the sections in the order of the pageant. The Royal Jubilee Bells, […]

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Gary Barlow’s Jubilee Song

Prince Harry is set to play the tambourine on a song written by Gary Barlow for the Queens Diamond Jubilee. Harry will be shaking the tambourine on the track in honour of his Nan. The song is called ‘Sing’. It features musicians from across the Commonwealth and the famous Military Wives choir. The video was shown on the One Show […]

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Crown carved to celebrate Jubilee

Crown carved to celebrate Jubilee

At Lincoln Cathedral there is currently a crown on display that had been carved out of stone for the Queens Diamond Jubilee. Sebastian, who is a stone mason at the Cathedral told us, “It took six weeks to make and carve it, then it took another two weeks to colour it.” Sebastian explained how the crown was coloured, “In this […]

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Queen celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Queen celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Today, Monday the sixth of February, is the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. This means that Queen Elizabeth has been queen for at total of 60 years. Queen Elizabeth 2nd became Queen after her father, King George the 5th, passed away unexpectedly after 26 years on the throne. She was crowned queen at the age of 27 in 1952. At the current time […]

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Diamond Jubilee celebrations

This year in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, there are plans for four days of exciting events to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Starting from June the 2nd the historic town will hold a number of events to mark Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years as monarch. On June the 2nd there will be floats parading from Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar school to Stanhope Hall on […]

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