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Queen Elizabeth

UK History In Film
HISTORY LITERATURE + FILM

UK History In Film

Perfect for a rainy day, why not grab a blanket, a cup of tea warm the fireplace and watch a good film  – Such an easy way to learn a little UK history Just pick your time period  – I’ve complied a list of films…

April 13, 2013
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Diamond Jubilee Wrap Up

What a wonderful week we have had of celebrating the Queen’s sixty year reign with a flotilla pageant, BBC concert, beacons, a carriage procession, street parties, and Union Jack bunting everywhere * * From television to Twitter, with square heels, fabulous hats, and a boxy…

June 6, 2012
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Diamond Jubilee Flotilla

 I will never forget yesterday’s celebration of the Queen’s 60-year reign with one million spectators in London observing the grand 1000 boat flotilla * * It was a chilly rainy day as it had been on Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Day in 1953 * * I…

June 4, 2012
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Find Your Jubilee Beacon

On Monday, June 4th,  a chain of over 4000 beacons will be lit by churches, municipalities, and associations worldwide to celebrate the Queen’s to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee * Beginning in Tonga and finishing in Canada, the world will light beacons around 10p,…

May 31, 2012
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Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II

* As THE week begins, follow my posts as the Diamond Jubilee unfolds to celebrate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign * ‘I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short,  shall be devoted to your service…

May 29, 2012