Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth II

British Empire Medal to return

To mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next year, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the British Empire Medal (that was scrapped nearly 20 years ago) will be revived. It is to be awarded to local heroes by the lord-lieutenant … Continue reading

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Bigger than Regent’s Park – a new forest for the Diamond Jubilee

A major new woodland will be planted to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next year, the Woodland Trust announced yesterday. The 460-acre wood – bigger than Kew Gardens or Regent’s Park – will be located in the National Forest in … Continue reading

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Buckingham Palace to Star in New Art Project

A montage of children’s self-portraits will be projected onto the front of Buckingham Palace to form a portrait of the Queen on Diamond Jubilee weekend. The display is part of a new art project called Face Britain, which has been … Continue reading

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New Diamond Jubilee Coin – Now On Sale!

In celebration of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, an official new Diamond Jubilee coin has been issued. Approved by Buckingham Palace and HM The Queen – watch the TV ad below!

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