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Optical illusion Lets you “wear” the Queen’s Coronation Robes
Optical illusion Lets you “wear” the Queen’s Coronation Robes

Optical illusion Lets you “wear” the Queen’s Coronation Robes

On the 20th year of its Summer openings, Buckingham Palace has inadvertently given people the chance to appear as if they are wearing the Queen's coronation robes.

Jul
30
2013

20 years ago – Queen announces public tours of Buckingham Palace

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the announcement that Buckingham Palace would open to the public during the summers.

Apr
29
2013
Diamonds on Display at Buckingham Palace
Diamonds on Display at Buckingham Palace

Diamonds on Display at Buckingham Palace

Time for the now annual Summer Opening at Buckingham Palace with the state rooms in their unchanging glory, and a special display in a side room, which this year is appropriately Diamond themed.

Jul
03
2012
25 military aircraft to fly over London on Saturday
25 military aircraft to fly over London on Saturday

25 military aircraft to fly over London on Saturday

Details of the annual flypast to mark The Queen's official birthday were announced a couple of days ago - and despite some concerns about their itinerary, the Red Arrows WILL be part of the flypast again this year.

Jun
09
2011
Secret tube train to Buckingham Palace
Secret tube train to Buckingham Palace

Secret tube train to Buckingham Palace

As a bit of a fan of tunnels under London, I am often asked about the oft-rumoured tube tunnel that allegedly links Buckingham Palace to, depending on the rumour, Downing Street or Green Park.

Feb
25
2010