Palaces & Buildings

Buckingham Palace could host State Opening of Parliament

In light of a new MP report, it is possible that the State Opening of Parliament could be moved to Westminster Abbey or Buckingham Palace for the duration of any major renovations to the Palace of Westminster. In the recently released 119-page document it was concluded that the historic site of parliament faces ‘an impending crisis which we cannot responsibly ignore’. It went on to say that…
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Man arrested outside Buckingham Palace with knives and a saw has gone on run

A man who was arrested outside Buckingham Palace and charged with carrying knives and a wire saw has gone on the run after failing to turn up to court for a hearing. John Bolton, 47, of Banbury in Oxon was arrested just days before Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday in June at Hyde Park Corner on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in public. Bolton was later charged with three…
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The Queen's 'secret gardens' at Frogmore House to open for three days this week

Mention the name Frogmore, and some people will instantly remember it is the resting place of the late Queen Mother, to name but one of many of the Royal Family throughout the years who lay in the Mausoleum or elsewhere. However, as visitors can find this week the Gardens are far more than that, they are 35 acres of calm and serenity that have been enjoyed since the time of Charles II. The…
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British band sneak past Buckingham Palace security and 'gatecrash' party

It has emerged that a British alternative pop duo managed to sneak past security at Buckingham Palace last month disguised as an Renaissance music ensemble. The band, Cat’s Eyes, managed to make their way through security with ease and performed their music in front of unwitting guests at a private party hosted at the palace. The publicity stunt was captured on video, and shows the singers…
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