The Queen

A special focus on the Platinum Jubilee in the royal home central to The Queen's historic reign

Special celebrations will take place at Sandringham throughout 2022 for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. An exhibition and a concert are among the highlights of events taking place at the Royal Family’s Norfolk home in her Jubilee year. The ballroom at Sandringham will play host to a special display called Her Majesty The Queen at Sandringham: An Exemplary Reign and a Unique Country…
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A Platinum Pudding fit for The Queen: Dame Mary Berry to judge Jubilee cooking contest - and YOU can take part

Bakers across Britain are being asked to come up with a pudding fit for The Queen as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The Platinum Pudding contest is being held to mark the 70th anniversary of The Queen’s reign this year. The Big Jubilee Lunch has joined forces with Fortnum & Mason to launch a search for a brand new sweet treat to celebrate the Monarch’s…
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The Queen created an RAF no-fly zone over the Castle of Mey to ensure her mother could enjoy a peaceful midday snooze

A letter from the Ministry of Defence has revealed that The Queen requested military chiefs create a no-fly zone so The Queen Mother could enjoy peaceful afternoon naps. The Queen’s mother would spend at least three weeks each year at her Scottish holiday home, the Castle of Mey in Caithness. During this time, she often enjoyed a midday nap, but found herself disturbed by the noise around…
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The Queen expresses wish for her Platinum Jubilee to bring people together

The Queen has revealed her hope that her Platinum Jubilee celebrations will be a chance for people to come together. Her Majesty spoke of her wishes during her Christmas address. Touching on the forthcoming celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of her reign, she said that she wanted her Platinum Jubilee year to be ”an opportunity for people everywhere to enjoy a sense of…
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