The Queen's Diamond Jubilee may be over but the Victoria and Albert Museum allows visitors to prolong the spirit of celebration and pageantry with "Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950." On display in the museum’s recently renovated fashion galleries through Jan. 6, the show traces the history of royal gowns and evening wear, from debutante balls to red-carpet events.
Kate Middleton may recycle her classic ensembles once or twice, but she does so on the most appropriate occasions. While the last time she wore this peplum-finished L.K.Bennett suit was during Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee tour...Show More Summary
"God of our fathers, known of old-- Lord of our far-flung battle line Beneath whose awful hand we hold Dominion over palm and pine..." from Rudyard Kipling's "Recessional," composed for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897 The velocity...Show More Summary
“Alfie Boe, the romantic tenor who led celebrations outside Buckingham Palace at the Queen’s diamond jubilee concert, has threatened to storm parliament if music education funding in Britain does not improve.”
by Thaddeus Baklinski NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, August 21, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A Canadian doctor who shut down a workshop on the medical complications of abortion and allegedly tried to censor a TV interview with pro-life OB/GYNs in South Korea, has been awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. The medal was created…
1934 Duesenberg Sedan Limousine. Photos courtesy St. James’s Concours of Elegance and as credited While last year’s Windsor Castle Concours of Elegance was a singular occasion as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, its success in drawing 60 world-class automobiles ensured that it wouldn’t be the last concours of its kind in the […]
Last summer, Britain’s broadcast media had a pair of historic events to cover: the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics. This summer, two somewhat less predictable happenings have taken hold. The BBC recently broadcast Wimbledon...Show More Summary
We’ve got some exciting news! After an 18 month absence, we will finally be returning to the UK for a long visit later this year. We last visited Britain during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee last year and it was an amazing experience. Ever since we’ve been chomping at the bit to go back. But we [...]Show More Summary
We're hoping that Britons enjoyed Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee year—because it ran taxpayers about $1.4 million more than the year before. The long-reigning monarch's official bottom line expenses came in at $50.7 million, according to royal finances. Where did the additional money go? Mainly to the upkeep...
Gwyneth Chapman is a recent Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal recipient and a dedicated activist. She spoke to me about her hope of engaging Toronto's diverse black communities as well as inspire Toronto's new generation of leaders to become more engaged in the political process.
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, which marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne way back in 1952, saw myriad events taking place all across the globe. There was even a cocktail created especially for the Diamond Jubilee. As part of the celebrations, the Queen and her family sailed on The Spirit [...]Show More Summary
Captain Mike Carter has been honoured with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for contribution to Canada's ferry industry. The award was presented by Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia,
At just 19 years old, Justin Bieber has already won seven American Music Awards, six Billboard Music Awards, 10 MTV Awards, has been nominated for two Grammys, an d was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Prime Minister of Canada. Show More Summary
Susan Schrempf, President and CEO of the Owen Sound Transportation Company was honored with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Throughout Ms. Schrempf’s tenure
Although the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth 11 was celebrated in the rest of the UK in early June 2012, it’s taken Berwick upon Tweed a few months to catch up. On our walk today we spotted some new arches at the Rose Garden in Flagstaff Park. The arches, designed by local Michael Lee, have [...]Show More Summary
by Peter Baklinski BARRY’S BAY, Ontario, 18 February, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canadian Member of Parliament Cheryl Gallant presented co-founder and editor-in-chief John-Henry Westen with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal yesterday for his “lifetime of work in the area of encouraging life, promoting…
The Queen is no joke. The Diamond Jubilee medals minted to commemorate her 60th year on the throne, however, are. They’re more than that, in fact: They are a disgrace. And the manner in which they have been handed out is a bona fide scandal, and one deserving of further investigation. Some background, first. The [...]
Wildly Successful: A solar-powered model of the Queen who makes tiny lightbulb-unscrewing waves. Her handbag is what harnesses the solar power. You can also get the limited edition Diamond Jubilee model, if you want to make a spectacle of yourself. Show More Summary