Queen Elizabeth News

London’s Regent Street turns purple to celebrate The Queen’s Coronation

London’s Regent Street turns purple to celebrate The Queen’s Coronation

29th May 2013 Press Release Tourism News

Today, Regent Street, London W1 revealed a spectacular display of purple and gold flags in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Londoners and visitors received a wonderful surprise this morning when they arrived on Regent Street. The purple flags featuring gold crowns span the length of Regent Street to St James’s creating a striking backdrop to this world famous shopping destination in London’s West End.

Queen ends Ireland visit with tourism focus

The Queen has concluded her state visit to Ireland by visiting two of the country’s most popular tourist sites, the Rock of Cashel, followed by Cork’s historic market. The first two days of her visit focused on the “troubled past” between Britain and Ireland, and she offered her sympathy to those who had suffered during the conflict.

Dublin on high alert for Queen’s visit

17th May 2011 Tourism News

Dublin is on high alert during the Queen’s visit today after a bomb was discovered near the Irish capital and a second suspect package was found. She becomes the first British monarch to visit southern Ireland since King George V in 1911.