The Strand in central London is home to many imposing buildings. One of those is St Clement Danes, the Central Church of the Royal Air Force.
3rd September each year is Merchant Navy Day chosen because the first major Allied casualty of World War Two was the Athenia, sunk with the loss of 117 passengers and crew within hours of hostilities being declared on 3rd September 1939.
The last re-enacted battle of the 2023 Barnet Medieval Festival was the 1471 Battle of Barnet, a key battle in the Wars of the Roses.
Military tailor Jules Walker spoke at the National Army Museum explaining the intricacies of her work using two Gentlemen at Arms uniforms.
In near constant rain, crowds of spectators lined the processional route of King Charles III’s Coronation to watch the parade pass by.
On 7th April 2023 (Good Friday), Rolling Thunder held the “Ride of Respect” in memory of HM Queen Elizabeth II who passed away in 2022.
RAF Biggin Hill Memorial “The Strongest Link” featuring a pilot looking to the sky. It was unveiled in 2022.
A visit to the RAF Memorial Chapel at the former RAF Biggin Hill and then the Spitfire Factory to see the aircraft up close.
Making a Remembrance Poppy by hand is so straightforward using the wooden template. Stem, leaf, petal and button.
The reading, in the City of London, of the Royal Proclamation confirmed Charles III as King on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.