Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Images of.. A royal occasion: Garter Day 2013

The Annual Garter Day ceremony at Windsor Castle

HM The Queen, accompanied by HRH Prince William
in the procession down to St Georges Chapel for the Garter Day service
Photo © Sarah Williamson and used with permission

 HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York

HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
and Sophie, Countess of Wessex

HM The Queen, with HRH Prince Charles
and the Duchess of Cornwall

Viscount Linley, his wife Serena, Lady Helen Taylor and her husband Timothy,
Daniel Chatto and Lady Sarah Chatto.

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Images of....The National Memorial Arboretum

near Alrewas, Staffordshire. These are some of the various memorials and gardens.

The Merchant Navy Convoy woodland - 2535 trees, each representing a British merchant ship 
or fishing boat lost during WWII

 Ex-POW Association - dedicated to those incarcerated in Stalag XIB, XID & 357 during WWII.
The gates commemorate those opened by the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars on 16 April 1945,
which freed 17,000 POWs

RNLI - and the associated garden designed by Chris Beardshaw

 National Remembrance Garden

 Railway Industry Memorial

 Royal Artillery garden