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Background imageEvent Collection: Shackleton over the Strand RAF_228_190E_0048

Shackleton over the Strand RAF_228_190E_0048
An aerial view looking down on an Avro Shackleton Mark II bomber in flight over the Strand as part of a fly-by celebrating Queen Elizabeth IIs birthday. RAF photography 1956

Background imageEvent Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905

Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. An aerial view of the Wembley Cup Final 1935. A Metropolitan Police Autogyro (Cierva C-30) monitors security at the match between Sheffield Wednesday

Background imageEvent Collection: British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737

British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, London. Photographed in June 1924 at Wembley, Middlesex. Its official aim was " to stimulate trade

Background imageEvent Collection: Jaguar aircraft DP035691

Jaguar aircraft DP035691
RAF COLTISHALL, Scottow, Norfolk. November 30th, 2006 - Silhouetted against a winter sun, Jaguar aircraft, which were based at RAF Coltishall for over 30 years

Background imageEvent Collection: Exhibition Park, Newcastle. 1929 EPW026662

Exhibition Park, Newcastle. 1929 EPW026662
EXHIBITION PARK, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear. Aerial view. The North East Coast Exhibition, May 1929. The Pleasure Grounds for the exhibition, including gardens

Background imageEvent Collection: Farnborough Air Show, 1952 EAW046639

Farnborough Air Show, 1952 EAW046639
Various aircraft on display in the Static Park for the Farnborough Air Show, 5th September 1952. Farnborough, Hampshire

Background imageEvent Collection: St Giles Fair, Oxford CC49_00539

St Giles Fair, Oxford CC49_00539
St Giles Fair, Oxford, Oxfordshire, September 1905. Photographed by Henry William Taunt (1842-1922) on silver gelatin glass plate negative

Background imageEvent Collection: Floral Festival, Chipping Campden CC73_00462

Floral Festival, Chipping Campden CC73_00462
CHIPPING CAMPDEN, Gloucestershire. A milkmaid with a calf followed by a cart bedecked in flowers and flags form part of the procession through the Cotswold town during the Floral Festival

Background imageEvent Collection: Marlow regatta CC73_00666

Marlow regatta CC73_00666
MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. A view of the river filled with small row boats and houseboats during the regatta held annually between at least 1855 and 2001 on the River Thames

Background imageEvent Collection: Agricultural Hall, Islington BL15826_009

Agricultural Hall, Islington BL15826_009
AGRICULTURAL HALL, Islington, London. Interior view of the hall in 1900 during the Tramway Exhibition. The hall was later called the Royal Agricultural Hall

Background imageEvent Collection: Royal opening of Birmingham General Hospital BL14150_001

Royal opening of Birmingham General Hospital BL14150_001
BIRMINGHAM GENERAL HOSPITAL, Steelhouse Lane, Small Heath, Birmingham. Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (formerly Princess Helena)

Background imageEvent Collection: Kenwood House Concert Bowl OP04509

Kenwood House Concert Bowl OP04509
KENWOOD HOUSE CONCERT BOWL, Hampstead, London. Looking across the lake towards an evening open air concert in the grounds of Kenwood House. Photographed by John Gay during 1950s-1960s

Background imageEvent Collection: Roman soldier M852248

Roman soldier M852248
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. Roman soldier in silhouette with spear and shield. Ermine Street Guard re-enactor. hadrian

Background imageEvent Collection: Henley regatta in 1897 CC71_00067

Henley regatta in 1897 CC71_00067
Taking tea at the Henley Regatta, Oxfordshire. A group of men and women take tea on a college barge overlooking the Henley Royal Regatta

Background imageEvent Collection: Kenwood House Concert Bowl J870308

Kenwood House Concert Bowl J870308
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Concert bowl by the lake

Background imageEvent Collection: Wembley Stadium 1955 EAW058471

Wembley Stadium 1955 EAW058471
Wembley Stadium, London. The 1955 FA Cup final on 7th May 1955. Newcastle United beat Manchester City 3-1, with the first goal scored by Jackie Milburn in the first minute

Background imageEvent Collection: Serpentine, Hyde Park 64R_HYD_1814_S

Serpentine, Hyde Park 64R_HYD_1814_S
MAYSON BEETON COLLECTION. Woodcut. Hyde Park, London. The Representation of a Seafight on the Serpentine River, in commemoration of Peace in 1814

Background imageEvent Collection: 1925 FA Cup Final EPW012729

1925 FA Cup Final EPW012729
WEMBLEY STADIUM, Middlesex, London. The 1925 FA Cup Final in progress between Sheffield United and Cardiff City. Sheffield United won 1-0 in a match attended by 91, 763

Background imageEvent Collection: Kenwood House Concert Bowl J870307

Kenwood House Concert Bowl J870307
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Close up of the concert bowl at night with orchestra

Background imageEvent Collection: Stonehenge, Summer Solstice N100566

Stonehenge, Summer Solstice N100566
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Summer solstice. View of crowds and lit stones. Midsummer before dawn

Background imageEvent Collection: Ox roast, Osney Bridge, Oxford 1902 CC72_02169

Ox roast, Osney Bridge, Oxford 1902 CC72_02169
OSNEY BRIDGE, Oxford. A large crowd of people gathered for an ox-roast to celebrate the coronation of Edward VII, with the river Thames in the background. Photographed by Henry W Taunt in 1902

Background imageEvent Collection: Beating the Bounds CC72_02365

Beating the Bounds CC72_02365
Beating the Bounds, Longwall Street, Oxford. Boys scramble for coins at Longwall during the annual ceremony of beating the bounds, which reinforces knowledge of the parish boundary

Background imageEvent Collection: Wembley Cup Final day 1927 EPW017629

Wembley Cup Final day 1927 EPW017629
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. Aerial view. FA Cup Final day 23rd April 1927. On the pitch the teams are lined up to meet dignitaries. Cardiff City went on to beat Arsenal 1-0

Background imageEvent Collection: Boxing at Wembley Stadium 1924 EPW011412

Boxing at Wembley Stadium 1924 EPW011412
The first ever boxing match at Wembley Stadium, London on 9th August 1924. This was a light heavyweight contest between " Basking" Jack Bloomfield and Tommy Gibbons

Background imageEvent Collection: World War I aircraft re-enactment N070971

World War I aircraft re-enactment N070971
FESTIVAL OF HISTORY, Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire. World War I triplane in flight. 2007 aerial re-enactment. tri-plane

Background imageEvent Collection: Hurricane aircraft DP035687

Hurricane aircraft DP035687
RAF COLTISHALL, Scottow, Norfolk. A lone Hurricane aircraft, many of which were based at RAF Coltishall, makes a final fly past during the closing ceremony

Background imageEvent Collection: The launch of the RMS Aquitania BL22100_027

The launch of the RMS Aquitania BL22100_027
RMS AQUITANIA. Launch, April 21st, 1913. The Aquitania was the third of the Cunard Line express ocean liners (after the Mauretania and Lusitania), and the last four-stack liner to be built

Background imageEvent Collection: Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee procession CC97_01152

Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee procession CC97_01152
GREEN PARK ARCH, Westminster, London. A view of Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee procession of 1897 featuring a naval gun detachment as it passes under Wellington Arch and through a large crowd

Background imageEvent Collection: Roman soldier M852256

Roman soldier M852256
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. Roman soldier in silhouette with spear and shield. Ermine Street Guard re-enactor. hadrian

Background imageEvent Collection: Carlton House Terrace P_C00423_006

Carlton House Terrace P_C00423_006
Coronation Procession for Queen Elizabeth II, 1953. The Mall, City of Westminster, Greater London. A view from the Citadel showing crowds watching the coronation procession of Queen Elizabeth II

Background imageEvent Collection: May Day procession in Oxford 1912 BB71_02946

May Day procession in Oxford 1912 BB71_02946
MAGDALEN BRIDGE, Oxford, Oxfordshire. The Halls Brewery drays at front of the Oxford May Day processions in 1912. The procession has just passed over Magdalen Bridge

Background imageEvent Collection: Queen Victorias Golden Jubilee Procession DD97_00448

Queen Victorias Golden Jubilee Procession DD97_00448
QUEEN VICTORIAs GOLDEN JUBILEE PROCESSION, London. A view of the procession showing the Royal Princes on horseback. Over 10 miles of scaffolding was used to line the route which was thronged with

Background imageEvent Collection: Kenwood House Proms K981596

Kenwood House Proms K981596
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Concert " Last Night of the Kenwood Proms". View across audience towards bowl and fireworks. 29th August 1998

Background imageEvent Collection: Knight N050013

Knight N050013
FESTIVAL OF HISTORY, Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire. Knight in armour. Re-enactment

Background imageEvent Collection: Outside Buckingham Palace P_C00422_006

Outside Buckingham Palace P_C00422_006
Coronation Procession for Queen Elizabeth II, 1953. Buckingham Palace, The Mall, City of Westminster, Greater London. View from the Queen Victoria Memorial

Background imageEvent Collection: Opening the Bull Ring JLP01_08_068579

Opening the Bull Ring JLP01_08_068579
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. HRH Prince Philip exiting the new Woolworths store at the Bull Ring Centre on the day of the opening ceremony

Background imageEvent Collection: Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021310

Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021310
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A view of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and dignitaries at an exhibition stand at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageEvent Collection: Nottingham Riviera 20936_018

Nottingham Riviera 20936_018
Market Place, Nottingham. Looking toward the Council House. The Market Place is set up for the Nottingham Riviera summer holiday event, August 2009

Background imageEvent Collection: Leeds Festival 34111_011

Leeds Festival 34111_011
The Leeds Festival 23rd to 25th August 2019 at Bramham Park, West Yorkshire, 2019

Background imageEvent Collection: Leeds Festival 34111_004

Leeds Festival 34111_004
The Leeds Festival 23rd to 25th August 2019 at Bramham Park, West Yorkshire, 2019

Background imageEvent Collection: Leeds Festival 34111_005

Leeds Festival 34111_005
The Leeds Festival 23rd to 25th August 2019 at Bramham Park, West Yorkshire, 2019

Background imageEvent Collection: Stow Horse Market MCF01_02_1065

Stow Horse Market MCF01_02_1065
MARKET SQUARE, STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. An amusement fair held in Market Square during the Stow Horse Fair

Background imageEvent Collection: Stow Horse Market MCF01_02_1068

Stow Horse Market MCF01_02_1068
MARKET SQUARE, STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. An amusement fair held in Market Square during the Stow Horse Fair, showing a crowd of people amongst fairground stalls

Background imageEvent Collection: Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1053

Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1053
STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A crowd and an auctioneer in a white coat gathered on a road at the Stow Horse Fair

Background imageEvent Collection: Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1052

Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1052
STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Looking over a crowd of men towards an auctioneers rostrum at the Stow Horse Fair, with a dark horse at the centre of the crowd

Background imageEvent Collection: Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1051

Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1051
STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Looking over a crowd of men towards an auctioneers rostrum at the Stow Horse Fair, with a white horse at the centre of the crowd

Background imageEvent Collection: Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1049

Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1049
STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A group of men labelling auction entrants at the Stow Horse Fair. A fair in Stow has been in existence for over 500 years when a charter was granted in

Background imageEvent Collection: Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1050

Stow Horse Fair MCF01_02_1050
STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Looking over a crowd of men towards an auctioneers rostrum at the Stow Horse Fair, with a white horse at the centre of the crowd



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