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Carriage fit for the Queen: landau readied for diamond jubilee procession

Publié par Clifford Armion le 29/05/2012

Caroline Davies

Some serious spit and polish is already being applied at the royal mews in preparation for a ceremonial grand finale to the diamond jubilee bank holiday weekend.

After her aquatic adventure on a barge in Sunday's 1,000-vessel flotilla, the Queen will be back on terra firma – and on far more familiar territory with horses and carriages – for the jubilee procession through central London on Tuesday 5 June.

"We're always at a high level of readiness so it's just those final touches and flourishes we have to do," said Jack Hargreaves, head coachman, as he continued the preparations.
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"Carriage fit for the Queen: landau readied for diamond jubilee procession", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2012. Consulté le 28/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/carriage-fit-for-the-queen-landau-readied-for-diamond-jubilee-procession