London Ceremonials and Traditions

London Ceremonials and Traditions

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London has a rich and unique heritage of ceremonial and traditions that stretches back over a thousand years and there are many events and places to everyone to see and enjoy. This book not only describes London's many ceremonial occasions but also provides the background story, explaining, for example, why there are still mounted Household Cavalry sentries in Whitehall and why The Queen halts at Temple Bar when she visits the City of London. The book is conveniently divided into three sections. First, it describes the events which take place every day, then it tells of the State occasions that occur some time during tye year, and finally there are details of the places associated with London's ceremonial that those interested might want to visit.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 162.1 x 177.8 x 6.6mm | 136.08g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Ill.(some col.).
  • 0747804087
  • 9780747804086
  • 1,772,376

Table of contents

Introduction Discovering London Ceremonial The People involved The City of London Daily Events Annual Events The Royal Route The City of Londonshow more