A Portrait of the Queen Special Article – June/July 22

A Portrait of the Queen by Jennie Bond

June’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations mark an extraordinary 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne, surpassing the previous record held by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria, who reigned for 63 years.  […]

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Platinum Jubilee Special – April/May 22

A Joyous Jubilee! by Catherine Rose

June’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations mark an extraordinary 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne, surpassing the previous record held by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria, who reigned for 63 years.

Born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on 21st April 1926 at 17 Bruton Street, London, the girl nicknamed Lilibet wasn’t destined to be Queen. […]

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History Column – October/November 21

A Haunted City by Gary Godderidge

With a history so richly diverse as that of Coventry’s, it’s hardly surprising that ghostly going-ons abound, and indeed, if you know where to look, spirits are literally coming out of the woodwork. […]

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History Column – August/September 21

The River Sherbourne by Gary Godderidge

The river what? I hear you ask. Well yes, rivers and Coventry are rarely mentioned in the same breath, and you could be forgiven for thinking that the small meandering river that cuts its gentle way unseen beneath the city centre is insignificant and irrelevant, dominated as it is by the concrete monoliths that cover and surround it, but you would be wrong. […]

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