Crown Jewels & Coronations: a story of glittering grandeur.
Coronations create a special charisma for the sovereign that enhances the personality of the individual wearing the crown. This talk is about the crown jewels and their symbolism underlining the assertion that the monarch is special.
Find out about the historic jewels set in the crowns and sceptre, hear about some very old English crowns and which crown was once flattened with a mallet.
- Duration: 45 mins
- Online Zoom Event: An event held in person
- Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 300
Meet The Speaker, Andrew
Andrew Warde has more than 40 years experience as a London Blue Badge guide, with additional guide qualifications for the City of London and for Windsor & Eton. He presents illustrated talks and walks in and around London, telling all about historic buildings, curious survivals from times past, or special areas of London life and the Thames riverside. These talks reveal fascinating aspects of London’s past and the people who lived there.
Preparing for the Event
For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).
We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!