York gun salute to mark Queen’s accession to the throne

York Press: York gun salute to mark royal anniversary York gun salute to mark royal anniversary

A 21-gun Royal Salute will be staged in York’s Museum Gardens at noon tomorrow to mark the 62nd anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne.

The salute will be carried out with three 105mm light guns by soldiers from 4th Regiment Royal Artillery, based in Alanbrooke Barracks, Topcliiffe.

It will consist of 21 rounds being fired at ten-second intervals, and will be open to the public to watch.

The celebrations will begin at 10.45am, when The Heavy Cavalry & Cambrai Band, based at Catterick, perform a marching display on their way from Duncombe Place, near York Minister, reaching the gardens at 11.30am and continuing to entertain onlookers until just before the salute is fired at noon.

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9:43am Wed 5 Feb 14

MouseHouse says...

Republic now.
Republic now. MouseHouse
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10:36am Wed 5 Feb 14

BL2 says...

Wonder how many calls to the police about gunfire there will be ;-)
Wonder how many calls to the police about gunfire there will be ;-) BL2
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4:06pm Wed 5 Feb 14

Devils_advocate says...

MouseHouse wrote:
Republic now.
Why?
[quote][p][bold]MouseHouse[/bold] wrote: Republic now.[/p][/quote]Why? Devils_advocate
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7:39pm Wed 5 Feb 14

sheps lad says...

C'mon Mousy answer the man!
C'mon Mousy answer the man! sheps lad
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