Gun salute at York’s Museum Gardens in honour of the Prince of Wales' birthday

York Press: The royal salute in the Museum Gardens to mark the birthday of the Prince of Wales The royal salute in the Museum Gardens to mark the birthday of the Prince of Wales

THE birthday of the Prince of Wales was marked by a 21-gun royal salute in York’s Museum Gardens.

Visitors to the gardens yesterday were treated to the sound of the three guns firing at ten-second intervals over the city at noon, in honour of the Prince’s 62nd birthday.

The guns were fired by the soldiers of 5 Regiment Royal Artillery, who made the trip from Catterick for the event.

York was granted the status of saluting station in 1971 to mark the 1,900th anniversary of the city and is the location for the marking of various Royal events.

Music for yesterday’s event was provided by The Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band. The inspecting officer was Richard Compton, The High Sheriff of North Yorkshire.

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8:32am Tue 16 Nov 10

Kingnuts says...

Why do we bother with all this hoo hah for a bloke who as far as I am concerned has made 2 contributions to life. 1) Talking to his plants in that ghastly nasal whine and 2) Had an affair with a woman who looks like a horse.
Why do we bother with all this hoo hah for a bloke who as far as I am concerned has made 2 contributions to life. 1) Talking to his plants in that ghastly nasal whine and 2) Had an affair with a woman who looks like a horse. Kingnuts

9:19am Tue 16 Nov 10

Garrowby Turnoff says...

Kingnuts wrote:
Why do we bother with all this hoo hah for a bloke who as far as I am concerned has made 2 contributions to life. 1) Talking to his plants in that ghastly nasal whine and 2) Had an affair with a woman who looks like a horse.
That's no way to speak about King Edward IX! Or will he be George VII?
[quote][p][bold]Kingnuts[/bold] wrote: Why do we bother with all this hoo hah for a bloke who as far as I am concerned has made 2 contributions to life. 1) Talking to his plants in that ghastly nasal whine and 2) Had an affair with a woman who looks like a horse.[/p][/quote]That's no way to speak about King Edward IX! Or will he be George VII? Garrowby Turnoff

10:04am Tue 16 Nov 10

redr says...

Garrowby Turnoff wrote:
Kingnuts wrote: Why do we bother with all this hoo hah for a bloke who as far as I am concerned has made 2 contributions to life. 1) Talking to his plants in that ghastly nasal whine and 2) Had an affair with a woman who looks like a horse.
That's no way to speak about King Edward IX! Or will he be George VII?
He could go for Arthur II but I think Dudley Moore beat him to it.

We're Knights of the Round Table.
We dance whene'er we're able.
We do routines and chorus scenes
With footwork impeccable.
We dine well here in Camelot.
We eat ham and jam and spam a lot.
We're Knights of the Round Table.
Our shows are formidable,
But many times we're given rhymes
That are quite unsingable.
We're opera mad in Camelot.
We sing from the diaphragm a lot.
[quote][p][bold]Garrowby Turnoff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kingnuts[/bold] wrote: Why do we bother with all this hoo hah for a bloke who as far as I am concerned has made 2 contributions to life. 1) Talking to his plants in that ghastly nasal whine and 2) Had an affair with a woman who looks like a horse.[/p][/quote]That's no way to speak about King Edward IX! Or will he be George VII?[/p][/quote]He could go for Arthur II but I think Dudley Moore beat him to it. We're Knights of the Round Table. We dance whene'er we're able. We do routines and chorus scenes With footwork impeccable. We dine well here in Camelot. We eat ham and jam and spam a lot. We're Knights of the Round Table. Our shows are formidable, But many times we're given rhymes That are quite unsingable. We're opera mad in Camelot. We sing from the diaphragm a lot. redr

4:20am Fri 19 Nov 10

Black Bess says...

This in the city of Guy Fawkes as well!
This in the city of Guy Fawkes as well! Black Bess

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