On June 2, 1953, the Gold State Coach was used for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Not all of the monarchs enjoyed riding in the Gold State Coach, and many alterations have been made to it over the last 200 years. William IV compared it to traveling in a rough ship at sea, and Queen Victoria refused to ride in it due to its 'distressing oscillations'. In 1977 the entire coach was re-glided and the interior was partly re-upholstered using twenty meters of specialty woven and dyed fabric, as part of the refurbishment works for the Queen's Silver Jubilee.
In the late fifteenth century a new concept of the garden began to emerge in Renaissance Europe. Based old ideas of a classical garden, the way of organizing plant material was now governed by a formal, geometric approach, and ornament in the garden was enriched by the re-introduction of a range of forms from antiquity. Fantasy and reality were closely linked in the Renaissance garden and Italy was the crucible for the theatrical and inspiring new effects which were eagerly sought after in garden throughout Europe.
Baily is seen here posing in front of a victorian jacket. Lilly and Sami are seen dressed up in old victorian clothing as well.
After Kensington Palace, we traveled to Westminster Abbey. West Minster Abbey was An architectural masterpiece of the 13th to 16th centuries, Westminster Abbey also presents a unique pageant of British history – the shrine of St Edward the Confessor, the tombs of kings and queens, and countless memorials to the famous and the great. It has been the setting for every Coronation since 1066 and for numerous other royal occasions, including sixteen royal weddings.