Plaque

Royal Silver Wedding at Barbican

Royal Silver Wedding at Barbican
Royal Silver Wedding at Barbican

Erection date: 20/11/1972

Inscription

Her Majesty the Queen accompanied by His Royal Highness, the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, fixed this stone to mark the foundation of the Barbican Arts Centre on the occasion of their Silver Wedding, 20th November 1972.

Site: Royal Silver Wedding at Barbican (1 memorial)

EC2, Gilbert walkway, Barbican

This plaque is at the north end of the Gilbert walkway over the water gardens. This Londonist post contains some photos of the Queen visiting on this day.

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Royal Silver Wedding at Barbican

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foundation of the Barbican Arts Centre

1971 - Construction work begins with an estimate of 6 years to completion. 19...

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Silver Wedding of Queen & Prince Philip

At the time of their wedding Philip's title was Philip Mountbatten, Duke of E...

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Royal Silver Wedding at Barbican

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Queen Elizabeth II

Born 17 Bruton Street, to the Duke and Duchess of York. When she was 10 her f...

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Born at the villa 'Mon Repos', the summer retreat of the Greek royal family, ...

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