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On 2 June 1953 the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was held. It was the first British Coronation to be televised live and was also shot in colour. Millions across Britain tuned in to watch it. http://bit.ly/30uHd4m
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The 1 June marks the 55th Anniversary of Kenya becoming a self-governing Republic independent from Great Britain. ‘Madaraka’ is a Swahili word for “freedom independence”. Jomo Kenyatta served as the country’s first Prime Minister and then President. http://bit.ly/2VBGZEQ

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New to the Archive: Take a look back at this film from 1921 which captures the excitement of the arrival of the pogo stick! http://bit.ly/2WeADAH

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Cardiff is the subject of another great episode of Britain’s Most #HistoricTowns featuring Alice Roberts – It’s on TOMORROW at 8pm on Channel 4. We’re proud to have provided footage for this series.

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The 31 May marks the 160th Anniversary of Big Ben becoming operational. The famous clock has since fallen silent for repairs scheduled for completion in 2021 however you can look back and hear it chime in this collection. http://bit.ly/30vXS7w

From the Archive

The 31 May marks the 160th Anniversary of Big Ben becoming operational. The famous clock has since fallen silent for repairs scheduled for completion in 2021 however you can look back and hear it chime in this collection. http://bit.ly/30vXS7w

From the Archive

The 31 May marks the 160th Anniversary of Big Ben becoming operational. The famous clock has since fallen silent for repairs scheduled for completion in 2021 however you can look back and hear it chime in this collection. http://bit.ly/30vXS7w