Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria Celebration at Fort Nisqually

Join Fort Nisqually Living History Museum’s tradition of celebrating Queen Victoria’s birthday on May 21, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. This year, Fort Nisqually members will celebrate her 203rd birthday. Marked as an annual holiday at many Hudson’s Bay Company forts in America, the tradition first...
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Birmingham Commonwealth Games: Artist to decorate Queen Victoria statue

An artist has been asked to "reimagine" and decorate a statue of Queen Victoria for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Hew Locke's 2019 exhibition at Birmingham's Ikon Gallery, Here's the Thing, featured figures decorated with ornate regalia and skulls. The Birmingham 2022 Festival cultural programme said the temporary display would be...
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Racing trophy awarded by Queen Victoria could fetch £30,000 at auction

A recently rediscovered horse racing trophy awarded by Queen Victoria in 1845 could fetch £30,000 at auction next month.Dubbed Her Majesty’s Vase, the silver piece was won by Sir John Barker-Mill at the Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall horse races and passed down through his family.However, the trophy was separated from its stand and the award’s significance was forgotten over time.Both pieces were recently brought back together when Sir John’s living relatives discovered the engraved base in an outbuilding.The trophy is expected to fetch between £20,000 and £30,000 when it goes under the hammer at Chiswick Auctions in London in March.It...
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2022 Queen Victoria wants to make year memorable

Hailey Urban, 16, didn’t have a huge celebration after taking home the crown in Saturday’s Queen Victoria Pageant. She just didn’t have the energy for it after a full day of pageantry. “It was a pretty short celebration dinner and then home,” Hailey said of her post-show...
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Queen Victoria contestant builds confidence through the years

Since she was a little girl, Macie Kolodziejczyk, 16, has been shy and lacking confidence. However, since she was 8 years old, she has gained confidence dramatically through a family legacy — pageant contests. Macie is a third-generation pageant contestant and through the ups of winning Young Queen Victoria...
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2022 Queen Victoria contestants

The 2022 Queen Victoria Pageant was at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Community Center Dome. Gary Moses served as the emcee this event where the new court that will reign over the Victoria Livestock Show was named. Competing age divisions are:. Queen Victoria: 15-18 years old. A scholarship, tiara,...
Travel Weekly

Cunard cancels Queen Victoria cruises until June

Cunard has cancelled five cruises by the ship Queen Victoria until June 5. The ship is currently based in Barbados ahead of work in dry dock. A company spokesperson said: “Ahead of her scheduled return to sailing, Queen Victoria is currently located in Barbados. “She will be staying in...