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Giant image of the Queen beamed across Buckingham Palace

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Saturday 21st April 2012

The best-read blog I’ve ever written was about Face Britain, a stunning initiative that challenged children and teenagers across the UK to help create a giant image of the Queen. Well, I thought I’d better bring the story up to date. On Thursday night, the artworks – more than 200,000 photographs, paintings, 3D images, graphic designs, you name it – were put together and beamed right across the front of ...keep reading

Children’s self portraits for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 2nd January 2012

It’s amazing to think that the Queen is celebrating 60 years on the throne. The year’s celebrations will range from a Diamond Jubilee Pageant in the grounds of Windsor Castle in May to a magnificent flotilla of 1,000 boats sailing along the River Thames in June. But I reckon one of the most imaginative and creative tributes of all is Face Britain. An initiative launched by the Prince’s Foundation for ...keep reading