Happy Jubilee Ma’am

Date: 06.06.12
Author: Louise Haywood-Schiefer
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In a bid to celebrate our majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, myself and freelance writer Jessica Johnson trekked around London finding venues with Queen in the title.
Our purpose was to discover whether there was any direct link to the Queen herself in the naming of each place, and to see how they planned to monopolise on this weekends Jubilee celebrations.
Admittedly we were unsure as to whether we would find any connection, however we discovered tales of a pub cellar that served as digs for Queen Charlotte when her husband, ‘Mad’ King George III, was receiving local treatment, a girl’s school on Harley Street with a very Royal heritage and an underground ice rink whose resident skater is no less than Dickie Arbiter, a former Press Secretary to our Queen herself…

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