17/06/2009

The longest day of the year

The longest day of the year, the Summer solstice, is on or near the 21st June. It is the day when the sun is at its most northerly point and this is why it is "the longest day". Do you want to learn more about this? Click on the photo.

10/06/2009

Trooping the Colour

The official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II is marked each year by a military parade and march-past, known as Trooping the Colour (Carrying of the Flag)...

If you want to learn more about this day, click on the photo.