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State Opening 2015

The Household Cavalry arrive in Royal Court for their rehearsal Copyright House of Lords 2015 / Photography by Roger Harris. This image is subject to

27/5/2015 10:12

Yeoman of the Guard rehearsal

The Yeoman of the Guard rehearse in Princes’ Chamber Copyright House of Lords 2015 / Photography by Roger Harris. This image is subject to

27/5/2015 10:12

Gentlemen at Arms preparing for State Opening

The Gentleman at Arms provides a bodyguard to the Queen at many ceremonial occasions, including State Opening Copyright House of Lords 2015 / Photography by Roger Harris. This image is subject to...

27/5/2015 10:12

Yeoman of the Guard rehearsal

The Yeomen of the Guard prepare to enter the Palace of Westminster to rehearse for the State Opening Copyright House of Lords 2015 / Photography by Roger Harris. This image is subject to

27/5/2015 10:12

Getting ready for State Opening

Royal Gallery is ready for the hundreds of guests, including diplomats, attending State Opening Copyright House of Lords 2015 / Photography by Roger Harris. This image is subject to

27/5/2015 09:51

Getting ready for State Opening

Parliament is ready for the Queen’s arrival. The Queen’s Speech, written by the government, is read out from the Throne in the Lords chamber Copyright House of Lords 2015 / Photography by Roger...

27/5/2015 09:51

Getting ready for State Opening

Black Rod talks with officials during State Opening rehearsals Copyright House of Lords 2015 / Photography by Roger Harris. This image is subject to

27/5/2015 09:51

Getting ready for State Opening

Behind the scenes as Parliament prepares for State Opening 2015 Copyright House of Lords 2015 / Photography by Roger Harris. This image is subject to

27/5/2015 09:51

Getting ready for State Opening

Preparations are underway for the State Opening of Parliament on 27 May

22/5/2015 14:40

Getting ready for State Opening

An early morning rehearsal takes place outside Parliament

22/5/2015 14:40

Getting ready for State Opening

The carriage procession rehearsal leaves the Palace of Westminster to return to Buckingham Palace

22/5/2015 14:40

Getting ready for State Opening

The Household Cavalry outside Parliament during a rehearsal for the State Opening, the formal start to Parliament’s working year

22/5/2015 14:40

Getting ready for State Opening

The Household Cavalry escorts the procession

22/5/2015 14:40

Polling Day: May 7 2015

Image: UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor This image is subject to parliamentary...

12/5/2015 09:17

10 days to the General Election

Image: UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor This image is subject to parliamentary...

12/5/2015 09:17