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"State Opening of Parliament"
Each year the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh travels by coach from Buckingham Palace to deliver a speech from the House of Lords at Palace of Westminster, which outlines the government's plans. This is proceed by an inspection by the "Yeoman of the Guard".  A legacy from Guy Fawkes Gunpowder Plot, 5th November 1605.
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London - "State Opening of Parliament"