Gala Performance at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool, 1961

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The Queen (wearing the Girls of Great Britain & Ireland Tiara and Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee Necklace) and Duke of Edinburgh attended a Gala Performance, which included an Ice Show, at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool on this day in 1961, 60 years ago, following which they departed from Liverpool on the Royal Train. This Tour came after a holiday at Windsor Castle following an extensive 2-month Tour of India and Pakistan and State Visits to Nepal and Iran, as well as the Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Banquet.

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