The Royal Mint has released a new £5 coin to mark the centenary of the House of Windsor. The design features the view of the round tower that is based on the Badge of the House of Windsor, originally approved
Windsor has lit it’s Christmas tree and turned on the Peascod Street illuminations. However the real star of the show, for the second year running are the projections on the Garter tower which will be running from dusk each evening.
This weekend (Saturday 21st November 2015) we will be switching on our Christmas lights. Last year there was, as ever, a huge turnout for the first big Windsor event of the Holiday period. The fun begins mid afternoon with music
Many buildings in the middle of Windsor are protected by law, but you may be surprised to learn exactly which buildings are, or are not, safe for future generations. Starting down at the Riverside, the Christopher Wren Hotel is as
This Saturday sees one of the more genteel events in Windsor’s calendar with the Royal Rose and Horticultural Society Flower Show in St. George’s School grounds in Windsor Castle. This is the 110th flower show and is a lovely traditional
A news bandstand is to be constructed in Windsor’s Alexandra Gardens. The old bandstand fell into ruin around 30 years agony was removed. A new traditionally designed bandstand will be sited at the downstream end of the gardens which run
A new look for Windsor Castle will delight the crowds this year as beautiful pictures are to be projected onto the Castle walls as part of this year’s Christmas display. Pictures to appear will include photos from around the castle
The Christmas lights are being installed on Peascod Street. This is just the second year that this new set of decorations are being displayed. Windsor has had lovely lights in the past, but these ones really are something altogether more
I originally started writing this piece yesterday with complaints about the M4, Heathrow and litter on the streets, but this morning as I cycled along the thames path on my way to work I had a moment of unadulterated joy
It is no secret that the Windsor area contains some of the most desirable property in the country. With 4,800 acres of countryside owned by the Crown Estate, and the National Trust holding a further 1,000, Windsor has lots of
Ever wondered what Windsor looks like when viewed from the space station? Well here it is. Unsurprisingly it looks like a Google map, but rather than being a collage of photos from aircraft, this is a single photograph taken
Quick Quiz. Do you know where in Windsor this lovely building can be found. I saw it for the first time after living here for 16 years.