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Ben Curtis (b. 1974)

HM Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1926) visits Portree, Isle of Skye, during the Golden Jubilee, 2002 27 May 2002

RCIN 2509059

The Queen travelled the length and breadth of the United Kingdom during her Golden Jubilee year, taking every opportunity to meet as many people as possible. During her visit to Portree on the Isle of Skye, The Queen went on a walkabout and received an enthusiastic welcome from hundreds of people, including flag-waving schoolchildren. In her Golden Jubilee speech The Queen said: ‘Since the spring of this year I have travelled extensively in this country and in the Commonwealth ... At every stage along the way, Prince Philip and I have been overwhelmed by the crowds waiting for us and deeply moved by the warmth of their welcome.’