Queens Christmas Speech

The Queen's Christmas Broadcast in Full

Her Majesty The Queen | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK
Her Majesty The Queen

Sometimes it seems that reconciliation stands little chance in the face of war and discord. But, as the Christmas truce a century ago reminds us, peace and goodwill have lasting power in the hearts of men and women. On that chilly Christmas Eve in 1914 many of the German forces sang Silent Night, its haunting melody inching across the line. That carol is still much-loved today, a legacy of the Christmas truce, and a reminder to us all that even in the unlikeliest of places hope can still be found. A very happy Christmas to you all.

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The Queen's Christmas Broadcast in Full

Her Majesty The Queen | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK
Her Majesty The Queen

Below is the full text of Her Majesty The Queen's Christmas Message delivered today on television by her Royal Highness and broadcast to the entire Commonwealth. It is printed in full by kind permission of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second and Buckingham Palace.

The Queen's Christmas Broadcast in Full

Her Majesty The Queen | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK
Her Majesty The Queen

As London hosted a splendid summer of sport, all those who saw the achievement and courage at the Olympic and Paralympic Games were further inspired by the skill, dedication, training and teamwork of our athletes. In pursuing their own sporting goals, they gave the rest of us the opportunity to share something of the excitement and drama.

The Queen's Christmas Broadcast in Full

Her Majesty The Queen | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK
Her Majesty The Queen

In this past year my family and I have been inspired by the courage and hope we have seen in so many ways in Britain, in the Commonwealth and around the world.