Death of Elizabeth II: why Paddington bears are no longer welcome around Buckingham

Since the death of Elizabeth II, thousands of people have come to pay their respects to the queen near Buckingham Palace. Besides the bunches of flowers, they also put Paddington bears and marmalade sandwiches there. As of Monday, September 12, the management of the Royal Parks has asked visitors to stop…

The UK is in mourning since Thursday, September 8, after the announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The awards are increasing worldwide. Many Britons flocked around Buckingham Palace, which was the official residence of the mother of Charles III, to salute the memory of the sovereign. Of those Bouquets of flowers deposited there, but not only, other visitors also brought Paddington Bear and marmalade sandwiches. A nod to the video shot on the occasion of Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee in England, which was released in June on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of her reign. In this two and a half minute sketch, the grandmother of Princes William and Harry is featured alongside Paddington Bear, a British literary icon. We discovered there the Queen of England having tea with a small teddy bear at Buckingham Palace. In the middle of a discussion, the famous Paddington bear offers him a taste of marmalade sandwich. The queen politely declined, explaining that she already had one in her bag that she was saving for later.

Visitors are invited to deposit only “organic or compostable materials”

However, since Monday, September 12, the management of the Royal Parks asked the public to stop abandoning the small teddy bears wearing a red hat and a blue raincoat. “We ask that guests not bring anything other than flowers, such as teddy bears or balloons”says the Royal Parks website, as revealed Information on France. An ecological reason highlighted: “In the interest of sustainability, we ask visitors to deposit only organic or compostable materials”, is it meant. Tens of thousands of flowers, as well as cards or even children’s drawings, placed in front of Buckingham Palace were also gathered in Green Park. “Around these bouquets of flowers, no plastic, a CNews reporter reportedjust because these bouquets go straight into the compost to be used in the royal gardens.

For the funeral of Elizabeth II, which will take place on Monday, September 19, strict protocolbut also as environmentally friendly as possible, implemented by the British authorities. In fact, the latter asked foreign heads of state and their spouses to attend the Queen’s funeral to go there. in commercial flights, not a private jet. Helicopters are also prohibited. Finally, leaders should also not be able to use their own state cars to travel to Westminster Abbey, but should board special chartered buses. Constraints that raise important questions from a security point of view…

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Many people came to honor Queen Elizabeth II of England in front of ch
In addition to bouquets of flowers, guests placed Paddington bears and marmalade sandwiches in front of the gates of Buckingham Palace.

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Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin procession from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to St Giles Cathedral
A nod to the video shot on the occasion of Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee in England, which was released in June on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of her reign.

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Prayer for the death of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh
However, since Monday, September 12, the management of Royal Parks has asked the public to stop leaving the little teddy bears wearing red hats and blue raincoats.

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Prayer for the death of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh
“We prefer that visitors do not bring non-flower items, such as teddy bears or balloons,” says the Royal Parks website.

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Prayer for the death of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh
An ecological reason is put forward.

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Flowers were laid in honor of the Queen
“In the interest of sustainability, we ask visitors to deposit only organic or compostable materials,” it explained.

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Flowers were laid in honor of the Queen
Tens of thousands of flowers, as well as cards or even children’s drawings, placed in front of Buckingham Palace were also gathered in Green Park.

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Flowers were placed in front of the castle gates in honor of Elizabeth II
“Around these bouquets of flowers, there is no plastic, reports a reporter from CNews, because these bouquets go to the compost that will then be used in the royal gardens.”

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Flowers were placed in front of the castle gates in honor of Elizabeth II
For the funeral of Elizabeth II, which will take place this Monday, September 19, a strict protocol, but also the most respectful of the environment possible, has been put in place by the British authorities.

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Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton meet people who have come to pay their respects to Elizabeth II
In fact, the latter asked foreign heads of state and their spouses to attend the queen’s funeral to go there through commercial flights.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet people who have come to pay their respects to Elizabeth II
Leaders should also not be able to use their own state cars to get to Westminster Abbey, but must take special chartered buses.

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