The Queen greets an excited crowd at Balmoral. The show grounds bulge with a frenzy of excited youths. Join them in their pursuit the royal car, if you too are eager to get a glimpse of the new monarch.
The deafening welcome of 20,000 excited youths may be missing from this historic event, but their enthusiasm for the royal visitors is still tangible. Enjoy a glimpse of the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II as she begins her coronation tour of Northern Ireland. This rare colour footage reveals the beautiful smoky blue coat described by Lady Wakehurst in the black and white film A Governor’s Notebook. As the glamorous royal couple depart we get to peek their next destination.
This film was digitised as part of the BFI's Unlocking Film Heritage project