HRH the Queen visits Halifax and the Piece Hall

Looking back in pictures 15 years ago when Queen Elizabeth II visited Halifax

It is 15 years since the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visited Halifax.

It was the first time in over 50 years years that the people of Halifax have had a chance to see the Queen when she visited the town's Piece Hall and Halifax High School n 2004. Here we look at back at her visit. Can you see anyone in the crowds or can you remember the visit?

The day started at 9.55am when the Royal party were greeted at Halifax railway station by Calderdale's Mayor Geraldine Carter.
The day started at 9.55am when the Royal party were greeted at Halifax railway station by Calderdale's Mayor Geraldine Carter.
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After meeting staff and pupils at Halifax High she watched a drama rehearsal and present awards.
After meeting staff and pupils at Halifax High she watched a drama rehearsal and present awards.
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The Queen first visited Halifax in July 1949 when she was then Princess Elizabeth. She came to the town with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, for a two-hour visit.
The Queen first visited Halifax in July 1949 when she was then Princess Elizabeth. She came to the town with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, for a two-hour visit.
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She was given a baby outfit in pale blue wool for her young son, Prince Charles, and a box of sweets.
She was given a baby outfit in pale blue wool for her young son, Prince Charles, and a box of sweets.
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