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Prince Albert 150 - Celebrating Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton’s iconic Prince Albert statue - better known as ‘The Man on the Horse’ - is 150 years old this month. It was unveiled in November 1866 by Queen Victoria. The city is celebrating this landmark anniversary with events which everyone is invited to.


  • Wednesday 23 November, at 12.45pm in Queen Square
    HRH The Duke of Gloucester will unveil a plaque to commemorate the visit of his great great grandmother all those years ago.
  • Wednesday 30 November, at 1.00pm in Queen Square
    Is the actual anniversary of Victoria’s visit and will see the main celebrations take place. There will be a full military parade, a re-enactment of the Queen’s visit and a mass toast at 1.50 pm.  
  • Wednesday 30 November, at 5.00pm in St Peter’s Church
    There will be a multi faith service of thanksgiving.


Come and join in the celebrations - everyone is welcome!


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Last modified on Thursday, 01 December 2016 09:46

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