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Meet the Diamond (re)Collection Panel

Wednesday, 14 November 2012


Today we will be presenting Her Majesty The Queen, Patron of the Royal Commonwealth Society and Head of the Commonwealth with the sealed Jubilee Time Capsule. Her Majesty will receive the Diamond (re)Collection (top 60 entries) at a special presentation … Continue reading

Guest Post by Marie-Therese

Tuesday, 09 October 2012


Hello, my name is Marie-Therese, I’m 18 years old and am taking a gap year before entering the baffling world of university, where I will hopefully be reading Human Sciences. My time at the JTC came to an end last … Continue reading

Jubilee Time Capsule closed for submissions!

Monday, 01 October 2012


The Jubilee Time Capsule closed for submissions on 30th September 2012. We have been overwhelmed with the thousands of fantastic entries we’ve received from across the Commonwealth. From stories of school days to stories of independence days, and from memories of the … Continue reading

Only 3 weeks to go until the Jubilee Time Capsule is sealed…

Monday, 10 September 2012

QEII Diamond Jubilee

There are only 3 weeks to go until our special Jubilee Time Capsule is sealed forever, a digital Diamond Jubilee gift to Her Majesty the Queen! When we say ‘ours’ we really do mean it – people from all over … Continue reading

Remembering: the Bicentennial of the Abolition of the Slave Trade

Thursday, 23 August 2012

William Hague

Today is the international day of Slavery Remembrance, which William Hague has marked out as one of the most memorable days in British history with his entry to the JTC. He remembers 25th March, 2007- the 200th anniversary of the abolition … Continue reading

Guest Post from Intern Alice

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Oscar Pistorius
John Samson's Drawing

Today is my last day as an intern at the RCS after 4 months of mainly working on the Jubilee Time Capsule. Helping out at the RCS through this hectic summer in Britain gave me loads of opportunities I would … Continue reading

The London 2012 Olympics Close With A Party!

Monday, 13 August 2012

Closing Ceremony London 2012

17 days of London 2012 Olympic events closed yesterday with a celebration of British pop music through the past several decades. From the Spice Girls to Annie Lennox to a video tribute to John Lennon, a wide variety of music … Continue reading

Just 2 Months to Go Until The JTC Closes!

Monday, 30 July 2012

Roger Bannister
Expo 88 Center in Brisbane

There are exactly two months to go until the Jubilee Time Capsule closes on September 30th! We have 16,770 days to fill and we need you to help us fill as many of them as possible! Here are a few … Continue reading

The Grenada Olympic Team Arrive in London!

Monday, 23 July 2012

Grenada Team Arrives for the Olympics

The athletes (and tourists) have started rolling into London for the fast-approaching London 2012 Olympics and the High Commission of Grenada told the Jubilee Time Capsule about their athletes’ time in the run up to the Olympics. While we enjoy … Continue reading

JTC reveals Brits’ most memorable moments of the last 60 years

Friday, 20 July 2012

Manchester Coronation Street Party 1953
Princess Diana
Silver jubilee2
Pupils from All Saints School at the Commonwealth Day Observance
world cup
River pageant
Royal Wedding

We have received entries from over 16,000 Brits so far in the Jubilee Time Capsule and from those entries, we have compiled a list of Brits’ most memorable days of the last 60 years. From the moon landing to the … Continue reading