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1955 Royal tour - Brecon

Filmed August 6, 1955

In August 1955 Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh embarked on a tour of Wales. This BBC archive clip joins the royal party at the beginning of the tour as they visited the town of Brecon, and Newton Park, where the Brecknock Agricultural Society were hosting a show.

The Welsh flag

Image of the Welsh flag

Y Ddraig Goch

The current flag was adopted by royal decree only in 1959.

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