Queen Camilla will ‘personally deliver’ Paddington toys at Barnardo’s teddy picnic


Thousands of Paddington Bear toys were left in tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II in September.

“So, three months later, after the Queen had died, it prehaps no surprise that at royal Palaces, parks and residences, in amongst cards and flowers, were hundreds and hundreds of of Paddington Bears.

“Even other members of the Royal Family commented, as they thanked crowds in the days after the Queen’s death.”

Following the late Queen’s death, Prince William was seen sharing a moment with a member of the public, stating that Paddington may have “knocked the corgi off the top spot now”.

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Camilla will ‘personally deliver’ the Paddijngton toys (Image: PA)

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Paddington toys were left amongst flower and card tributes (Image: PA)

Ms Campbell continued: “After the funeral, all the tributes were carefully removed and the cuddly toys given a thorough clean.”

The royal correspondent commented on photos that were released by the Palace which showed the bears having “free rein” of the Palace, which waiting for their “forever homes”.

Ms Campbell noted, in the report, that, on November 24, the Queen Consort will “deliver the first batch” of the one thousand teddies being delivered to children supported by Barnado’s.

In June, the nation joined together to celebrate the late Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away in September, attended a few of the events put on during the bank holiday weekend, although her ill health meant she wasn’t able to attend all events.

The late Queen passed away at her Balmoral residence in Scotland on September 8.

The longest-reigning British monarch was 96 years old.

A few months prior to the Jubilee celebrations, in February, the Queen commemorated 70 years on the throne.

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The Queen Consort pictured in Bow today (Image: PA)

Her state funeral was held at Westminster Abbey on September 19.

In February, the late Queen expressed her “sincere wish” for her daughter-in-law to be known as Queen Consort when Charles became King.

In an official statement released at the time, the late Queen wrote: “When, in the fullness of time, my son Charles becomes King, I know you will give him [Charles] and his wife Camilla the same support that you have given me.”


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