Diamond display at royal estate

The royal residence at Sandringham in Norfolk is putting on display some of the 100,000 cards which were sent to the Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

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Diamond Jubilee display at Queen's Norfolk home

This Easter weekend many cards will be flying around the country but last year's Diamond Jubilee saw more than 100,000 cards going to just one person.

Many of the handmade cards the Queen got from well-wishers during her Jubilee year are now on display at her Norfolk country retreat of Sandringham.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray and Sandringham House's Helen Walch

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Queen's Jubilee cards on display at Sandringham

The royal residence at Sandringham in Norfolk is putting on display some of the 100,000 cards which were sent to the Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

The cards are all handmade in a wide variety of materials and styles and the exhibition organisers say they are testament to their makers’ creativity and skill.

Sandringham House, Museum and Gardens open to the public on Saturday 30 March.

One of the handmade cards send to the Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee Credit: ITV Anglia / Natalie Gray
One of the more than 100,000 cards on display this Easter weekend at Sandringham Credit: ITV Anglia / Natalie Gray
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