28 September 2018
Queen of the World prize

To celebrate the release of Robert Hardman’s new book Queen of the World, we’re giving you the chance to win 2 x copies of the book, alongside a special commemorative Sapphire coronation coin from The Royal Mint and a wonderful Fortnum & Mason hamper. A true treat for all fans of the Royal family and her Majesty the Queen.

More about the book:

With interviews with the Royal family and the royal household, in his book Robert Hardman paints a personal portrait of Her Majesty the Queen, telling the story of how she has helped redefine the monarchy over the past 70 years – and won hearts across the world in the process. This enthralling book takes you behind the scenes, filled with brilliant stories of drama, intrigue and glamour; it’s is not to be missed.

More about the coin and The Royal Mint:

The Royal Mint has an unbroken history of minting British coinage dating back over 1,100 years. Based in the Tower of London for over 500 years, by 1812 The Royal Mint had moved out of the Tower to premises on London’s Tower Hill. In 1967 the building of a new Royal Mint began on its current site in South Wales, UK, to accommodate the minting of UK decimal coinage. 

The Royal Mint celebrates the 65th anniversary year of the coronation of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II. The commemorative coin pays tribute to this remarkable woman and her equally remarkable reign.

 The Queen has given the nation so many special moments and milestones to celebrate and The Royal Mint is proud to have been there for every anniversary and occasion for the Royal Family. The Royal Mint has commemorated these key events for the Royal Family and therefore, for the nation.

More about Fortnum & Mason:

Fortnum & Mason has been a fixture in London since 1707, when William Fortnum – quite the entrepreneur – took a post as a footman in Queen Anne’s household, and began to repurpose half-used candles for profit. He met Hugh Mason in a spare room in St James’s shortly thereafter, and the rest, as they say, is grocery. Renowned for its famous teas, Scotch eggs, handmade chocolates, and wicker hampers – each of which play a large part in Fortnum’s centuries of history – the iconic brand remains committed to imagination and discovery. It’s no wonder that Fortnum’s is proudly serving its 12th monarch. 1st March 2012, in fact, was a historic day at Fortnum & Mason: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge, visited the Piccadilly store to open the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, and inspect the special Diamond Jubilee range created in celebration of her reign.

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Terms and conditions:

1.  No purchase necessary to enter the online prize draw.

2. This prize draw is open to UK residents aged 18 years or over, with the exception of employees of the Promoter, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion.

3. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of posting or sending is not proof of receipt. Automatically generated entries and entries via agents or third parties are invalid and will not be counted.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. The potential winner may be required to provide Promoter with proof that he/she is the authorised account holder of the user name/account associated with the winning entry.

6. The Promoter cannot be held responsible for non-receipt of entries due to technical problems or network difficulties.

7. All correctly completed entries received by the closing date (29th October) will be entered into a prize draw, which will take place by 5th November 2019.

8. One winner will be drawn at random and notified via email shortly thereafter.

9. The winner will have 14 days to confirm acceptance of their prize otherwise the Promoter reserves the right to reallocate the prize to a reserve winner.

10.  The prize the winner is 2 x copies of Robert Hardman’s book Queen of the World, 1 x The Grosvenor Hamper from Fortnum & Mason, 1 x Sapphire Coronation 2018 UK £5 Silver Proof Coin from The Royal Mint.

11. By taking part in the Promotion, the winner acknowledges that they may be required to take part in relevant publicity without further consent or payment. Such publicity may include, without limitation, the winners’ name and/or image, statements made by the winner concerning the Promotion and/or prizes obtained as part of the Promotion.

12. Prizes are subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.

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