Ed Parnell's Cunning Plan

I been here and there with receding hair…

Edward Heath’s 96 Foot Model Of Buckingham Palace Burns To The Ground For Charity (VIDEO)

with one comment

A 96-foot effigy of Buckingham Palace burned to the ground this weekend, courtesy of a UK man named Edward Heath. But don’t worry, there’s no need to alert Scotland Yard. The impressive pyrotechnic show was put on with a seal of approval from the Queen herself, reports the Daily Mail. The event was planned as a charity bonfire, not as a fiery political statement.

Heath, who happens to share the same name as a former British Prime Minister, torched his 96-foot wide model of the palace after spending nearly five months fashioning the intricate replica from 1,000 wooden panels. The mini Buckingham featured the famous gates, a version of the balcony where Prince William and Kate Middleton shared there first married kiss, and even a tiny Union Flag to complete the piece.

The structure was set aflame to a crowd of nearly 2,000 observers this past Sunday at the Royal Oak pub in Dilhorne, Staffs, transforming from model home to embers in about an hour and a half. Commenting on the flaming performance, Heath stated to the Daily Mail, “It was absolutely brilliant, the crowd was just massive, the nice weather must have brought them all out. Everything went perfectly.”

via Edward Heath’s 96 Foot Model Of Buckingham Palace Burns To The Ground For Charity (VIDEO).

Advertisements

Written by edparnell

November 16, 2012 at 2:27 am

Posted in Cool

One Response

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. Reblogged this on Bag Lady Boutique.

    bagladyboutique

    November 16, 2012 at 3:43 am


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: