Centenary Anniversary Romanov Commemoration

On Saturday 7th July, the Lord-Lieutenant attended the unveiling of a monument, marking the 100th anniversary of the deaths of the Russian royal family.  The seven-and-a-half-tonne granite monument was unveiled in Jubilee Park, East Cowes, close to Osborne House which the Romanov family visited in the years before World War One

Descendants of the Romanovs as well as Russian Orthodox bishops and a choir from Minsk, Belarus, attended the unveiling which was part of a weekend of commemorative events on the Island.

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