Trafal­gar Square, Lon­don

The People's Friend Special - - FUN FACTS -

Stand­ing at over

20 me­tres tall and usu­ally over 50 years old, Lon­don’s Nor­we­gian spruce is cho­sen from the woods around Oslo.

The tra­di­tion of Nor­way send­ing Lon­don a tree started in 1947 by way of thanks for Bri­tain’s as­sis­tance dur­ing

World War II. When the tree is felled in Nor­way, West­min­ster’s Lord Mayor, the Bri­tish am­bas­sador to Nor­way and the Mayor of Oslo are present.

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