Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Cornwall, who turns 72 today! While the Duchess can beautifully carry off some large Tiaras and huge gemstone necklaces, her signature jewels for decades have been Pearl Chokers! To mark her birthday we are taking a look at all of her Chokers, from the family and Royal heirlooms to the more recent gifts from the Prince of Wales- Continue reading
Members of the British Royal family celebrated the Queen’s Official Birthday by attending the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in London on June 8th. They rode in carriages to inspect the guards at Horse Guards Parade and then watched a flypast on the Balcony of Buckingham Palace. Continue reading
The Queen and members of the Royal Family are hosting the President of the United States of America, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump during their State Visit to the United Kingdom from June 3rd to June 5th. This is the third American State Visit, coming after the Queen had tea with the Trumps at Windsor Castle last year. Continue reading
The Prince of Wales (on behalf of the Queen) hosted the first annual Garden Party of 2019 at Buckingham Palace on May 15th. There are four annual Garden Parties hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Holyrood House for around 30,000 guests yearly, as well as a few special others. Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, who were crowned at Westminster Abbey on this day in 1937. Since we have already covered the coronation, today we are taking a look at one of it’s most glittering mementos; Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Rivière. Continue reading
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have just completed an Official Visit to Germany from May 7th-10th, at the request and on behalf of the British Government, to demonstrate the depth and breadth of the UK–Germany bilateral relationship and its enduring importance to both countries. The visit highlighted key themes in the relationship, as well as the shared history and cultural connections. The Prince of Wales has visited Germany several times, both publicly and privately, most notably with the late Princess in 1987, while the Duchess of Cornwall made an official visit in 2009.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have just completed an Official Visit to Cuba, as part of a long tour of six countries in the Caribbean from March 17 to the 29th. This was the first official visit by a member of the Royal Family to Cuba. The Prince and Duchess’ visit highlighted cultural and academic connections, links between the people of the U.K. and Cuba, and explore key themes, such as the arts, youth entrepreneurship, heritage restoration and sustainable agriculture.