The Queen hosted the second annual Garden Party of 2019 at Buckingham Palace on May 21st. 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. Click HERE for the first, which was hosted by the Prince of Wales on behalf of the Queen.
Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Kent, who turns 86 today! One of the longest-working members of the Royal Family, who has been largely retired for the past two decades, the Duchess once had access to an illustrious jewellery collection, which we have featured previously, and much of which has been modified or sold. However, today’s piece is an heirloom that is reportedly still with the Duchess.
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh hosted their annual Christmas Lunch for members of the extended British Royal Family at Buckingham Palace on December 19th. This lunch is held for those family members who aren’t invited to spend Christmas with the Queen at Sandringham in Norfolk, due to lack of space. Since this is a private event, we only get pictures of the royals arriving and departing. Continue reading
The Queen and members of the Royal Family attended the annual Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday, November 11th, marking the centenary of the Armistice and the end of the First World War. For the second year, the Queen observed the proceedings from a Balcony, while the Duke of Edinburgh was absent for the first time in over 70 years. Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a two-day State Visit to the United Kingdom, at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties on October 23rd and 24th. This is the first Dutch State Visit to Britain since 1982. Click HERE for Day 1! Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a two-day State Visit to the United Kingdom, at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties on October 23rd and 24th. This is the first Dutch State Visit to Britain since 1982. Continue reading
Princess Eugenie of York, younger daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, married Jack Brooksbank at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on October 12th. The bride is 9th-in-line to the Throne, and the first of the Queen’s male-line granddaughters to get married. The couple announced their engagement in January. Continue reading