Queen Camilla, Colonel-in-Chief, was joined by Royal Colonels, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester and the Duchess of Gloucester, as she presided over the biennial Rifles Regiment Awards Dinner at the Guildhall in London on the evening of November 30th. The last Dinner was held in November 2021. Continue reading
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden joined the Prince and Princess of Wales to attend the Royal Variety Performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London on November 30th, during their Official Visit to Britain. The Performance is in aid of the Royal Variety Charity, of which the late Queen was patron, which helps entertainers throughout the UK, who need help and assistance as a result of old age, ill-health, or hard times.
Last week, Heirloom Jewels from the Orléans Royal Family and the Bourbon Parma Royal Family were loaned to Royal and Noble Débutantes for Le Bal des Débutantes in Paris, with the spectacular Orléans-Braganza Diamond Tiara appearing on the head of Archduchess Ildiko of Austria, Princess of Hungary!
King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain were joined by the Princess of Asturias as they presided over the Solemn Opening Ceremony of the XV Legislature, a joint session of Parliament, Congress of Deputies and Senate, at the Palacio de las Cortes in Madrid on November 29th, a month after the Princess’ 18th Birthday Celebrations.
As Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden begin their Official Visit to Britain today, it is confirmed that they will be received by the Prince and Princess of Wales at Windsor Castle tomorrow, ahead of the Royal Variety Performance. The Swedish and British Royal Families have had a long and close family relationship over the years, with several Official and Private Royal Visits to Britain over the last century!
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh continued their 6-month Commonwealth Tour in Panama, on this day in 1953, following Tours around the United Kingdom after the Queen’s Coronation. The stops in Bermuda, Jamaica, and Panama were followed by visits to Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand, Australia, Ceylon, Aden, Uganda, Malta and Gibraltar. Panama became the first foreign nation visited by the Queen after her accession.
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands inaugurated the ‘Iris van Herpen: Sculpting the Senses’ Exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratif in Paris on the evening of November 28th, ahead of attending the ‘Viviane Sassen – Phosphor: Art & Fashion’ at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie tomorrow.