Charles and Di: In Private In Public

One of my favorite royal documentaries, Charles and Di: In Private In Public, was shot during the late 1980s. It includes glimpses of private family life, as well as official events and royal tours. Continue reading


Wedding of the Hereditary Prince and Princess of Oettingen-Spielberg

Hereditary Prince Franz Albrecht zu Oettingen-Spielberg married Baroness Cleopatra von Adelsheim von Ernest on July 9th in a religious service in Oettingen, Bavaria. The bride and groom, who come from illustrious families, were married in civil ceremony at the bride’s family estate in Adelsheim, Germany, earlier this summer. The religious wedding and reception were attended by celebrities and members of German Royal Houses.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Portsmouth

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched America’s Cup racing during an engagement at the 1851 Trust in Portsmouth on July 24th. The couple visited the BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) headquarters and presented the America’s Cup event winner trophy. The charity is aimed at getting children involved in maritime sports. The Duchess  opened a new Tech Deck education centre in Portsmouth in May. Continue reading

Wedding of the Earl of Arundel

Henry, Earl of Arundel and Surrey, eldest son and heir of the 18th Duke and Duchess of Norfolk, married Cecilia Colacicchi, daughter of Mr and Mrs William Colacicchi, on June 16th in Arundel, West Sussex. The wedding ceremony took place in the Cathedral Church of Our Lady and St Philip Howard, Arundel. The reception was probably held at Arundel Castle, the Family Seat of the Dukes of Norfolk. The groom’s father is the Earl Marshall and hereditary Marshal of England, and the premier Duke and Earl in the Peerage of England. Continue reading