King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands hosted a private dinner at the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague on April 29th for foreign royals, family, and friends. Earlier in the day, the Royal Family and their guests participated in a Sports Day in Rotterdam. On the 28th, the King held a dinner for 150 guests at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. Continue reading
The Swedish Royal Family celebrated King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 71st Birthday in the Outer Courtyard of the Royal Palace of Stockholm on April 30th. Continue reading
Happy 71st Birthday to King XVI Gustaf of Sweden. The Swedish Royal Family have a very large tiara collection, and since the King is the Head of the Royal family, many of these tiaras are worn because of the lady’s relation to him. In honour of his birthday, take a look at the Swedish Royal Tiaras- Continue reading
Happy Wedding Anniversary to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who got married on this day 6 years ago. The couple have two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, and it was announced earlier this year that they are permanently moving to London, from Amner Hall, their country house in Norfolk. Take a look at scenes from their wedding below- Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Princess Bendikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg who turns 73 today. Daughter of a Danish King and Swedish Princess, sister of the Queens of Greece and Denmark, cousin of the Kings of Sweden and Norway, and the consort of a German Prince, she has attended many glittering occasions throughout the last 60 years. Take a look at the tiaras she has worn at those events- Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands hosted a Dinner at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam on April 28th, to mark his 50th Birthday on the 27th, for 150 guests that have a jubilee birthday the same day as the King. After the Dinner, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam is open for 50 hours, from 8pm on April 28th to midnight on the 30th, for free. Continue reading
UPDATE- Due to a delay with the Queen’s Speech, the State Opening of Parliament will take place on Wednesday 21st June
The Annual State Opening of Parliament will take place on June 19th, due to the Snap UK General Election. This year, the Queen will not wear evening dress and robes, and will not travel to the Palace of Westminster in a carriage. The is the first “dressed down” State Opening since March 1974, during a Snap UK Election back then. The annual Garter Service, scheduled for June 19th, has been cancelled. Click HERE to read about last year’s State Opening of Parliament.