King Willem-Alexander 50th Birthday Dinner

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


Princess Benedikte’s Tiaras

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

State Opening of Parliament delayed

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.

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