Are you going to be in London anytime between now and 2020? Then you have to visit the new Victoria Revealed Exhibition at Kensington Palace, which opened yesterday. Marking the 200th Anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth, the displays feature personal objects and an intimate account of her fascinating life and long reign. Among the objects are three Tiaras, which come from the collection of the Dukes of Fife, descendants of Queen Victoria’s granddaughter, Princess Louise. Continue reading
The Queen attended the Royal Maundy Service at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on March 29th. Maundy Thursday is the Christian holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter. It commemorates the Maundy and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. The Queen commemorates Maundy by offering ‘alms’ to senior citizens in recognition of service to the church and to the local community. The Duke of Edinburgh pulled out due to a hip problem.