Wedding of Princess Alexandra of Kent

Happy Anniversary to Princess Alexandra of Kent, who got married to the Hon. Angus Ogilvy on this day in 1963 at Westminster Abbey. The only daughter of Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece, Princess Alexandra is the only paternal female cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Alexandra and the later Sir Angus had two children, and were married until his death in 2004. Take a look below at scenes from the wedding- Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry reflect for Heads Together

Kensington palace has released a video of a conversation between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at Kensington Palace.  The Royal Trio spoke about emotional changes new parents go through, bereavement, the stresses of modern childhood, and dealing with trauma in the workplace. They also reflected on the growth of the campaign over the last year. Watch the video below-

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Royal Maundy Service, 1952

Later today, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will attend the Royal Maundy Service at Leicester Cathedral, where she will distribute ceremonial Maundy money to 91 men and 91 women from the local community. 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. take a look below at the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at the Maundy Thursday Service 65 years ago, on April 10, 1952,  at Westminster Abbey, which was also the Queen’s first public engagement since her accession that February.  Continue reading

Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace, 1991

While last year’s group picture from the Annual Diplomatic Reception was a first, it wasn’t the first time cameras had been at Buckingham Palace during the event. In 1991, the BBC were given special access to the Queen, when they filmed her for a whole year for a Special documentary released in honour of her 40th Jubilee in 1992. Among the many events they covered was the Reception. Take a look at some of the scenes (and Tiaras) below- Continue reading