King Juan Carlos’ Enthronement, 1975

Enthronements and Coronations mark the handing over of power from one generation to another, but in Spain on this day in 1975, the Enthronement of King Juan Carlos heralded the return of the Spanish Monarchy, more than 40 years after its abolishment. Continue reading

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Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s Golden Wedding Anniversary

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their Platinum (70th) Wedding Anniversary tomorrow! This year, they will mark the occasion privately and quietly. However, we are flashing back to their lavish Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebrations, which included a service at Westminster Abbey, lunch at the Guildhall, and most importantly for us: a Gala Concert at the Royal Festival Hall and a Ball at Windsor Castle. Continue reading