Happy Birthday to Zara Tindall, who turns 42 today! The late Queen’s only female-line granddaughter who is an accomplished equestrian and an Olympic Silver Medalist, Zara has not worn many Royal Heirlooms, though she debuted a specular jewel at the Coronation earlier this month: Princess Anne’s Diamond Bow Brooch!
Garden Party at Buckingham Palace
Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle
Following the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Abbey and the Reception for Royalty and Heads of State at Buckingham Palace, the British Royal Family attended a Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle on the evening of May 7th.
Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla
Royalty and Heads of State from around the world have gathered to join the British Royal Family for the spectacular Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Abbey on May 6th, which is the first British Coronation in 70 years. The Ceremony follows the King’s Accession Council in September as well as a Reception for Royalty and Heads of State at Buckingham Palace.
Coronation Reception at Buckingham Palace
On the eve of the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla, the British Royal Family hosted a Reception at Buckingham Palace for Foreign Royalty and Heads of State who are in London to attend the Coronation. Earlier, the Royal Family hosted a Reception for Realm Governors General and Commonwealth Prime Minsters.
Easter at Windsor Castle
The King, Queen and members of the Royal Family attended the annual Easter Sunday Service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on April 9th, which is also the Anniversary of the Wedding of the King and Queen and the Death of the Duke of Edinburgh in 2021.
Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey 2023
King Charles III, Head of the Commonwealth, and Queen Camilla (wearing Queen Mary’s Russian Sapphire Cluster Brooch) were accompanied by the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence as they attended the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey on March 13th. The King is the Head of the Commonwealth, and the Commonwealth Service is the largest annual inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom.
Church at Sandringham
Funeral of King Constantine II of Greece
Royal Guests from around the world joined the Greek Royal Family for the the Funeral of King Constantine II of Greece at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens at noon on January 16th, which will be followed by the Burial in the Royal Cemetery at Tatoi Palace. The former King Constantine II was an Olympic Gold Medalist before becoming the Sovereign for nine years and then being exiled for over 40 years, returning to Greece only a decade ago. Continue reading
Christmas Lunch at Windsor Castle
King Charles III and Queen Camilla hosted their first Christmas Lunch for members of the extended British Royal Family at Windsor Castle on December 20th, continuing the late Queen’s tradition of hosting a lunch for those family members who aren’t invited to spend Christmas with the Royal Family at Sandringham in Norfolk, due to lack of space. Since this is a private event, we only get pictures of the royals arriving and departing. Continue reading