The Duchess of Cambridge joined children and families to celebrate the work of the Rugby Portobello Trust at its community centre in London on December 12th. She learned more about the centre’s range of support services for young people, families and the local community. Continue reading
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Children’s Global Media Summit at the Manchester Central Convention Complex in Manchester on December 6th. Continue reading
Queen Elizabeth II hosted the annual Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace on December 5th. The glittering white tie affair is the the main ambassadorial social event of the year in London.In addition to ambassadors, high commissioners and their partners, around 600 foreign diplomats based in London were among the guests together with around 300 British diplomats and senior figures from commerce, education, broadcasting and the arts. As usual, there were no pictures released from inside the event, even after last year’s surprise portrait. Continue reading
The Duchess of Cambridge visited Robin Hood Primary School in London on November 29th, to celebrate their work with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Campaign for School Gardening. Continue reading
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium on November 24th. The event is in aid of the Royal Variety Charity, of which the Queen is patron, which helps entertainers throughout the UK, who need help and assistance as a result of old age, ill-health, or hard times. The Duke and Duchess were delayed by an incident at the nearby Oxford Circus Station. Continue reading
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Birmingham for a day of engagements on November 22nd. Continue reading
Happy Platinum (70th) Anniversary to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh! With one of the largest jewellery collections in the world, the Queen is always adorned with valuable and historic jewels. In honour of this very special anniversary, we are taking a look at the Queen’s most special jewels- her Wedding Gift Bracelet from the Duke of Edinburgh. Continue reading
The Duchess of Cambridge visited the Hornsey Road Children’s Centre in London on November 14th to see some of the valuable family and parental support services offered by the charity Family Action, of which The Queen is Patron. This engagement was originally scheduled for September 4th, when it was postponed after the announcement of the Duchess’ pregnancy.