Grenfell Tower Memorial Service at St Paul’s Cathedral

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Duchess of Cambridge at Rugby Portobello Trust

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

Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace 2017

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 portraitContinue reading

Royal Variety Performance 2017

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