Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Cornwall, who turns 74 today! While the Duchess can beautifully carry off some massive Tiaras and a large collection of chokers, she has also accumulated various gemstone and diamond suites, the favourite of which seems to be her splendid Modern Diamond Suite!
The British Royal Family attended the second day of races at the Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire on June 16th, for the first time since 2019. Royal Ascot is a permanent fixture on the British Royal Family’s June calendar. The Queen has attended all five days of the horse-racing event since 1953, but was not present for the second year ever (after last year) yesterday and today. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! The British Royal Family attended the first day of races at the Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire on June 15th, for the first time since 2019. Royal Ascot is a permanent fixture on the British Royal Family’s June calendar. The Queen has attended all five days of the horse-racing event since 1953, but was not present for the second time ever (after last year) today. Continue reading
The Queen and members of the Royal Family are in Cornwall to attend a series of events in connection to the ongoing G7 Summit, the meeting of the heads of government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The United Kingdom holds this year’s Presidency of the G7.
The Queen, accompanied by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, presided over the Official Opening of the Session of Parliament in the Chamber of the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London on May 11th. This was a ‘dressed down’ version of the State Opening, devoid of pageantry and ceremony, due to the ongoing Pandemic. The last State Opening was also a ‘dressed down’ affair in 2019, coming two months after the previous State Opening. The State Opening was also the Queen’s first public Engagement since the Death of the Duke of Edinburgh last month. Continue reading
The entire British Royal Family and some special Foreign Royal Guests attended the Ceremonial Royal Funeral of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on April 17th. The oldest and longest serving Consort to the longest-reigning Monarch in British History, the Duke passed away peacefully last week at Windsor Castle a few months before his 100th Birthday, and was heavily involved in the planning of his own Funeral, though they have been modified due to the ongoing Pandemic.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are on an Official Visit to Greece on March 24th and 25th, to attend the Greek Bicentenary Independence Day celebrations at the invitation of the Greek Prime Minister and at the request of the British Government. The Prince and Duchess last made an Official Visit to Greece in 2018.
Happy St. David’s Day, honouring the patron saint of Wales! To mark the day, we are featuring a historic royal heirloom with a special connection to Wales, which has been worn by generations of royal ladies: Queen Alexandra’s ‘Ladies of North Wales’ Leek Brooch!
Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating around the world! Royals have been releasing a plethora Christmas Cards and Messages this month, often with a family photo and/or a video. After the success of previous years, we are compiling the Royal Christmas Cards of 2020 alongside the various Christmas/New Year’s Speeches (which will be updated as they are released)! Continue reading