Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Mary, who was born on this day in 1867! The Teck Princess who lived through the reigns of six monarchs and was the Queen Consort for twenty-five years, as well as a Queen Mother to two Kings and the Queen Grandmother to Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mary assembled much of the British Royal Family’s spectacular Jewellery Collection, which includes the Teck Turquoise Tiara!
Duchess of Gloucester
Royal Family at the Chelsea Flower Show 2023
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Princess Alexandra, and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent joined King Charles and Queen Camilla for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show at the Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 20th, while the Princess of Wales attended the first ever Children’s Picnic. Members of the Royal family have attended the Show, held by the Royal Horticultural Society, regularly since its inception in 1913. Continue reading
Garden Party at Buckingham Palace
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.
Garden Party at Buckingham Palace
The Royal Family hosted the first annual Garden Party of 2023 at Buckingham Palace on May 3rd, for the first time in the King’s Reign just days before the Coronation. There are usually four annual Garden Parties hosted by the Royal Family at Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Holyrood House for around 30,000 guests yearly, as well as a few special others. Continue reading
Next week marks the 70th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Mary! The Teck Princess who lived through the reigns of six monarchs and was the Queen Consort for twenty-five years, as well as a Queen Mother to two Kings and the Queen Grandmother to Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mary assembled much of the British Royal Family’s spectacular Jewellery Collection, so we are featuring some of the jewels in the days leading up to the anniversary, continuing with Queen Mary’s Iveagh Tiara!
Together at Christmas Carol Service at Westminster Abbey
The Royal Family joined the Princess of Wales for the second annual ‘Together at Christmas’ Carol Service at Westminster Abbey on December 15th. Spearheaded by the Princess, and supported by the Royal Foundation, the service recognises the selfless efforts of individuals, families and communities across the UK, and celebrate and showcase the joy that human connection and togetherness can bring.
Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at Guildhall Banquet
South African State Visit to Britain
King Charles III and Queen Camilla of the United Kingdom are hosting South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on his State Visit to Britain on November 22nd and 23rd, which is the first State Visit of King Charles’ Reign and the fourth South African State Visit to the United Kingdom since 1996.