Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Coventry

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the city Coventry in the West Midlands for a day of engagements, including visits to Coventry Cathedral, Coventry University, and a Foundation, on January 16th.   Continue reading

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Royal Galas 2017

It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2017. While the (quite rare) White Tie and Tiara events get a lot of attention, the (more frequent) Gala or Black Tie events are usually forgotten. Today we are taking a look at some of the Royal Black Tie and Gala events of 2017- Continue reading

Christmas Lunch at Buckingham Palace

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh hosted their annual Christmas Lunch for members of the extended British Royal Family at Buckingham Palace on December 20th. This lunch is held for those family members who aren’t invited to spend Christmas with the Queen at Sandringham in Norfolk, due to lack of space. Since this was a private event, we only got pictures of the royals arriving and departing. 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