British Royal Family at Easter Service in Windsor

Members of the British Royal Family attended the Easter Service at St George’s Chapel on Easter Sunday, April 15th, in Windsor Castle. The younger Royals walked to the Chapel from the Castle while the Queen and Duke were driven. It was the first time the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended the Easter Service at Windsor. Continue reading

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Royal Maundy Service 2017

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh attended the Royal Maundy Service at Leicester Cathedral on Maundy Thursday, April 13th, in Leicester. Maundy Thursday is the Christian holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter. It commemorates the Maundy and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. The Queen commemorates Maundy by offering ‘alms’ to senior citizens in recognition of service to the church and to the local community. Continue reading

UK India Reception

The Queen gave a reception to mark the launch of the UK India Year of Culture 2017 at Buckingham Palace on February 27th. She was joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Earl of Wessex, Princess Eugenie and and other members of the Royal Family.The reception brought together the best of British and Indian culture and creativity, in honour of the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence this year. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited India last year. Continue reading