Queen presents New Colours to Scots Guards

The Queen presented new colours to the 1st Battalion and F Company Scots Guards in the Garden of Buckingham Palace on May 18th. The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, was accompanied by her cousin, the Duke of Kent, who is the Colonel of the Regiment. Continue reading


Duchess of Kent’s Tiaras

Happy Birthday to HRH Katherine, Duchess of Kent, who turns 84 today. The wife of the Queen’s first cousin, the Duchess has been attending grand royal events since her wedding in 1961. Here we take a look at the stunning royal tiaras she has worn to those events, some reflecting the Kent’s financial circumstances throughout the past 50 years. Click HERE to see our biography on the Duchess. As always, click on the underlined / highlighted links to get to the post about a person / tiara / or event.  Continue reading

Queen’s Christmas Lunch at Buckingham Palace

Members of the British Royal Family attended the Queen’s annual Christmas Lunch at Buckingham Palace on December 20th. This lunch is held for those royals who aren’t invited to spend Christmas with the Queen at Sandringham in Norfolk. Since this is a private event, we only get pictures of the royals arriving and departing. It was announced that the Queen would be stepping down as head from 25 organisations at the end of her 90th year. Other members of the Royal Family will take over her positions.
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Remembrance Sunday 2016

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were joined by members of the British Royal Family for the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were joined by the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, the The Duck & Duchess of Cambridge, Dukes of York, Gloucester, and Kent, Earl & Countess of Wessex, and the Princess Royal for the military parade and wreath- laying ceremony. Continue reading