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.
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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
Christmas Lunch at Windsor Castle
King Charles III and Queen Camilla hosted their first Christmas Lunch for members of the extended British Royal Family at Windsor Castle on December 20th, continuing the late Queen’s tradition of hosting a lunch for those family members who aren’t invited to spend Christmas with the Royal Family at Sandringham in Norfolk, due to lack of space. Since this is a private event, we only get pictures of the royals arriving and departing. Continue reading
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.
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.
Royal Family at Remembrance Sunday 2022
The Royal Family attended the annual Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph on Whitehall in London on Remembrance Sunday, November 13th, honouring those who have lost their lives in conflict. The Royal Family attended the Royal British Legion’s Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall last night, for the first time in the Reign of King Charles III. Continue reading
Royal Festival of Remembrance 2022
Queen Elizabeth II’s Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle
Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives joined the British Royal Family for the Committal Service for Queen Elizabeth II at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on September 19th, following the Funeral at Westminster Abbey and a Procession through London. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week. Continue reading
Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II
Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives and Heads of State and Representatives of 121 Countries joined the British Royal Family for the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19th, followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week.