The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry cheered on runners at the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon as part of their Heads Together Campaign on April 23rd. There have been events throughout the week, leading up to the Marathon. Click HERE for Prince Harry’s Podcast, HERE for the Duke of Cambridge and Lady Gaga’s FaceTime Conversation, HERE for the Duchess of Cambridge hosting Marathon Runners, HERE to see the Royal Trio opening the Global Academy, HERE to listen to their conversation on Heads Together, and HERE to see the Duke and Duchess at BBC Radio 1. Continue reading
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry officially opened The Global Academy in support of Heads Together on April 20th in London. The Global Academy is a school designed to prepare students for careers in the broadcast and digital media industry, offering academic and vocational training. The Academy has an hour of mental wellbeing on the curriculum every week, recognising the issue and removing the stigma associated with it. The Duke, Duchess, and Prince have been focusing of their Heads Together campaign this month ahead of the London marathon. Click HERE to hear Prince Harry’s Podcast, HERE to see Prince William’s FaceTime Conversation with Lady Gaga, and HERE to look at the Duchess hosting a group of Heads Together London Marathon runners. Continue reading
Prince Harry spoke to the Telegraph’s Bryony Gordon for the first episode of her new podcast, Mad World, where she interviews guests about their mental health experiences. The half-hour conversation provides listeners with a candid insight into the inner-most thoughts of a modern young royal. Listen to the podcast by clicking on the link below- Continue reading
The Prince of Wales, attending on behalf of the Queen, was accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry at the commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France on April 9th. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Governor General David Johnston were also present, as was President Hollande of France. The Battle took place between 9th – 12th April 1917, and was part of the opening phase of the Battle of Arras. The four divisions of the Canadian Corps, as well as other Allies, faced off against three divisions of the German Sixth Army. It is seen as Canada’s most notable military victory and a symbol of the birth of Canadian National pride. The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is the largest Canadian Memorial to the First World War in Europe.
Prince Harry attended the Nepal Bicentennial Reception at the Nepalese Embassy in London on March 21st, marking 200 years of links between the UK and Nepal. He made a speech and met Gurkha families. Prince Harry visited Nepal last year.
Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth, was accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales & Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry, Duke of York and Earl of Wessex to attend the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey for Commonwealth Day– March 13th- in London. Earlier in the day, the Queen launched the Baton relay for the Commonwealth games. Continue reading
The British Royal Family attended a Service of Dedication on Horse Guards Parade on March 9th in London. The Queen formally unveiled the new Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial in Victoria Embankment Gardens and the other members of the family attended a reception. Most of the members of the Royal family have either served or visited Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue reading