Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey 2018

Members of the British Royal Family attended the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 12th, Commonwealth Day. The Queen is the Head of the Commonwealth, and the Commonwealth Service is the largest annual inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom. The Queen has sent a message to the Commonwealth for the occasion. 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

King Michael of Romania’s Funeral

Members of the Romanian Royal Family, Foreign Royalty and Heads of State attended the State Funeral of King Michael of Romania on December 16th. King Michael died in Switzerland on December 5th, at the age of 96. He first became King in 1927, and though he hasn’t been the reigning Head of State since 1947, the Government is giving the late King a State Funeral, in line with the plans to give the Royal Family Official Status in Romania. 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