The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > British Royals

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #621  
Old 12-13-2013, 06:08 PM
HereditaryPrincess's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
Picture of the Week Team Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Greater London, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,485
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dman View Post
I'm just guessing William & Catherine will take George along at the lunch. Sometimes we do see some of the kids arrive with their parents at the extended family Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace. It's a private family event so, no, we don't get pictures from inside.
Thanks for the reply Dman. So we'll be expecting photos of the arrivals this year, like the previous years.
__________________

__________________
"She is a little angel and like her name, she brings sunshine even on cloudy days. From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to thank each and every one of you for your lovely best wishes for our daughter. She feels very loved". HRH Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland on her daughter, HRH Princess Leonore, Duchess of Gotland.
Reply With Quote
  #622  
Old 12-13-2013, 06:18 PM
Iluvbertie's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Bathurst, Australia
Posts: 9,464
Taking the children to the extended family lunch makes sense when they are able to comprehend what is going on but could be very scary for the very young so I suspect that neither George nor Maud would be in attendance this year.

As for church - no George until about 2017 or 2018 when he is old enough to behave appropriately.

Zara is due in January but depending on when in January will determine whether or not she attends Christmas with the others. When Autumn was due in late December they didn't attend then as she stayed at home and Anne's branch of the family stayed with them in Gloucestershire. Now if Zara is due in the first week in January I could see this happening again - no Anne or her family at Sandringham so they are all able to support Zara but if she is due mid-late January then Christmas at Sandringham is a probability.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #623  
Old 12-13-2013, 08:29 PM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Atlanta, United States
Posts: 2,124
Based on Kate's comments about George liking seeing all the people about at his christening, he may enjoy the big family BP lunch.
Reply With Quote
  #624  
Old 12-13-2013, 10:21 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,150
Quote:
Originally Posted by HereditaryPrincess View Post
Thanks for the reply Dman. So we'll be expecting photos of the arrivals this year, like the previous years.
I would hope we will get to see them arrive at the lunch this year.
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #625  
Old 12-13-2013, 10:31 PM
Archduchess Zelia's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Posts: 2,337
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iluvbertie View Post
Taking the children to the extended family lunch makes sense when they are able to comprehend what is going on but could be very scary for the very young so I suspect that neither George nor Maud would be in attendance this year.
IIRC Lady Rose Gilman brought a very young Rufus to the lunch last year and I don't really see how a Christmas lunch can be scary. Overwhelming, sure, but hardly scary (at least that's my own experience with a large extended family). I would understand if William and Catherine decided not to bring George though. Given his young age, there's nothing for him to do there except being showed off. Same goes for Frederick, Sophie and Maud.
__________________
"I am Denmark's first female Prime Minister. But you know what? I won't be the last."
— Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark

Reply With Quote
  #626  
Old 12-13-2013, 11:18 PM
Queen Camilla's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago, United States
Posts: 1,292
I don't think Zara will travel to Sandringham as she looks like she already dropped.

She may attend the lunch but that's a big if, especially if she plans to deliver in Glouchester.

I don't think we'll see George at Sandringham, maybe the lunch.

I think this year will be James' debut at the Sandringham church.
He is more than old enough as Margarita Armstrong-Jones was attending church when she was younger than James.
Reply With Quote
  #627  
Old 12-14-2013, 06:43 AM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 1,185
Freddie and Sophie told Hello magazine they were taking Maud to BP for the lunch. I think it's a nice idea as it's one of the rare occasions the whole family get together so they probably hardly ever get the chance to see each other's children. I hope George goes too as it will be the first time some family members will have met him.
Reply With Quote
  #628  
Old 12-14-2013, 06:50 AM
Molly2101's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,994
Quote:
Originally Posted by Archduchess Zelia View Post
IIRC Lady Rose Gilman brought a very young Rufus to the lunch last year and I don't really see how a Christmas lunch can be scary. Overwhelming, sure, but hardly scary (at least that's my own experience with a large extended family). I would understand if William and Catherine decided not to bring George though. Given his young age, there's nothing for him to do there except being showed off. Same goes for Frederick, Sophie and Maud.
I can't see them bringing a 5 month old with them to the lunch - I agree, but knowing them they might! He will go with them to Sandringham of course. Sophie and Edward brought James with them to Sandringham and he was 8 days old. Sophie didn't go to the service though, but they brought their tiny new born baby as Edward said he was there.
__________________
"I am yours, you are mine, of that be sure. You are locked in my heart, the little key is lost and now you must stay there forever."
Written by Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine in the diary of her fiance, Tsarevich Nicholas.
Reply With Quote
  #629  
Old 12-14-2013, 07:58 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Atlanta, United States
Posts: 2,124
We are missing out on another Christmas debate topic- Will the Cambridges bring Lupo to Sandringham for Christmas? :) It would be his first holiday visit since last year they went to Buckleberry. The queen's corgis might not want another dog around. They tried to take out Bea's dog in Balmoral that one year.
Reply With Quote
  #630  
Old 12-16-2013, 09:25 AM
muriel's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: London / Guildford, United Kingdom
Posts: 5,986
Do we have any information on when this week the big family lunch at BP might be?
Reply With Quote
  #631  
Old 12-16-2013, 11:43 AM
Molly2101's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,994
I think it is to be this week sometime as I read on Tumblr that the Queen is heading to Sandringham this week. Maybe Wednesday or Thursday?
__________________
"I am yours, you are mine, of that be sure. You are locked in my heart, the little key is lost and now you must stay there forever."
Written by Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine in the diary of her fiance, Tsarevich Nicholas.
Reply With Quote
  #632  
Old 12-16-2013, 02:45 PM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago, United States
Posts: 1,570
Lady Frederick Windsor said Maud's christening, which took place today, was the day before the Annual Big Royal Gathering, as I call it, for Christmas, so I think it is tomorrow then..
__________________
Lady M
Reply With Quote
  #633  
Old 12-16-2013, 05:46 PM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Carlton, York, United Kingdom
Posts: 17,546
Princess Michael said that in Majesty Magazine.
__________________
We Will Remember Them.
Reply With Quote
  #634  
Old 12-17-2013, 10:43 AM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago, United States
Posts: 1,570
Lady Frederick said it too. :-)
__________________
Lady M
Reply With Quote
  #635  
Old 12-18-2013, 08:16 AM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 1,185
Richard Kay said in the Daily Mail yesterday that the lunch is today.
Reply With Quote
  #636  
Old 12-18-2013, 08:56 AM
AdmirerUS's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 3,337
Pics! Rex Features - Leading photographic press agency and picture library
__________________
“It feels like a place where no truth goes unquestioned and where there is much more discovering to be done in the world" The Duke of Cambridge, 12/9/14

"They are pretty, they are shiny, and they are more fun to look at than the shame that lives inside us all". John Stewart, The Daily Show
Reply With Quote
  #637  
Old 12-18-2013, 09:02 AM
Marty91charmed's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Near Verona and Venice, Italy
Posts: 3,618
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/ar...ace-lunch.html
Reply With Quote
  #638  
Old 12-18-2013, 09:10 AM
cepe's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,987
that is 2011, not today
__________________

This precious stone set in the silver sea,......
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England,
Reply With Quote
  #639  
Old 12-18-2013, 09:19 AM
Marty91charmed's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Near Verona and Venice, Italy
Posts: 3,618
Sorry! :-(
Reply With Quote
  #640  
Old 12-18-2013, 09:20 AM
cepe's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,987
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marty91charmed View Post
Sorry! :-(
NP cos they are nice pix.
__________________

__________________

This precious stone set in the silver sea,......
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England,
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
christmas


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 2 (0 members and 2 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A Swedish Royal Christmas (Traditions, Christmas Cards, Photo Sessions) Josefine Royal House of Sweden 82 08-05-2015 03:19 PM
British Pathé- British Royal Weddings An Ard Ri Royal Weddings 15 03-18-2015 03:14 PM
Danish Royal Family Christmas: 2003, 2004, 2006-2014 Alexandria Royal House of Denmark 503 01-13-2015 02:48 PM
Royal Christmas Cards 2008 Rebafan81 General Royal Discussion Archive 60 01-13-2009 12:16 PM
King Juan Carlos's Annual Christmas Speech: 2003-2008 xicamaluca King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia 36 12-26-2008 03:08 PM




Popular Tags
australia best outfit birth camilla carl philip chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events death duchess of cornwall fashion fashion poll felipe vi funeral general news germany hereditary grand duchess stéphanie infanta leonor king abdullah of jordan king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king philippe king willem-alexander letizia maxima nobility official visit photo session picture of the week president hollande prince carl philip prince daniel prince frederik prince of wales princess alexia (2005 -) princess beatrice princess catharina-amalia princess leonore princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess mary daytime fashion princess mette-marit queen elizabeth ii queen fabiola queen letizia queen letizia fashion queen letizia style queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima fashion queen maxima style queen rania queen silvia queen sonja royal royal fashion sofia hellqvist spanish royals state visit sweden the hague wedding willem-alexander


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:15 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015
Jelsoft Enterprises