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
 
  #101  
Old 05-30-2010, 04:40 PM
PrincessofEurope's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,823
no pictures of other royals attending Chelsea this year?
__________________

__________________
This is the stuff of fairytales

Reply With Quote
  #102  
Old 05-23-2011, 03:41 PM
iceflower's Avatar
Super Moderator
Picture of the Month Representative - Monaco and Sweden
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: , Germany
Posts: 26,438
__________________


Several members of the Royal Family attended the Chelsea Flower Show in London today, May 23, 2011.

The Queen, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Andrew, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Princess Michael
of Kent, Princess Beatrice, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were among the guests of the Press and
VIP Day.



** daylife gallery ** gettyimages gallery **
__________________

__________________
**** Welcome aboard! ****
Reply With Quote
  #103  
Old 05-23-2011, 03:46 PM
Zonk's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Somewhere in, United States
Posts: 10,200
Goodness..what is the Queen wearing in her hair.

Its good to see Prince Albert of Monaco out and about. Beatrice looks fabulous yet again! Not a lot of pictures of the Gloucesters...shame....
__________________
.

Reply With Quote
  #104  
Old 05-23-2011, 04:00 PM
Dierna23's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: -, Germany
Posts: 3,588
Regarding the Queen - is this a headpiece or a hairnet? Nice to see Princess Beatrice attending the Chelsea Flower show, I like the shots of her and the more I see of her, I really think she's a sweet girl. I love the lady in red of course and Prince Michael seems to have been in good mood, too. What did Albert of Monaco there, btw?

Thanks for the pictures, Iceflower!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #105  
Old 05-23-2011, 04:01 PM
Molly2101's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,582
I love Beatrice's dress! What a beautiful colour. Sophie also looks beautiful, the design on the dress is lovely. The Queen's head piece is...interesting, yet I love it!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #106  
Old 05-23-2011, 04:01 PM
Zonk's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Somewhere in, United States
Posts: 10,200
I believe there is a sample on the Monaco gardens....hence Albert's participation.
__________________
.

Reply With Quote
  #107  
Old 05-23-2011, 04:08 PM
Molly2101's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,582
The Monaca gardens were lovely.

It does make me laugh that Prince's Andrew and Edward have inherited their father's style of walk - holding their hands behind their back. It's amusing and even more adorable that Lady Louise does it too!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #108  
Old 05-23-2011, 04:37 PM
Dierna23's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: -, Germany
Posts: 3,588
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zonk View Post
I believe there is a sample on the Monaco gardens....hence Albert's participation.
Ah, I see. Thanks for the info!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #109  
Old 05-23-2011, 06:12 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Berkshire, United Kingdom
Posts: 643
I went to the Preview day of Chelsea Flower Show and the Charity 'Do' in the evening [in fact I have just returned].

We were not allowed to stay during the Royal Visit, but I went down to the Bull Ring Gate to watch the Royal Cars arrive. Although she was the other side of the gate, we got a good view of the HM and many of the other royals. I also got a good view of the Royal Family departing. Although for some reason, I did not spot Princess Michael leaving. I think that she might have stayed on for the champagne and canapes that appear at the Charity Preview, although I did not bump into her during that.

The Queen's, er, head attire appeared to be a fine hairnet with those black bows dotted on it.... a mistake if I may say so.

After the Royal Visit had been concluded we were re-admitted to the Showground for the 'Charity' part of the day. [And my, was it cold!!]

Prince Albert was at the show for some time before the Royal visit, as he was helping to promote the Monaco garden and Monagasque tourism and the Principality generally. I picked up several 'handouts' and brochures.

A bit of a silly observation [which I try not to make here] but I thought that he was looking a bit old and tired. I hope he is not doing too much.

Alex
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #110  
Old 05-23-2011, 07:38 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: everywhere, United States
Posts: 566
Thanks for the observations. It is always nice to hear first-hand accounts. How odd though that you couldn't stay during the royal visit. Maybe security reasons? As for the Queen's headgear..I didn't like it either.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #111  
Old 05-24-2011, 01:38 AM
GillW's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 696
The hairnet

The hairnet with bows is reappearing - it has been worn on several previous visits to Chelsea if you check out the photo websites. ...and it is still a mistake, I agree!!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #112  
Old 05-24-2011, 09:07 AM
Al_bina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: City, Kazakhstan
Posts: 5,667
Spletnik -Royals attended the Chelsy Flower Show
__________________
"I never did mind about the little things" Amanda, "Point of No Return"
Reply With Quote
  #113  
Old 05-24-2011, 09:58 AM
ElisaR's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: ., Italy
Posts: 612
The Queen's "hat" is an old one (and a great favourite of mine). She wore it at Chelsea Flower Show in 1996 (as I wrote in the file name years ago, but I can't remember the source, so I can't be sure ):

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...lowershow.jpg/

Net position and bows arrangement are a bit different.
__________________
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
HRH Princess Elizabeth, Cape Town, 21st April 1947
Reply With Quote
  #114  
Old 05-24-2011, 10:23 AM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Carlton, York, United Kingdom
Posts: 17,132
Chelsea Flower Show 2011: Princess Beatrice totters along looking svelte | Mail Online
__________________
We Will Remember Them.
Reply With Quote
  #115  
Old 05-24-2011, 12:31 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Canada, Canada
Posts: 981
Prince Andrew Pictures - Chelsea Flower Show - London, England - Zimbio

Picture gallery of Prince Andrew and Princess Beatrice at the Chelsea Flower Show (I beat iceflower to it! )

These pictures are just so cute. I like seeing Andrew and Beatrice together; you can tell that they have a good relationship.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #116  
Old 05-24-2011, 02:09 PM
HRH Princess Sonya's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Fort Worth, United States
Posts: 129
That's cute! P.A. is smiling looking very relaxed & happy talking to the crowd & with his daughter. Good for him.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #117  
Old 05-24-2011, 02:17 PM
Moonmaiden23's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Los Angeles, United States
Posts: 4,583
The closeness of the York family cannot be denied, I love that about them.
Beatrice looks GREAT...I want that sheath dress!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #118  
Old 05-24-2011, 04:18 PM
iceflower's Avatar
Super Moderator
Picture of the Month Representative - Monaco and Sweden
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: , Germany
Posts: 26,438
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zonk View Post
Not a lot of pictures of the Gloucesters...shame....

I've finally found some of the Duchess of Gloucester, as well as of Princess Alexandra,
James and Julia Ogilvy and Laura Lopes - here they are


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 ** Pic 5 ** Pic 6 **
__________________
**** Welcome aboard! ****
Reply With Quote
  #119  
Old 05-24-2011, 04:31 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Troy, United States
Posts: 3,049
Wonderful photos! Thanks a bunch, Ice!!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #120  
Old 05-24-2011, 04:40 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Galway, Ireland
Posts: 325
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moonmaiden23 View Post
The closeness of the York family cannot be denied, I love that about them.

Beatrice looks GREAT...I want that sheath dress!
You are so right Moonmaiden. The girls do seem to adore their parents, and enjoy spending time with them. Andrew and Sarah must be doing something right.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
british royal family, chelsea flower show


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 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
Dubai World Cup: 2005 - 2013 salma Ruling Family of Dubai 273 03-31-2014 07:26 PM
King Carl XVI Gustaf's Jubilee Year; 2013 Kingen King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia 375 11-30-2013 06:33 PM
Princess Lilian, Current Events Part 2: January 2005 - March 2013 GrandDuchess Current Events Archive 144 03-10-2013 01:53 PM
Royalty and Reality TV MihoshiMarie The Electronic Domain 210 10-03-2012 11:27 PM
Queen Elizabeth II's Fashion and Style Part 4: April 2012 - July 2012 dazzling Archives 397 07-11-2012 03:42 PM




Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth charlene crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit current events duchess of cambridge dutch royal history engagement fashion genealogy grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri hohenzollern infanta leonor infanta sofia jewellery jordan king abdullah ii king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander luxembourg olympic games olympics ottoman poland prince albert prince albert ii prince carl philip prince constantijn prince felipe prince floris prince maurits prince pieter-christiaan princess aimee princess anita princess beatrix princess charlene princess claire princess laurentien princess mabel princess madeleine princess margriet princess marilene princess mary princess of asturias queen anne-marie queen letizia queen mathilde queen maxima queen paola queen rania queen silvia royal royal fashion russia sofia hellqvist spain state visit sweden the hague visit wedding



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:56 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]