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South African State Visit to Britain: Last Day

  November 23, 2022 at 7:24 pm by

Today, Wednesday November 23, the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, started their second and last day of the state visit to the United Kingdom by visiting the Royal Botanic Garden Kew, a botanic garden that houses the “largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world” and was founded in 1840. The President, accompanied by the Earl of Wessex, toured the garden.Afterwards the President … Continue reading

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South African President Begins State Visit to Britain

  November 22, 2022 at 6:28 pm by

Today, Tuesday November 22, the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, started a two-day state visit to the United Kingdom, the first state visit of King Charles’ reign.The Prince and Princess of Wales, on behalf of the King, greeted the President at the Corinthia Hotel and then they moved to Horse Guards Parade for the official welcoming ceremony.At noon took place the official welcoming ceremony at Horse … Continue reading

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British Royals Attend Festival of Remembrance and Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph

  November 13, 2022 at 9:42 pm by

This weekend the British Royal Family took part in the ceremonies of Remembrance Day. This was the first Remembrance weekend since the death of Queen Elisabeth and the first presieded by King Charles. On Saturday evening, November 12, King Charles, Queen Camilla, the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Princess Royal and Tim Lawrence, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, attended the Festival of … Continue reading

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Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

  September 19, 2022 at 8:13 pm by

The official mourning period for Queen Elizabeth II, the U.K.’s longest-reigning monarch, culminated Monday morning with her state funeral in London’s ancient Westminster Abbey. The guest list for the service included around 500 foreign dignitaries.Queen Elizabeth died on September 8 at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle, her beloved country estate in Scotland. Her eldest son, now King Charles III, has led the royal family the nation, the commonwealth and the world in honoring … Continue reading

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Trooping the Colour Kicks off Jubilee Weekend

  June 2, 2022 at 4:01 pm by

Today the streets of London were taken over by the annual Trooping the Colour parade, celebrating te official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II ánd kickstarting the four-day celebration to commemorate her 70-year reign. At precisely 11am the royal party will arrived at Horse Guards parade on Whitehall to make the inspection of the Guards and the Household Cavalry. The working members of the Royal Family went on horse and in … Continue reading

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British Royals Attend Anzac Day Service

  April 25, 2022 at 1:10 pm by

Today, Monday April 25, members of the British Royal Family took part in the commemorations for Anzac Day, to pay respect to Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who lost their lives during the wars. At dawn, the Duke of Gloucester was present at the Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial and New Zealand Memorial at London’s Hyde Park Corner. Then the Duke of Cambridge, at The Cenotaph war … Continue reading

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British Royals Attend Festival of Remembrance and Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph

  November 14, 2021 at 7:04 pm by

This weekend, for of the British Royal Family, was marked by the ceremonies of Remembrance Day. On Saturday evening, November 13, the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, the Princess Royal and Tim Lawrence, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent attended the Festival of Remembrance at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The … Continue reading

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Queen hosts NATO summit

  December 4, 2019 at 11:40 am by

Queen Elizabeth II hosted NATO leaders today at Buckingham Palace on December 3. As well as the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, the Princess Royal, the Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra were also present at the summit. President Trump and his wife Melania arrived to the sound of the choir singing Silent Night. They were joined by other world leaders of … Continue reading

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Royals attend Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph

  November 11, 2019 at 7:29 pm by

On November 10, the Queen and other members of the royal family attended the annual Remembrance commemorative service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London. As well as the Queen, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of York, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Sir Tim Laurence, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Duke of Kent … Continue reading

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British royals attend Festival of Remembrance

  November 10, 2019 at 12:21 pm by

On November 9, the Queen and other members of the royal family attended the annual Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England. Aside from the monarch herself; the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of York, the Princess Royal and Tim Lawrence, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Duke and … Continue reading

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British royals attend Remembrance Day services

  November 11, 2018 at 2:28 am by

On November 11; it had been a hundred years since the end of the First World War, which was marked with a service at the Cenotaph and at Westminster Abbey in London where the royal family were present. The Queen, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke of York, the Princess … Continue reading

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British royal family attend Remembrance Day concert

  November 10, 2018 at 2:14 am by

On November 10, various members of the British royal family attended a Remembrance Day concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England. As well as the Queen; the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke of York, the Duke of Kent, the Princess Royal and her husband Tim … Continue reading

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British Royals Attend Church Service at Sandringham

  January 28, 2018 at 11:40 am by

On January 28, members of the British Royal Family attended a Sunday church service at St. Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk where the Queen and Prince Philip are enjoying their extended Christmas holiday. Princess Anne and her husband Tim Laurence, as well as the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, were also in attendance. Prince Philip lead his relatives on the walk to church whilst well-wishers watched them walk in. According … Continue reading

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British Royals Attend Annual Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph

  November 12, 2017 at 1:02 pm by

As they do each year, members of the British Royal Family attended the Royal British Legion’s Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London on November 12. For the first time, Queen Elizabeth II asked her son Prince Charles to lay her wreath after the two minute silence occurred. Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also laid wreaths. The Duke of Edinburgh, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess … Continue reading

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The Duke of Gloucester In Kazakhstan For World EXPO

  June 27, 2017 at 6:14 am by

The Duke of Gloucester paid a visit to Kazakhstan on Monday, where he visited the United Kingdom’s pavilion at World EXPO 2017 being held in Astana. He was shown around the pavilion which features British interests in renewable energy and is aimed a promoting the country as a scientific leader. This year’s EXPO is held under the theme ‘Future Energy’. Prince Richard’s visit coincided with United Kingdom National Day, a specific … Continue reading

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The Gloucesters Out and About

  March 28, 2017 at 11:22 am by

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were out and about on Tuesday, quietly performing their royal duties as usual. We’ll begin with the Duke, who spent the day in the West Midlands. Prince Richard, a first cousin of the Queen, opened two buildings and helped celebrate an anniversary over the course of the day. He first visited the Stourbridge Registration Office, where he opened the Thomas Robinson Building following it’s 13-year … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth Unveils Afghanistan and Iraq Memorial

  March 9, 2017 at 9:10 am by

Queen Elizabeth II has this morning unveiled the national memorial which honours the members of the Armed Forces and British civilians who saw active service during conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq at the Victoria Embankment Gardens. The memorial was designed by Paul Day with the intention of “commemorating the duty and service of those who put themselves in harm’s way” as Britain was involved in conflicts in the Middle East between 1990 … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth Hosts Reception Marking Start of UK-India Year of Culture

  February 27, 2017 at 7:39 pm by

At Buckingham Palace on Monday evening, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh hosted a reception to mark the beginning of the 2017 UK-India Year of Culture, which is designed to further cultivate the “deep cultural ties” between the UK and India. The guests – which included a number of celebrities such as actress Ayesha Dharker and Kunal Nayyar from The Big Bang Theory, as well as people of Indian heritage from … Continue reading

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Memorial Service Held In Chester For The 6th Duke of Westminster

  November 28, 2016 at 3:13 pm by

A memorial service for the late Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster was held today at the Chester Cathedral, with a large contingent of British royals in attendance to remember the late Duke. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Eugenie of York, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra of Kent, and Prince Michael of … Continue reading

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Royals Attend Remembrance Service At The Cenotaph In London

  November 13, 2016 at 6:30 pm by

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were joined by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, the Duke of York, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence, the Duke of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent, and Princess Alexandra of Kent at the Remembrance Service at the Cenotaph in London to commemorate those who … Continue reading

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