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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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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 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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Countess of Wessex celebrates birthday with a Buckingham Palace summit

  January 21, 2020 at 7:14 pm by

The Countess of Wessex attended a summit at the UK/Africa investment with her husband the Earl of Wessex and hosts the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on her fifty-fifth birthday on January 20. The event was also attended by the Princess Royal and aims to bring heads of state and governments together to discuss issues surrounding both Africa and the UK. Important multicultural agencies and famous African companies were also … Continue reading

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British royals attend Christmas Day service at St. Mary Magdalene Church

  December 27, 2019 at 4:53 am by

As per annual tradition, the Queen and several members of her family attended the Christmas Day service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in the Sandringham Estate, Norfolk. The Queen attended on her own this year, as her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, is currently recovering from an illness after being released from hospital the day before. Also attending were the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, Princesses Beatrice and … Continue reading

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Queen attends church service as Prince Philip is still in hospital

  December 23, 2019 at 6:29 pm by

On December 22, the Queen attended a service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham with the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their two children, Lady Louise Windsor and Viscount Severn. Prince Philip, meanwhile, is spending his second night at the King Edward VII Hospital in Marylebone, London for observation of an existing medical condition. On Friday, the 98 year-old royal travelled from Norfolk to London where he has … Continue reading

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Queen hosts Christmas lunch for family

  December 18, 2019 at 6:51 pm by

The Queen hosted the annual Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace on December 18 where members of the immediate and extended royal family gathered together. Those absent from the event of the immediate family were the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their son Archie, as they are spending a private break over the Christmas period. The Queen has hosted the Christmas lunch every Christmas as it is a time for … 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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King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima join British royals at Ascot

  June 19, 2019 at 1:36 am by

On June 18, King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands joined the British royals for the first day of the annual horse races at Royal Ascot in Berkshire. The Dutch king and queen have been in England since Sunday, as they also attended the Order of the Garter ceremony at Windsor Castle on June 17. Also at Ascot this year was the Queen, the Prince of Wales and … Continue reading

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Royal family at 2019’s Trooping the Colour

  June 9, 2019 at 3:38 am by

On June 8, the Queen was joined by members of her family and extended family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at her annual official birthday celebrations. The star of the show was arguably one-year-old Prince Louis as he appeared on the balcony for the first time in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge. Those in attendance at this year’s Trooping the Colour ceremony aside from the … Continue reading

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Earl of Wessex given new title on birthday

  March 11, 2019 at 5:58 pm by

On March 10, the Earl of Wessex turned fifty-five and was given the Scottish title Earl of Forfar by the Queen in addition to his current title, the Earl of Wessex, which was granted to him when he married his wife, Sophie Rhys-Jones, in June 1999. The Earl of Forfar is a Scottish title that dates back to 1661 and was first created for the Douglas Family. Archibald Douglas was … Continue reading

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British royal family spend annual Christmas at Sandringham

  December 26, 2018 at 5:08 pm by

On December 25, the British royal family were photographed walking to St. Mary Magdalene Church on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk for their annual Christmas gathering. Those in attendance were the Queen, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Eugenie and new husband Jack Brooksbank, Princess Beatrice, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor … 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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Visit to Sri Lanka On The Agenda For The Wessexes

  January 12, 2018 at 6:23 am by

The British High Commission in Sri Lanka confirmed on Thursday that the Earl and Countess of Wessex will be visiting Sri Lanka to attend celebrations marking the nation’s 70th anniversary of independence from Great Britain. Edward and Sophie will spend five days in Sri Lanka – from January 31 to February 4 – and visit Colombo amongst other cities. The couple’s engagements will highlight the “shared interest in the Commonwealth, youth … Continue reading

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Christmas With The Windsors: Royals Go To Church At Sandringham

  December 25, 2017 at 3:24 pm by

As they do each Christmas, members of the British Royal Family gathered at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate for Christmas festivities. They all made the traditional walk to church – St Mary Magdalene’s – for a Christmas Day service on Monday. Queen Elizabeth II (in a fetching bright orange coat and frock) was driven to the church, this year joined by the Duchess of Cornwall (in fuchsia with fur). A new … Continue reading

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Royals Attend Christmas Eve Service at Sandringham

  December 24, 2017 at 7:57 pm by

On December 24, various members of the British Royal Family attended a Christmas Eve service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk. Those attending the service were Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their daughter Lady Louise, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, the Duke of York, Tim Laurence and the Princess Royal, as well as Peter and Autumn Phillips. About 350 members of the … Continue reading

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