• The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s renovation of Anmer Hall

    by - May 20, 2014
    It has been reported that Anmer Hall, the country residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has had an estimated renovation of £1.5 million. The Hall is a two hundred-year-old Grade II listed home and...
  • Prince Edward and Sophie visit Heart and Soul Festival in Edinburgh

    by - May 19, 2014
    Whilst visiting Scotland and acting as The Queen’s representatives in the Scottish General Assembly, Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex attended the annual Heart and Soul Festival in Edinburgh yesterday. The one-day event, which is based in...
  • Prince Harry’s first day of engagements in Italy

    by - May 19, 2014
    Yesterday, on the first day of Prince Harry’s tour of Italy, he commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino. The battle was fought by thousands of British and Commonwealth troops who were attempting...
  • Book review of Ed West’s ‘A Century of Royalty’

    by - May 15, 2014
    As the introduction states: “Under Queen Elizabeth II royalty has continued to adapt to the modern world, and despite some bad times, remains the strongest of British institutions”. In many ways, this sense of pride and...
  • Review of episode two of The First Georgians: The German Kings who made Britain

    by - May 10, 2014
    Following on from last week’s episode, which focused on the issues that the new Georgian dynasty faced with the ascendance of George I, in the second episode Dr Lucy Worsley continued with her investigation into the lives...
  • Review of episode one of The First Georgians: The German Kings Who Made Britain

    by - May 2, 2014
    Here at Royal Central, we were delighted to have the chance to interview Historic Royal Palaces’ Chief Curator Dr Lucy Worsley last month about her upcoming television series on the first Georgian Kings of Great Britain. Last...
  • Countess of Wessex to open new NSPCC house

    by - Apr 8, 2014
    The Countess of Wessex, who is President of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, will officially open a new children’s service centre, Carole House, in Newcastle-under-Lyme on 29th April. Carole House was...
  • Preview of final episode of ‘The Plantagenets’

    by - Mar 30, 2014
    In the final episode of The Plantagenets, Professor Robert Bartlett reveals the events that led to the downfall of England’s longest ruling dynasty in the fifteenth century. The Death of Kings sees Professor Bartlett discuss the bloodiest...
  • Prince Charles warns new housing is urgently needed in London

    by - Mar 26, 2014
    Earlier today, Prince Charles spoke out against the rocketing housing prices in London, and has warned that if intervention is not taken soon then it is likely that younger generations will not be able to afford...
  • Preview of episode two of ‘The Plantagenets’

    by - Mar 22, 2014
    After the dramatic events of last week’s episode, Professor Robert Bartlett continues his investigation into England’s longest ruling dynasty in the second installment of this BBC Two series, The Plantagenets. Professor Bartlett discovers how the later...