• Jubilee singer Katherine Jenkins presented with OBE

    by - Mar 14, 2014
    Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, a favourite of Her Majesty’s, who was awarded an OBE earlier this year, was presented with her OBE by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace today. The 33-year-old received the OBE...
  • Has Henry VII’s royal bed been discovered?

    by - Mar 12, 2014
    More than 500 years after his death, British historians have identified an old royal bed which is thought to have belonged to the first of the Tudor monarchs, King Henry VII. Renowned broadcaster and Chief Executive...
  • The Queen and Royal Family mark Commonwealth Day

    by - Mar 10, 2014
    Today, Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by a number of members of the Royal Family, will attend the Commonwealth Day Act of Observance at Westminster Abbey. Commonwealth Day, as it is popularly known, is a day...
  • The Queen set to attend State Opening of Parliament

    by - Mar 9, 2014
    Her Majesty The Queen is set to open this year’s session of Parliament on Wednesday 4th June. This will be the final session for the present Parliament before the elections next year. The State Opening of Parliament...
  • Royal Family attends the funeral of The Queen’s cousin

    by - Mar 9, 2014
    On Friday afternoon, the Royal Family attended the funeral of Her Majesty’s cousin, Lady Mary Clayton, in the Royal Chapel of All Saints, Windsor Great Park. Born Mary Cecilia Leveson-Gower on 12th December 1917, Lady Mary was...
  • Prince Edward pulls out of attending Sochi Paralympics

    by - Mar 3, 2014
    In light of the recent conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Prince Edward has cancelled his visit to Sochi, where he had planned to attend the 2014 Winter Paralympics. Buckingham Palace has said that, on the advice...
  • The First Georgians: New exhibition to show life behind the scenes of the Georgian Royal Family

    by - Mar 3, 2014
    In 1714, after the death of Queen Anne, George Ludwig, Elector of Hanover, ascended the throne of England as King George I, the first monarch of the House of Hanover. His ascension marked the beginning of...
  • BBC Scotland Culture Show features lost portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie

    by - Feb 25, 2014
    The BBC Culture Show Special The Lost Portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie, which aired Saturday 22nd February, featured the discovery of the long-lost portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, which has long been considered one of the...
  • The Duchess of Cornwall to visit the hub of The Arts in Wiltshire

    by - Feb 15, 2014
    On Tuesday 18th of February, the Duchess of Cornwall will pay a visit to The Pound Arts Centre in Corsham, Wiltshire. The Pound Arts Centre is a community hub for music, dance and theatre, and offers...
  • Concerts may be held at Balmoral Castle

    by - Feb 10, 2014
    The New Year saw some of Her Majesty’s palaces in a state of disrepair and facing increasingly expensive restoration charges. With Royal financial reserves at an all time low, estate managers at Balmoral Castle are looking...