Blog Posts

  • Why does Britain celebrate Bonfire Night?

    by - Nov 5, 2013
    “Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!” Every year on 5th November Britain is lit up with fireworks and bonfires with many...
  • Oh, For the Good Old Days: Reflections on The Tudors, The White Queen, and Reign

    by - Nov 2, 2013
    When Robert Greenblatt, then president of Showtime and producer of such innovative series as Dexter, The L Word, and Weeds, got the idea to do a series on the Tudors, his goal was to make a...
  • Spooktacular stories: tales of ghosts and other hauntings in the Royal Palaces

    by - Oct 31, 2013
    Ghosts of wives and lovers, hauntings from scorned staff, frightful sounds, creaks and coughs. This is not a new film at the cinema or a book: These are the haunted Royal Residences. Buckingham Palace It is...
  • Chilling tales at Chillingham castle

    by - Oct 31, 2013
    With Halloween on our doorstep, Royal Central has a look into the supposedly most-haunted house in the country: the aptly named Chillingham Castle. Once the site of a monastary,the Castle sits nestled in the countryside, near...
  • November’s new royal books

    by - Oct 31, 2013
    Are you a royal aficionado? Is History an interest of yours? Do you like reading? If so, you will enjoy these books about royal history, all due to be released in November. After the Sheikhs, Christopher...
  • Prince Charles lays down roots in South Australia

    by - Oct 31, 2013
    The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community is ‘paving the road’ in Australia. The Prince of Wales’s charity will be part of a ‘landmark urban development project in South Australia,’ according to the Australian paper, The Herald...
  • What does Prince Charles think? Views and musings from His Royal Highness

    by - Oct 30, 2013
    As Prince Charles approaches his 65th birthday, we take a look at some of the issues he has been most passionate about over the years. At the forefront, of course, is Prince Charles’ biggest concern, the...
  • The Queen and The Duchess of Cornwall share a passion for horses

    by - Oct 30, 2013
    The Queen visited Brixton Horse Club on Tuesday accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, who has been president of the club since 2009. The Queen brightened up the dull morning by wearing a bright pink Stewart...
  • Prince William tackles racism in football

    by - Oct 29, 2013
    The Duke of Cambridge heralded the effort of the Kick It Out campaign to end racism in football. Prince William recently spoke at a dinner to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Football Association (FA). The...
  • Newspaper front pages – October 25

    by - Oct 25, 2013
    As soon as the official photographs of Prince George’s christening were released at 10 p.m. last night, the newspapers simply had to use them on their front pages. Some of today’s newspapers have not only one...