Other Royals

  • The royal tradition of Afternoon Tea: From Queen Victoria to Elizabeth II

    by - May 16, 2014
    At the British Royal Court, Afternoon Tea is a quintessential daily ritual. This delectable celebration of tea originated in the Victorian era, when young Queen Victoria reigned in the United Kingdom. Tea drinking in England dates...
  • Queen Victoria’s journals to be exhibited at Windsor Castle

    by - May 12, 2014
    Perhaps one of the most popular rulers of England, Queen Victoria is best known for her long reign which lasted 63 years, and her undying love for her husband, Prince Albert. Now, visitors are offered a chance...
  • Behind the Royal door: The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester

    by - May 12, 2014
    Royal Central presents a new series: ‘Behind the Royal door’, a ‘who’s who’ of The Royal Family. As The Queen’s family continues to grow, such as the recent arrival of Mia Tindall, extended family members of Her...
  • Emergency arises during royal visit to Northumberland

    by - May 8, 2014
    Members of Northumberland’s Lifeboat crew were given only half an hour to prepare for a royal visit, only for them to be called out to an emergency as the royal VIP guest arrived. HRH the Duke...
  • Princess Alexandra to attend Florence Nightingale commemoration at Westminster Abbey

    by - May 7, 2014
    Patron of The Florence Nightingale Foundation, Princess Alexandra will attend the annual memorial of the life and work of Florence Nightingale at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday evening. The ceremony is held to commemorate nursing and midwifery...
  • Duke and Duchess of Gloucester to visit storm-hit coastal towns

    by - May 5, 2014
    The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester will visit the storm-hit bays of Porthleven and Mullion as they tour Cornwall on May 27th-28th. During their time at the coast, Prince Richard and Birgitte will meet with local dignitaries, including the mayor, as well...
  • History Rewind: King George VI opens Festival of Britain

    by - May 3, 2014
    On 3 May 1951 King George opened The Festival of Britain at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank. The festival was coordinated to commemorate the centenary of the Great Exhibition of 1851. It exhibited...
  • Royal Family’s WW1 commemoration events announced

    by - Apr 30, 2014
    Events to be attended by members of the Royal Family as part of commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the First World War were announced by Buckingham Palace today, with all senior members of the Royal...
  • Diana, Princess of Wales’s last official letter to be auctioned

    by - Apr 27, 2014
    The last letter written and signed by hand by the late Princess of Wales  is set to go under the hammer this Monday, the 28th of April. “Dear Dilys,” begins the letter, which is addressed to...
  • King George VI’s top hat to be auctioned

    by - Apr 24, 2014
    A top hat that was once worn and owned by King George VI will be auctioned at the end of April in an online auction. The auction will take place on April 29 and Nate D....