Her Majesty The Queen

  • New Master of The Queen’s Music appointed

    by - Jul 21, 2014
    Judith Weir will succeed Sir Peter Maxwell Davies as the next Master of the Queen’s Music, the Palace announced today. On Tuesday The Queen will receive both Judith Weir and Sir Peter at an audience, for...
  • Queen set to begin Balmoral summer break

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    The Queen will travel to Balmoral next week to begin her annual summer holiday, where she will also begin the 2014 Commonwealth games in Glasgow on Wednesday with other members of the Royal Family. Balmoral Castle, purchased...
  • William and Harry to launch The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme

    by - Jul 8, 2014
    The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will announce that the search is on to find The Queen’s Young Leaders of the Commonwealth, by holding a reception in Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. The Programme will run...
  • Royalty and Wimbledon

    by - Jul 6, 2014
    As this year’s Wimbledon Championships come to a close with a grand Gentlemen’s Singles Final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, let us take a look at the close and enduring relationship between the British Royal...
  • History Rewind: Her Majesty presides over Manx Millennium

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    On 5 July 1979 The Queen presided over the Isle of Man’s 1000th open-air sitting of Parliament. She was only the second British Monarch to satisfy this duty in person. The last monarch to do so...
  • A Right Royal Tipple

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    Some may say its a tradition, others may say it is a waste of a good bottle of whisky. When Her Majesty launched the Royal Navy’s newest vessel in Scotland on Friday, this is exactly the...
  • The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit Scotland

    by - Jul 2, 2014
    Her Majesty and The Duke of Edinburgh visited Commonwealth Games venues in Glasgow On Wednesday before joining The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay on a visit to Dumfries House. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh...
  • Her Majesty to visit Matlock for first time in two decades

    by - Jul 1, 2014
    On Thursday 10th July, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will make history by returning to Matlock in Derbyshire, her first official visit in 22 years. The Royal couple will arrive by train at Matlock...
  • New portrait of The Queen unveiled by Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    by - Jul 1, 2014
    The Scottish National Portrait Gallery unveiled a portrait of The Queen on Tuesday. The photograph, taken by prominent Scottish photographer Harry Benson CBE shows Her Majesty in the private study at Buckingham Palace where she conducts...
  • The Queen honours World War I volunteers

    by - Jun 28, 2014
    The Queen honoured First World War volunteers today, on the 100th anniversary of the assassination which helped spark the conflict. Her Majesty was joined by The Duke of Edinburgh, The Earl of Wessex, Prince Michael of...