Her Majesty The Queen

  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: May edition (part I)

    by - May 16, 2014
    Once more The Royal women have been out in force for engagements, with a plethora of fashions and pieces to showcase. The Countess of Wessex We start with The Countess of Wessex in Weymouth, visiting Weymouth Community...
  • 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 attends Royal Windsor Horse Show

    by - May 15, 2014
    The Queen was in attendance for the opening day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show to see one of her young horses, Tower Bridge, compete in the event on Wednesday. Her Majesty attended the show on...
  • History Rewind: Queen returns after 6 month Commonwealth tour

    by - May 15, 2014
    Today in 1954, The Queen and the Royal Family returned after a six-month tour of the Commonwealth to a enthusiastic welcome in London. 1953: The Queen in Timaru, a major port in the southern Canterbury region...
  • Her Majesty’s prime ministers

    by - May 12, 2014
    Milk cost 2p a pint, meat and sugar were still rationed and the average house price was £1891. The year was 1952 and on the 6th February that year, Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King George VI...
  • Queen set for dash across the Channel for the Derby

    by - May 12, 2014
    The Queen will be kept busy in June as she carries out some morning engagements in France to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D Day landings before dashing back to the UK making sure that...
  • 20 years ago: The Queen and François Mittérand inaugurated Channel Tunnel

    by - May 7, 2014
    Twenty years ago in 1994, the Queen and President Francois Mitterrand or France, cut the inaugural ribbon of the Channel Tunnel, which made a hundred year dream of linking France and Britain under the sea a...
  • Queen awards first GBE to Indian since 1950

    by - May 6, 2014
    On Monday, Ratan Tata became the first Indian to be awarded an honorary KBE (Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire) in over half a century. The honour was bestowed upon him by...
  • Updated: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh to visit the Chelsea Flower Show

    by - May 5, 2014
    Her Majesty and Prince Philip visited the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday, 19th May 2014. What began as an international horticultural exhibition organised by the Royal Horticultural Society on the Royal Hospital, Chelsea grounds in 1912...
  • Royal Canada: a history of tours and visits

    by - May 4, 2014
    In honour of the impending Royal Tour by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Royal Central takes a look a the history of Royal visits and tours of the North American country. The...