Other Royals

  • 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....
  • A royal launch for the British round of the FIA World Endurance Championship

    by - Apr 11, 2014
    Last Wednesday, 9 April, Kensington Palace opened its gates to endurance racing royalty for the official launch of the British round of the FIA World Endurance Championship – The 6 Hours of Silverstone. Guests of honour His...
  • Queen takes part in ‘Earth Hour’

    by - Mar 28, 2014
    Millions of people around the globe will switch off lights in homes, offices and prominent landmarks at 8.30pm local time for an hour on Saturday to commemorate WWF’s annual Earth Hour. The event now in its...
  • Questions arise as to the validity of Richard III remains

    by - Mar 28, 2014
    It was heralded as “one of the biggest archaeological finds in history,” according to The Leicester Mercury. The remains of Richard III that was discovered in a Greyfriars car park in February 2013 is now in...
  • The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit Lloyd’s to honour 325th anniversary

    by - Mar 27, 2014
    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visited Lloyd’s to reveal a plaque honouring the market’s 325th anniversary. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh arriving @LloydsofLondon pic.twitter.com/VTlaxbEJU6 — BritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) March 27, 2014 Greeting Her...