Her Majesty The Queen

  • Blackburn prepares to welcome Her Majesty on Maundy Thursday

    by - Apr 16, 2014
    Excitement has been building in Blackburn, Lancashire, ever since the local cathedral announced that it is to hold the Royal Maundy service this year. Her Majesty The Queen will be travelling with Prince Philip to Blackburn...
  • The tradition behind Maundy Thursday

    by - Apr 15, 2014
    The Queen is to visit Blackburn on Thursday, for a Maundy Thursday service at Blackburn Cathedral. Arriving at the local train station shortly before 11am, The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will be driven down the Boulevard...
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge unveil new portrait of The Queen

    by - Apr 10, 2014
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have unveiled a new portrait of Her Majesty The Queen at a State Reception held in their honour at Government House in Wellington today. The Duke and Duchess entered the...
  • The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh give Irish President tour through Windsor Castle

    by - Apr 9, 2014
    Today was a historic one in terms of the relationship between the United Kingdom and Ireland – it marked the first ever official state visit to Britain by Irish President Michael D Higgins. The visit began...
  • President of Ireland set to begin country’s first State visit to the UK

    by - Apr 7, 2014
    The President of the Republic of Ireland, Michael Higgins, arrived at Heathrow Airport this evening, and was welcomed by Ambassador Dan Mulhall and his wife Greta at the start of a historic four-day visit to the...
  • The Queen meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

    by - Apr 3, 2014
    The Queen met Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday afternoon at the Vatican during the Queen’s one day visit to Rome. Historic meeting between the Queen & Pope Francis from Sun snapper @arthurJedwards via...
  • Novelty and friendship to mark Her Majesty’s historic visit with Pope Francis on Thursday

    by - Apr 3, 2014
    UPDATE: The location was changed for Her Majesty’s audience with His Holiness Pope Francis. The Queen and Prince Philip had tea with the Pope in a suite of rooms in the Pope Paul VI Audience Hall,...
  • 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...
  • Irish State Visit Itinerary announced

    by - Mar 27, 2014
    Buckingham Palace has today released the programme for the forthcoming Irish State Visit. The programme confirms what the Irish President will be doing on his four day visit of the UK. The Queen will host the...
  • 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...