Palaces & Buildings

  • Rule Britannia..the history and pageantry of the Royal Ship

    by - Nov 18, 2013
    It began as the anonymous Ship Number 691 in 1953 at the John Brown Shipyards and turned into a floating place of pageantry and memories. The Royal Yacht Britannia is now retired and one of Scotland’s...
  • Fireworks thrown at Buckingham Palace during protest

    by - Nov 5, 2013
    Hundreds of protestors caused chaos outside Buckingham Palace earlier this evening when they descended on the Mall as part of an organised protest. Riot police from the Metropolitan Police were quickly on the scene to ensure...
  • Buckingham Palace suffers damage during UK storm

    by - Oct 28, 2013
    Buckingham Palace appeared to have suffered minor damage during the UK storm, named “St Jude”, that caused nationwide chaos and brought parts of the United Kingdom’s travel network to a standstill. The storm, which battered Britain on Sunday...
  • ‘Monarchy rocked’ as two Tower of London ravens are killed

    by - Oct 26, 2013
    As superstition would have it, “if the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, the Crown will fall and Britain with it.” So as news came that two of the ravens at the Tower...
  • Buckingham Palace closes to visitors in preparation for The Queen’s return to London

    by - Sep 29, 2013
    Buckingham Palace closes to visitors today in preparation for Her Majesty The Queen’s return to London next week. The Queen, who has spent the last two months at Balmoral Castle, will return to Buckingham Palace after...
  • Windsor Castle opens Semi-State Rooms to the public

    by - Sep 28, 2013
    The Windsor Castle semi-state apartments of King George IV will once again be open to the public beginning 28 September until March 2014. “Considered to be among the greatest royal commissions and the finest late Georgian...
  • Prince Charles invites guests for Christmas at Highgrove

    by - Sep 28, 2013
    The Prince of Wales is to invite members of the public to a Christmas supper at his country residence, Highgrove House. Prince Charles is to hold his first ‘Christmas supper’ at Highgrove House, his country retreat...
  • Preparing for football fever in the grounds of Buckingham Palace

    by - Sep 21, 2013
    The garden at Buckingham Palace is being prepared for another milestone celebration. It is not a famous garden party hosted by Her Majesty, but a football match complete with a replica of the Wembley pitch. Next...
  • Highgrove Shop sells havens for hedgehogs

    by - Sep 11, 2013
    From hen houses to bee hives, organic preserves to shortbread, the Highgrove Shop sells exclusive products that often reflect the personal interests of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. The latest product on offer is...
  • Prince Andrew ‘challenged’ at Buckingham Palace

    by - Sep 8, 2013
    The Duke of York was challenged by armed officers on Wednesday in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, The Sunday Express reports. Scotland Yard have confirmed that a man was stopped in the Palace gardens at around...