British RoyalsQueen Elizabeth II

The Queen Acknowledges Christmas Tradition

It was revealed last week that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, had responded to the grandson of a man who had sent her a Christmas card every year for sixty years. In a public Facebook post, Simes told the unlikely yet heartwarming story. His grandfather had always sent Christmas cards to the monarch, ever since he could remember. He first sent a Christmas card to Her Majesty in 1952, and it…
Read more
Palaces & Buildings

A Royal Regency Christmas at Windsor Castle

Are you curious to see how the Royal Family would have celebrated Christmas centuries ago? Windsor Castle has created a beautiful display to show just that in the opulent State Apartments. The Christmas Display is set up to mimic a Regency era Christmas, between 1811 and…
The Sussexes

Prince Harry Opens Up About the Loss of His Mother, Diana

Prince Harry took a rare opportunity to speak about the death of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, while opening a children’s centre in Lesotho on Thursday. The Prince, who is currently undertaking a seven-day tour of South Africa, said his mother’s passing had left “a gaping hole that could never be filled.” In an emotional and touching speech, Harry voiced…
Read more
Prince & Princess of Wales

Prince William Shows Solidarity with France at Football Match

Prince William attended the England vs France football match yesterday evening at Wembley Stadium to show solidarity with the French population in the wake of the devastating Paris attacks of last week. On 13 November, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks took place in Paris outside the Stade de France, at the Bataclan Theatre, and on various streets in the 10th and 11th arrondissements. The…
Read more

The Princess Royal to Open New Antarctic Exhibition from the Royal Geographical Society

On Thursday, 19 November, The Princess Royal, in her role as honourary vice president of the Royal Geographical Society, will open an exhibition called “The Enduring Eye: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley,” which celebrates the centenary of the Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition. The Royal Geographical Society was founded in 1830 under the name Geographical…
Read more