Netflix Premiers trailer for Queen Elizabeth drama 'The Crown'

The first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming regal drama, The Crown, was released earlier this week, teasing the world with an intriguing look inside the royal life of Queen Elizabeth II. The four-minute trailer premiered on 6 January, and has already been viewed 167,000 times. The trailer opens on a scene of Queen Elizabeth wearing St. Edward’s Crown at Buckingham Palace, watched by her young…
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A Very British Christmas

Are you eager to spend your Christmas as if you were a member of the British Royal Family? Clear your calendars, because you’re in for a busy week. Christmas with the Queen begins the week before, with a pre-Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace for all members of the Royal…
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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…
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Catherine wears one of Diana's signature tiaras to Diplomatic Reception

The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing the Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara, one of Diana’s signature pieces, last night to the annual Diplomatic Reception held at Buckingham Palace. The Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara was commissioned by Queen Mary in 1913 from Garrard using pearls and diamonds already in her possession and based on a tiara worn by her grandmother, Princess Augusta of…
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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…
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A Party Fit for a Queen: Elizabeth's 90th Birthday Celebrations Sell Out

A huge, multi-day celebration has been planned for The Queen’s 90th birthday next year and tickets to the event have already completely sold out. The festivities, held from 12-15 May 2016, will see thousands descend on the private grounds of Windsor Castle, one of Her Majesty’s favourite residences. “Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday Party will be a celebration of The Queen’s life, her…
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The Duke of Edinburgh's Award: A Rewarding Journey

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards Logo. On 18 November, The Duke of Edinburgh is to attend a ceremony known as the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards which celebrates the youth. For almost 60 years now, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has been pushing youths to become better people by using a well-rounded model involving volunteering, physical activity, skills, and expeditions. According to…
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