Crown Princess Mary opens new Holmegaard Works

Crown Princess Mary explored the history of glassmaking in Denmark as she officially opened the design museum Holmegaard Works (Homegaard Værk) in South Zealand on Monday. Built on the site of the former Holmegaard Glassworks, the new museum showcases glass, ceramics, and design and describes itself as “Denmark’s new hot spot for art-craftsmanship and tradition.” The…
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Crown Princess Victoria attends digital conference on sustainable development

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden spoke of the “great and complex task” of sustainable development in a post-pandemic world at a virtual conference held from Stockholm on Wednesday. Titled “Building Back Better,” the event was organised by the Board of International Development Cooperation (Sida) and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The conference…
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Edward and Sophie lead thanks for council workers during pandemic

The Earl and Countess of Wessex have released a short video honouring the “unsung” Local Resilience Forums in Wessex for their work during the pandemic. The video, which was shared on the Royal Family’s Twitter account Thursday, was part of a larger #ThankfulThursday post by the Royal Family to thank key workers at councils who are responding to the pandemic in their…
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REVEALED: Buckingham Palace's unseen floor plans

It’s one of the most recognisable buildings in the world and an iconic symbol of British royalty, but while the exterior of Buckingham Palace is familiar to us all, much of the inside remains a mystery … until now. The official floor plans of the entire palace might have never been released, but the team at HomeAdvisor, along with architect Jelena Popovic, decided to dig in and…
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