Royal News

Royal Family reviews public engagements it can undertake now General Election campaign under way

The General Election campaign will impact the engagements the Royal Family can under take in the coming six weeks. King Charles spoke to Rishi Sunak on the afternoon of May 22nd 2024 when the Prime Minister asked him to dissolve parliament so that an election can take place. His Majesty gave his assent. The election takes place on July 4th 2024. It means that the UK soon enters the campaign…
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British Royals

State Visit in jeopardy as King Charles gives nod to general election

The decision of the Prime Minister to call an election on July 4th 2024 puts a long awaited State Visit in peril. The Emperor and Empress of Japan are set to make a State Visit to the UK in June. However, a general election could put that on hold. Despite the pomp and ceremony of State Visits, and the focus on royal ceremonial such as the carriage processions and the State Banquet, the trips…
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Portrait of a princess causes debate

A new portrait of the Princess of Wales has attracted plenty of attention. The painting of Catherine features on the front cover of the new edition of Tatler. It’s the work of artist Hannah Uzor who spoke of her admiration for the Princess as the painting was…
British Royals

A queen admits to a secret in a garden inspired by seclusion

It’s a fictional tale that includes a version of a very famous consort and now Bridgerton has encouraged another queen to admit to a secret of her own. Queen Camilla revealed she watched series one of the Netflix hit as she toured a garden inspired by the programme. A queen who stood in for a poorly king Queen Charlotte plays a part in the fictionalised telling of the ton but…
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Features

Historic photo shows unique wedding dress of a royal bride who refused to wear white

It is one of the most unusual and historic royal wedding dresses of the 20th century and it’s being seen in all its glory for the first time, almost a century after it was worn. When Lady Alice Montagu Douglas Scott married Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester on November 6th 1935, she did so in a very unusual royal wedding dress. For Alice, about to become a royal duchess, had no intention…
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