British RoyalsPrincess Anne and Family

Anne's support for unsung heroes during a day in Derbyshire

The Princess Royal has spent the day celebrating some of the country’s unsung heroes. On a visit to Derbyshire, Princess Anne paid tribute to those who look after family members and friends as she celebrated an important anniversary for an organisation set up to care for carers. Princess Anne visited the Ripley offices of Derbyshire Carers Association to help mark its thirtieth anniversary. It…
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The House of Windsor's April Babies

After all the speculation, now we know. The Duchess of Sussex has confirmed that she is six months pregnant, sharing the news with wellwishers during a walkabout on a day of engagements in Birkenhead. Which means that baby Sussex is due towards the end of April. And while we all know that first babies can keep their parents waiting and that Baby Sussex is possibly set to make their debut at the…
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Meghan's Royal Patronages: the Association of Commonwealth Universities

The Duchess of Sussex’s support for the Commonwealth, a central plank of her royal role since her wedding, has taken centre stage in the list of patronages announced as 2019 gets under way. Meghan is now the patron of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. The ACU was set up in 1913, making it the first international university network in the world. Over a century on, it has over 500…
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Meghan's Royal Patronages: Smart Works

One of the four new patronages announced by the Duchess of Sussex at the start of 2019 is Smart Works, an organisation which supports women into work. It was set up in 2013 with the aim of providing long term unemployed women with the tools they need to get the job they…
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Meghan's Royal Patronages: Mayhew

Among the four new patronages announced by the Duchess of Sussex as 2019 gets under way is the animal welfare charity, Mayhew. The organisation is focused on supporting cats, dogs and the communities they live in. Mayhew was set up in 1886 and since then has spearheaded…
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Queen Anne takes centre stage as 'The Favourite' leads this year's BAFTA nominations

Just days after scooping one of Hollywood’s top acting prizes, Olivia Colman’s portrayal of Queen Anne in ‘The Favourite’ has been nominated for another major movie award. The star is in the running for Best Actress at the BAFTAs where the film leads the field with twelve nominations in total. The shortlists for the awards were revealed on January 9th 2019 and put Olivia Colman in line to…
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