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Can Kate emulate Charles's success at the Chelsea Flower Show?

When it was announced that Kate would design the RHS Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show, it immediately brought to mind her father-in-law’s passion for gardening and his own garden designs for the Chelsea Flower Show. According to the palace, Kate’s garden is based on woodland and “seeks to recapture for adults the sense of wonder and magic that they enjoyed as children, in addition to…
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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…
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Meghan's Royal Patronages: the National Theatre

It was widely speculated and much talked about and now we have official confirmation. Among the four new patronages being taken on by the Duchess of Sussex is that of the National Theatre. Meghan takes over the role from the Queen who has been the organisation’s royal patron since 1974. The Queen had provided support for the National Theatre from its earliest days in the 1960s. She officially…
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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 initiatives designed to reduce the number of animals in need. Its main centre is in London but it also works around the UK and…
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The queen most likely to grab a Golden Globe

This weekend, Olivia Colman is up for Best Actress at the Golden Globes for her portrayal of Queen Anne in ‘The Favourite’, the first time anyone has been nominated for playing the last Stuart monarch. Anne, who ruled between 1702 and 1714, hasn’t found favour with filmmakers in the past but that doesn’t mean that rulers don’t, well, rule at the Globes, the first major movie prizes of…
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