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One Year On: Revisiting the Reburial of Richard III

On Thursday 26 March 2015, the reburial of King Richard III took place at Leicester Cathedral. One year on, the city of Leicester has chosen to mark this historic day with a special programme of commemorative events taking place at the Cathedral, Guildhall, St. Martin’s House and Leicester Market. The programme will include a reflective ceremony celebrated twelve months to the day, with the…
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The cocktails of the Royal Family

April 21st is fast approaching. Why not celebrate the Queen’s birthday like a royal yourself? After all, she’ll only turn 90 once. Who doesn’t enjoy raising a glass in style more than the Royal Family? Ever wonder what the cocktails of choice for the senior members might be? The Queen Embed from Getty Images It is well known the Queen is a creature of habit. Each day, before her lunch…
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By Royal Appointment: Supplying the Royal Family

In this new blog series, Royal Central will be looking at some of the famous names that supply their goods and services to the Royal Family and their Households. Which brand of tea does The Queen prefer? Who produces the Duke of Edinburgh’s glasses? What’s the…
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Profile: Sir Stuart Peach - the next head of HM Armed Forces

The Ministry of Defence has announced that a senior RAF officer is to become the next Chief of Defence Staff, the individual charged with leading all three Armed Forces in the UK. Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, 59, will succeed General Sir Nick Houghton in the summer, marking the first time in six years that a member of the RAF has taken the top job. His appointment comes somewhat as a…
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A Very Swedish Christmas

Next on our tour of Royal Christmas festivities is Sweden. Like any good celebration, the Swedish Royal Family keeps food in focus. With Queen Silvia’s birthday falling on December 23 her needs and wants are always taken to heart. One of her favourites is…
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A Very Dutch Christmas

In the Netherlands, Christmas is very much the same, but earlier in the month, they also celebrate on December 5 with Sinterklaas (the Dutch name for Saint Nicholas) bringing presents. There is a large public event when Sinterklaas arrives, which the Dutch Royal Family has taken part in . Arriving from Spain (no chilly North Pole weather for Sinterklaas!) on a steamboat with his white horse, the…
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