Palaces & Buildings

Historic Royal Palaces announces proposed redundancies after £100 million loss in income

Historic Royal Palaces announced on Monday that “with deep regret” the charity has entered into a period of consultation on proposed redundancies. The independent charity manages Kensington Palace, Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London, Kew Palace, Banqueting House, and Hillsborough Castle. Due to the pandemic, these properties were closed for months and suffered a devastating…
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The Queen's Sandringham estate set to host drive-in films

Sandringham Estate, the country retreat used by Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the royal family in Norfolk, will be hosting a series of drive-in films in September. From 25th September, the royal estate will host a selection of films including Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocketman, A Star is Born, and The Greatest Showman. Attendees will be provided with transmitters to allow the…
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The night 19 Ottoman princes were killed by their brother

The former church Haga Sophia has been widely reported in the media over recent weeks after the building has been converted into a mosque for the second time. However, what isn’t known to many is that right next to the famous building is a unique hidden story. In a burial chamber, 19 Ottoman princes are buried next to each other, all of whom were killed on the same evening, by their only…
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Norwegian princess selling royal property for reduced price

The only daughter of Norway’s King, Princess Martha Louise, has put the property ”Bloksberg” on the market again. She first listed the home for sale at Easter last year. For a few months, the property has been taken of the market but this weekend the property was enlisted once again, now with a different price. It’s been owned by the Norwegian Royal Family for over seventy…
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