Palaces & Buildings

Claire Ginzler talks to Royal Central about her ‘incredible’ experience styling the Coronation Festival's catwalk shows

This weekend, the gardens of Buckingham Palace will be transformed into a magnificent festival celebrating everything British, to mark the Queen’s glorious 60th anniversary of the Coronation. Claire Ginzler. As part of the weekends entertainment, a 400 seat raised catwalk surrounded by a bed of flowers will be the location for a series of unique fashion shows to take place during the…
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Queen's Coronation Robes To Take Centre Stage At Summer Opening Of Buckingham Palace

Every summer, Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the general public, primarily whilst Her Majesty is at Balmoral Castle, to get a taste of the opulence and splendour of the Palace through a tour of the state rooms and gardens. In 2012, the special exhibition, alongside the state rooms, was the opening of the ‘Diamonds’ exhibition, displaying possessions of the Queen which contained…
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25 Facts About HM Tower of London

The history of the Tower of London stretches back almost 1,000 years – it is perhaps one of the most interesting of the Royal Residences. So, in honour of this fascinating Royal Residence, we have composed a fact file of 25 facts about the Tower of London. 1. The…
Palaces & Buildings

The Royal Family's Official Residences

In light of the recent speculation (with evidence I might add) about Prince William and Catherine’s future country home on Her Majesty’s Sandringham Estate, we thought we’d compile a list of the Royal Family’s official residences so as to help people understand just how the Crown Estate homes and private homes work in conjunction. Firstly, the majority of the estates the…
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Palaces & Buildings

How Buckingham Palace Came To Be

Buckingham Palace is well known for being the home of the British Monarch and some of his/her immediate family. But few know the history of this grand and sumptuous building; here is our guide to Buckingham Palace and its history. Buckingham Palace began life not as a Palace…