State & CeremonialThe Queen

Details of Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's State Visit to Malta released

The full details of the State Visit to Malta by The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have been released. Highlights of the three-day visit, from November 26th to November 28th, include a reception for the people of the island and a glittering State Dinner. The visit is being made to coincide with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which will take place in Malta in November. The Prince of…
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State & CeremonialThe Queen

Folk songs, candlesticks and Shakespeare: gifts exchanged during China State Visit

Earlier on Tuesday, The President Xi and Madame Peng enjoyed a private lunch at Buckingham Palace, given by The Queen. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall were also in attendance at the luncheon. View image | gettyimages.com Following the private lunch, Her Majesty invited the President and Madame Peng to view an exhibition in the Picture Gallery of items from the Royal Collection…
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State & CeremonialThe Queen

Buckingham Palace release further details ahead of upcoming Chinese State Visit

Buckingham Palace has released further details ahead of the President of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping’s, upcoming State Visit to the United Kingdom as a guest of Her Majesty The Queen. Mr Jinping will be accompanied by his wife, Madame Peng Liyuan, on the visit that lasts from 20th to the 23rd October, and the couple will stay in Buckingham Palace. Upon their…
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All The Queen’s men: The Welsh Guards

The Welsh Guards have been around for exactly 100 years this year. They were founded by King George V on 26 February 1915 by Royal Warrant to include Wales in the national component to the Foot Guards. They were the last Guards to be created, and they began their first…
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Royal Family mark 75th anniversary of Battle of Britain in RAF flypast

A spectacular RAF Flypast took place over London this morning, marking 75 years since the start of the Battle of Britain. The majestic display formed part of an enhanced Changing the Guard ceremony and The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh and other senior royals, watched on from the balcony of Buckingham Palace. The Duke of Cambridge, The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of…
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