State & Ceremonial

The Queen's Garden Parties - Behind The Scenes

Attending one of the Queen’s Garden Parties must be a lifetime highlight for any person lucky enough to receive an invitation. But how many of those attending have ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes? Let’s take a look. Over the last 61 years, the Queen has entertained over 2 million people at her garden parties. The invitations generally go to people involved with charity or…
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Prince & Princess of WalesState & Ceremonial

Queen Issues Letters Patent To Make Royal Child 'Princess' If Girl

Today, it has been announced that Her Majesty The Queen has issued a special letters patent confirming that the first child of the Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge, if it’s a girl, will be an HRH and a Princess, clearing up the confusion from the 1917 Letters Patent which would see only the eldest son (if there is one) of the Duke and Duchess hold the title of Prince. The Queen has taken the…
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