Palaces & Buildings

Kensington Palace staff may strike over pay cut

Staff at Kensington Palace are threatening to strike after rejecting plans forcing them to accept a £3,000 pay cut. According to reports in the Sunday Times, uniformed wardens working at the London home of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been asked to reduce their working hours, a proposal that would severely cut their annual earnings. The staff are employed in the…
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Take a virtual tour of Buckingham Palace

Members of the public can now take a tour of Buckingham Palace from the comfort of their own living room after a new online virtual reality experience was launched this week. The new initiative allows people to take a look at some of the most famous rooms in the palace, including the impressive state rooms. The virtual tour is like no other, as users can go right into the heart of the Royal…
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Queen's neighbour at Balmoral flees due to rising flood levels

Floods on the River Dee have threatened Abergeldie Castle, which is located near The Queen’s Balmoral estate, causing the Baron of Abergeldie to flee his home. The Baron and his wife sought refuge with their neighbour, Gordon Fraser, after the river burst its banks swept away about 60 feet of land to the rear of the castle, leaving only 5 feet between the back door and the rising waters.
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Royal Family attend Christmas Day Church service

Embed from Getty Images The Queen and other senior members of the royal family came together on Christmas morning as they attended the traditional Christmas day service at Sandringham’s nearby church. Her Majesty arrived at the church by car, whilst the other royals…
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Antiques Roadshow comes to Balmoral Castle

On Sunday evening at 8pm, viewers in the UK will be treated to an episode of BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow which is this week airing from Balmoral Castle. Balmoral Castle, The Queen’s private residence in Scotland, opened it’s doors at the end of July where people from across the country bought their antique treasures to be valued by experts. It was Her Majesty herself who granted…
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