State & Ceremonial

Prince Charles 'hardest working royal' for seventh year running

The annual survey of the Royal Family’s public engagements has been released in the customary letter to the Times from the paper’s ‘unofficial royal archivist’, Tim O’donovan, now on his 36th year of conducting the survey. A total of 4,083 engagements were performed by the 15 members of the Royal Family classed as working royals within the Court Circular. Most…
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State & CeremonialThe Cambridges

Prince William awards OBE to Damian Lewis

<![CDATA[Actor Damian Lewis has spoken of his amazement and joy after being awarded an OBE by The Duke of Cambridge. The star, best known for appearing in the popular US drama series Homeland, described the honour as a huge surprise. #459612394 / gettyimages.com Lewis’s performance as Major Richard Winters in the 2001 second film Band Of Brothers made the British-born actor a huge…
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State & Ceremonial

Royal Remembrance Events in Pictures

<![CDATA[The Queen and the King of the Belgians open the new Flanders memorial at Wellington Barracks on Thursday. The Duke of Edinburgh, The Queen, King of the Belgians and Duke of Cambridge on the dais.© Crown Copyright 2014, Sergeant Rupert Frere The Queen lays a…
State & CeremonialThe QueenThe Sussexes

Royal Family to host Biennial Reunion for The Victoria Cross and George Cross Association

<![CDATA[The biennial reunion of the members of The Victoria Cross and George Cross Association will occur in London from the 27tOctober until the 29th October. A series of customary events will be hosted by members of the Royal Family over those three days, including a reception at Buckingham Palace given by Her Majesty The Queen, who is also the Patron of the Association since 1957, as well…
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State & CeremonialThe Queen

Honoured and Decorated: The Experience of an Investiture

<![CDATA[A bright blue sky, the sun twinkling through the slight scattering of hazy clouds and a crisp Autumn breeze rustling the trees. These were the things that greeted me as I stepped off the train at Windsor and Eton Riverside station this morning. This was only the second or third time that I've ever visited Windsor and covering an Investiture was certainly something that I never…
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