State & CeremonialThe Queen

Queen set to attend Order of the Bath service

<![CDATA[The Queen is set to attend the service for the Order of the Bath in Westminster Abbey this Friday, the first time she has attended the quadrennial service since 2006. Her Majesty, who will be joined by the Prince of Wales as Great Master of the order, will invest new senior knights during the occasion as well as attending the religious service during the occasion. The chapel of the…
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State & Ceremonial

Irish President receives ceremonial welcome at Windsor Castle

<![CDATA[The President of Ireland and his wife have received a full ceremonial welcome at Windsor Castle as they begin their formal state visit to the United Kingdom, the first state visit by an Irish head of state to the UK. After the drive from the Irish embassy in London accompanied by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, the Presidential couple were greeted at the saluting dais…
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Palaces & BuildingsState & CeremonialThe Queen

Queen set to begin Easter Court at Windsor Castle

<![CDATA[Her Majesty The Queen is set to begin her traditional one-month stay at Windsor Castle next week over the easter period, known as 'Easter Court'. During this time, The Queen will conduct all her business from the Castle, where she normally only resides at weekends. The first engagement during Easter Court this year is the unveiling of a Windsor Greys statue in Windsor during…
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State & Ceremonial

Queen's workload continues to drop as royal engagement figures are released

The Times has published its annual letter from Tim O’Donovan detailing the number of engagements undertaken by members of the Royal Family in the past year. In his annual survey of the Royal Family’s engagements, Mr O’Donovan noted, “After the busy Diamond Jubilee year it is not surprising that members of the Royal Family carried out fewer official duties in…
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