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Duchess of Gloucester opens new Music School

The Duchess of Gloucester unveiled a new music school at Kings College School, Wimbledon this week. The new state of the art facility includes a concert hall that can seat 200 people and house an orchestra of sixty on the stage. The Duchess was met by Deputy Lieutenant, Ms Clare Whelan OBE and Councillor Mary Curtin, Mayor of Merton, along with the school’s two headmasters: Mr Halls and Dr…
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Before they were royal: The life of the Duchess of Gloucester

She would go on to live a life of royal duties which led her to be called one of the unsung heroes of the Royal Family, but today we take a look at the life of the Duchess of Gloucester before she married The Queen’s cousin: Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester. Born Birgitte Eva Henriksen on 20 June 1946 in Odense, Denmark, she is the youngest daughter of Asger Preben Wissing Henriksen, a…
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The Queen is joined by her grandchildren at Buckingham Palace Garden Party

Yesterday, The Queen hosted the second of four garden parties to be held this year. This one took place in the gardens of Buckingham Palace with 8,000 guests to dine on the 27,000 cups of tea and coffee, 20,000 sandwiches and 20,000 slices of cake. Joining Her Majesty were two of her grandchildren, Prince William and Princess Eugenie. Also in attendance were the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the…
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Who was in the Royal Box for The Queen's birthday concert?

Thousands of people attended The Queen’s birthday concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday, with millions more tuning in from around the world. But the best seats in the house were reserved for members of one particular family. Here we take a look at who was sat in…
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Prince Richard personally delivers Queen's birthday telegram to centenarian

Earlier this week, 100-year-old Betty Richardson, a nursing home resident in Sheffield, received her birthday telegram from the queen. But Betty’s telegram was extra special as it was personally delivered by Her Majesty’s cousin, the Duke of Gloucester. His Royal Highness paid a visit to Broomgrove Nursing Home, which holds a charitable status in the region. Prince Richard met both…
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