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Camilla helps young and old come together through the power of poetry

The Duchess of Cornwall attended more literary engagements on Wednesday, celebrating poetry. First, Camilla attended a reception and poetry reading for the Poetry Together initiative, which brings together schools and care homes and encourages students and residents to choose a poem, memorise it, and perform it together at an event in October around the time of National Poetry Day, which is 3…
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The Queen arrives at Westminster for the State Opening of Parliament

Her Majesty the Queen has made her entrance into the ancient Palace of Westminster for one of the most important and, this year, controversial part of her duties. Elizabeth II is now at Westminster for the State Opening of Parliament. The Queen left Buckingham Palace just after 11am on a wet and grey morning. She was accompanied by the Prince of Wales, her official consort for the occasion, and…
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Prince Charles on the 'clever poem' he chose for #NationalPoetryDay

The Prince of Wales gave a poetry reading on BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show Thursday morning in honour of National Poetry Day, reading one of his favourites: “Quoting Shakespeare” by Bernard Levin. In the pre-recorded piece, Prince Charles said that this is one of his favourite poems because it “reminds one of how remarkable the English playwright was.” Levin’s poem begins…
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Prince Charles and Princess Beatrix attend tribute to World War Two heroes in the Netherlands

The Prince of Wales joined Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands in a tribute to the heroes of the Second World War and the commemoration of Operation Market Garden. Embed from Getty Images Prince Charles – the Colonel-in-Chief of the Parachute Regiment – travelled to the Ginkel Heath landing zone on Saturday where 1,500 parachutists from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the…
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