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Royal Wedding Flowers: Queen Elizabeth II

Royal weddings tend to have a lot in common. They usually take place in huge, historic churches with brides decked in acres of white fabric and heirloom tiaras and grooms in military uniform, followed down the aisle by hoardes of bridesmaids and pageboys. Traditions must be observed while protocols are dug out and dusted down as the familiar pattern of this family celebration turned into a…
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The Queen at her grandchildren's weddings

It’s the other outfit that everyone wants to see at a royal wedding, the one chosen by the Queen. While anticipation was huge seven decades ago for the bridal gown worn by the future Elizabeth II for her own marriage to Prince Philip, in the intervening years her style…
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The Queen visits the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier hours before lockdown

The Queen has paid her own personal tributes at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Westminster Abbey. Her Majesty made an unannounced visit to the grave, just hours before lockdown began in England. This year marks the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Soldier at the Abbey. The Queen’s beloved grandfather, King George V, oversaw that solemn event, leading the nation in mourning for…
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A look back at the 2018 Dutch state visit to the UK

With the absence of state visits to the UK this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking a look back at the Dutch state visit to the UK that began on this day in 2018. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima undertook a two-day state visit to the UK from 23 to 24 October 2018 on the invitation of Her Majesty The Queen. The couple stayed at Buckingham Palace as guests of The Queen.
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The Queen opens historic garden at Windsor Castle for the first time in forty years

As of the August 8th 2020 until September, weekend visitors to Windsor Castle will have the pleasure of enjoying the splendour of the East Terrace and Gardens which have been opened to the public for the first time since the 1970’s. These beautiful gardens have had numerous purposes over the centuries and have been opened to the general public on occasion over the years. However, this…
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