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Exhibition focusing on William Shakespeare, a 90th birthday party fit for a Queen, the Duchess of Cambridge’s temporary newsroom, a royal wedding anniversary and the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games.

Shakespeare in the Royal Library

A new exhibition focusing on William Shakespeare is now at Windsor Castle from Saturday, 13 February 2016 to Sunday, 1 January 2017, as part of the Shakespeare400 series.

Attributed to John Cheere, a marble bust of William Shakespeare, late 18th century. Royal Collection Trust / (C) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2015.

Attributed to John Cheere, a marble bust of William Shakespeare, late 18th century. Royal Collection Trust / (C) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2015.

Highlights include the First Folio (right) and other works collected by various members of the Royal Family for centuries, including Charles I, George III and Queen Victoria.

Visit Shakespeare in the Royal Library for more details, including times and admission prices.

Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday

If you missed out on tickets for for the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations, there is an opportunity to be part of the Celebration on the Long Walk by entering the ballot.

Don’t miss out. Sign up for the HMQ90 Long Walk Ballot now.

Young Minds Matter

The Duchess of Cambridge became a guest editor for the Huffington Post UK to highlight children’s mental health issues.

Read the Duchess’ blog Young Minds Matter.

Grand Ducal Wedding Anniversary

Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa (pictured below at the Battle of Waterloo commorations) celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day, 14 February.

 

Where did they first meet? Click on the podcast above to find out …

Lillehammer Youth Winter Olympic Games

King Harald V opened the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games on Friday, 12 February 2016.

Find out how Princess Ingrid Alexandra followed in her father’s footstep in this week’s show.

Find out more by visiting the Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games website.