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A thanksgiving service for Lord Snowdon, 40th birthday plans, cute royal bridal attendants, Vimy commemorations and the Enlightened Princesses exhibition.
Service for Lord Snowdon
The Queen and Prince Philip, accompanied by other members of the Royal Family attended a Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, on Friday, 7 April 2017.
Crown Princess Victoria’s 40th Birthday Plans
The Swedish Royal Court has released details on forthcoming celebrations for Crown Princess Victoria’s 40th birthday in July 2017.
Find out more in this week’s show.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte
Kensington Palace has announced Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be part of the bridal party at their aunt Pippa Middleton’s wedding next month.
Vimy 100 Commemorations
The Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry attend the centenary commemorations of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Prince Charles addressed the crowd.
“Victory came at an unbearably heavy cost. This was, and remains, the single bloodiest day in Canadian military history. Yet Canadians displayed a strength of character and commitment to one another that is still evident today. They did not waver. This was Canada at its best; the Canadians at Vimy embodied the “True North Strong and Free.” – The Prince of Wales, speaking at commemorations in France to mark 100 years since the Battle of Vimy Ridge. #Vimy100 🇨🇦 🇫🇷
Read Prince Charles’ Speech.
Canada’s Governor-General shares the Queen’s message on Twitter.
— David Johnston (@GGDavidJohnston) April 9, 2017
Read the Queen’s Message.
Video: Tributes for Canadians who fought in World War I.
A new exhibition focuses on the lives of three German princesses who married into the British Royal Family, Caroline of Ansbach who married George II, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, who married Frederik Prince of Wales, and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, George III’s Queen-consort.
The exhibition runs from 22 June to 12 November 2017.
Visit Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World for more details, opening times and to book tickets.
King Abdullah’s Message
The Royal Hashemite Court posted this message on Twitter, following terrorist attacks in Egypt.
— RHC (@RHCJO) April 9, 2017