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Queen Sonja opens a new skylift, Princess Anne attends the General Assembly, Chelsea Flower Show, the Claytons Royal Wedding and two exhibitions focusing on Charles I and Charles II.

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Queen Sonja Opens Loen Skylift

Queen Sonja of Norway officially opened one of the world’s steepest cable cars, the the Loen Skylift in Nordfjord on Saturday, 20 May 2017.


The cable car Hugin transports tourists from the fjord to a new restaurant at the top of Mt Hoven (1,011 metres above sea-level).


Visit the Loen Skylift website – https://www.hovenloen.no/ – for more information.

Princess Anne

The Princess Royal, representing Queen Elizabeth II, arrives at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland on Saturday, 20 May 2017.

Princess Anne addresses the General Assembly.

Chelsea Flower Show

The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Countess of Wessex.

 

The Duchess of Cambridge attended two days after all the excitement of her sister’s wedding last Saturday.

Hashtag: #ChelseaFlowerShow2017.

The Claytons Royal Wedding!

The Royal Wedding you have when you don’t have a Royal Wedding!

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended Pippa Middleton’s wedding to financier James Matthews at St Mark’s Church, Englefield, on Saturday, 20 May 2017.

 

The Duchess of Cambridge had returned the favour as she adjusts her sister’s train.

 

It was the Society Wedding of the Year with two of the cutest bridal attendants: Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

 

The Duchess of Cambridge keeps an eye on all the page boys and flower girls after the service, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

 

Find out in this week’s show which other members of the Royal Family were present.

Hashtags: #PippasWedding #ClaytonsRoyalWedding

Two Exhibitions on Charles I and Charles II

Charles I: King and Collector
Royal Academy of Arts from 27 January to 15 April 2018

Charles I in Three Positions, also known as the Triple portrait of Charles I by Van Dyck, (1635 or 1636), Royal Collection

Charles II: Art & Power
Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace from 8 December 2017 to 13 May 2018

Charles II Coronation portrait by John Michael Wright, c 1661.

The BBC will air two documentaries to coincide with these exhibitions. Stay tuned for more details.