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.
Queen Sonja Opens Loen Skylift
Queen Sonja of Norway officially opened one of the world’s steepest cable cars, 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).
Noreg er vakkert! Dronning Sonja står på toppen av fjellet Hoven i Nordfjord. I dag har Dronninga opna gondolbana Loen Skylift. 1000 meter rett opp. Ved sida av Dronninga frå høgre står hotelldirektør og initiativtakar Richard Grov og turguide Rune Holen. Foto: Liv Anette Luane, Det kongelege hoff #dronningsonja #loenskylift #loen #stryn #nordfjord
Visit the Loen Skylift website – https://www.hovenloen.no/ – for more information.
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.
The Duchess of Cambridge visited The Chelsea Flower Show this evening. Since it was founded in 1913, The Chelsea Flower Show has flourished into one of the world’s greatest showcases for horticultural excellence. The Duchess visited some of the beautiful displays set on the grounds of Royal Chelsea Hospital. There are over 500 exhibitors at #RHSchelsea today, including gardens, nurseries, floristry and educational displays.
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 declared 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 II: Art & Power
Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace from 8 December 2017 to 13 May 2018
The BBC will air two documentaries to coincide with these exhibitions. Stay tuned for more details.