A royal engagement 50 years ago, a new Van Gogh exhibition, Prince Philip update, royal wedding cake news and Prince Charles declines an invitation.
Norwegian Royal Engagement 50th Anniversary
The Royal Palace in Oslo’s officially announced of the engagement of Crown Prince Harald and Miss Sonja Haraldsen on 19 March 1968.
Find out more in this week’s show about their romance and overcoming the obstacles in their path for nine years.
King Harald and Queen Sonja celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary on 29 August 2018.
Van Gogh and Japan Exhibition
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands opens the Van Gough and Japan Exhibition in Amsterdam on 22 March 2018.
Prince Philip Pulls Out of Official ENgagement
Prince Philip was unable to attend a public engagement when he formally hands over his role as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards to his son Prince Andrew Duke of York.
Royal Wedding Cake Announcement
In a break with tradition, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have asked Claire Ptak from Violet Cakes in London to make their wedding cake.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are looking forward to sharing this cake with their wedding guests on 19 May 2018.
In case you missed it, more Royal Wedding news …
The wedding invitations have been sent out
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Prince Charles Declines ARM Invitation
Monarchist groups have condemned the Australian Republican Movement’s latest stunt when Chairman Peter Fitzsimons invited Prince Charles to address an Australian Republican Movement meeting during his visit to Australia next month.
Australian Monarchist League: ‘Republicans pull another disrespectful stunt ahead of Their Royal Highnesses visit within the fortnight.’
Australians For Constitutional Monarchy: ‘They must be desperate.’