Our first interview for 2018 regarding a possible royal visit to the Hunter Valley, with news from Norway, Denmark, the origins of Oak Apple Day and Queen Elizabeth meets the new Australian High Commissioner.

Crisis Centre 40th Anniversary Celebrations

King Harald attended 40th-anniversary commemorations for Norway’s first crisis centre on Wednesday, 30 May 2018.

Celebrating Jubilee for Oslo Crises Centre. From left to right: General Manager Inger-Lise W Larsen, King Harald V, Oslo’s Mayor Marianne Borgen. Photo: Sven Gj Gjeruldsen, The Royal Court

Crown Prince Frederik’s 50th Birthday Celebrations Continue

Celebrations continue for Denmark’s Crown Prince, including a gala dinner with royal guests, at Christianborg Palace and a Birthday Concert in Copenhagen.

Photo: Konghuset

More details in this article, Gala Banquet and Concert to Celebrate Crown Prince Frederik’s 50th birthday.

Queen Margrethe gave a speech.

Crown Princess Mary’s speech.

Interview: Possible Royal Visit To Hunter Valley

State Member for Upper Huner Michael Johnsen MP on past royal visits to Scone and discusses a possible visit for Meghan and Harry to the Hunter Valley.

Photo: Michael Johnsen MP

History: Oak Apple Day

What does an oak tree have to do with the Restoration of the Monarchy?

A descendant of the Royal Oak at Boscobel House By Original uploader was Oosoom at en.wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3583740

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Read Charles II Hides In Oak Tree To Escape Oliver Cromwell’s Army

Visit Boscobel House and the Royal Oak to see a descendant of the original oak tree.

Queen Elizabeth II Meets New Australian High Commissioner

Queen Elizabeth meets with the incoming Australian High Commissioner George Brandis at Buckingham Palace.

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