Christmas In Queen Margrethe’s Attic

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is sharing a Christmas Calendar for the third year since The Royal Danish House has been on Instagram. This year's calendar begins with 'Once upon a time', featuring four elves' quest to find a rice pudding in Fredensborg Palace's old attic in the days leading up to Christmas Eve. Along…

Queen Margarethe To Visit Iceland To Celebrate Centenary

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe will visit Reykjavík in Iceland on 1 December 2018 for celebrations to mark 100 years since the nation declared Independence. A Shared History This visit’s major theme is the close relationship between the two countries, focusing on Iceland’s history, development and a sense of national identity. Evidence of Queen Margrethe’s personal connection…

Frogmore Cottage’s Previous Royal Residents

Frogmore Cottage, once described as an unpretentious Georgian house, was once home to King George V’s cousin Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, and his widow Queen Mary. The Grade II listed house, also known as Double Garden Cottage, is about half a mile from Windsor Castle. Prince Albert granted his son Prince Alfred the use of…

Harry and Meghan Moving to Frogmore Cottage

Kensington Palace has announced a new official residence for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Harry and Meghan are currently living at Nottingham Cottage, or Nott Cott, since their engagement in 2017. However, Harry moved into the cosy 2-bedroom cottage, shortly after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George moved into a larger home…

Princess Beatrice Makes Surprise Visit

Princess Beatrice of York made a surprise visit to Australian technology start-up Xceptional on Wednesday, 21 November 2018 at Fishburners Accelerator in Sydney. Her father, Prince Andrew to Prince Andrew, Duke of York, organised the meeting, after Mike Tozer, founder and CEO of Xceptional, handed a letter for Princess Beatrice to Prince Andrew, Duke of…

Celebrations For Queen Silvia’s 75th Birthday on 23 December

Sweden’s Queen Silvia will celebrate her 75th birthday on Sunday, 23 December 2018, but a series of events will be held to mark this milestone. The Swedish Royal Court has released a new photo of Queen Silvia, which was taken at Solliden during her summer break. Seminar at the Oscar Theatre A seminar for invited…

Queen Elizabeth has sent a message of condolence following the recent wildfires in California, where more than 1,000 people remain missing. At least 63 people are confirmed dead in what is described as the nation's deadliest wildfire in one hundred years. About 52,000 people have been evacuated to shelters, homes of friends and relatives, motels…

Official Commemorative China: Prince Charles 70th Birthday

The Royal Collection Trust has produced a range of official chinaware to celebrate the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday on 14 November 2018. The design features a specially painted coat of arms with the shield of the Duchy of Cornwall, The Prince of Wales's Red Dragon badge, and daffodils, the national flower of Wales. The…

New Photos To Mark Prince Charles 70th Birthday

The heir to the British throne has passed another milestone, his 70th Birthday on Wednesday, 14 November 2018. Prince Charles has become the longest heir-in-waiting in British history since he was three years old when his mother, Queen Elizabeth II ascended the British throne in 1952. Clarence House has released two new photos of the…

Royal Birthday: Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia

Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia celebrates her 74th birthday on 13 November 2018. The Royal Palace in Belgrade announced Crown Princess Katherine will be celebrating her birthday with her immediate family and has thanked well-wishers who sent birthday cards. Serbia’s Crown Princess was born Katherine Clairy Batis in Athens, Greece, on 13 November 1943. She…