Prince Joachim To Undertake Military Training In France

The Danish Royal Court has announced Prince Joachim will participate in France’s highest ranking military training course from September 2019 for one year. The French Minister of Defence has invited Prince Joachim to participate following a state visit to Denmark in 2018, focusing on strategic partnerships in trade, culture and defence. Prince Joachim is the…

Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Opening Ceremony: Prince Harry’s Speech

Prince Harry officially opened the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 during the Opening Ceremony on 20 October 2018, after an hour's delay due to thunderstorms. Video: YouTube/The Royal Family Transcript Hello Sydney. Hello Australia. And hello Invictus. On this day in 1973, my grandmother, The Queen stood in front of this Opera House and declared it…

Prince Philip’s Last Official Engagement

The Duke of Edinburgh, Captain General, Royal Marines, will attend the Captain General's Parade at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, 2 August 2017, to mark the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge in the Forecourt. This is said to be Prince Philip’s last official engagement. Buckingham Palace had announced that the Duke of Edinburgh will no…

Prince William Commemorates 60th Anniversary of Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

The Duke of Cambridge, the Patron of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, attended a Reception and Air Display to mark the 60th Anniversary at Royal Air Force Coningsby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) acts as a living tribute to those brave men who served and…

Trooping the Colour 2017

The Queen’s Official Birthday in Britain was marked with sombreness on Saturday, 17 June 2017, despite the traditional pomp and pageantry in London with Trooping the Colour. Earlier that day, the Queen had issued a message reflecting the sombre national mood as the United Kingdom had “witnessed a succession of terrible tragedies”. Crowds lined the…

Prince Harry Launches 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney

Prince Harry arrived in Sydney to officially launch the countdown to the fourth Invictus Games at a celebration at Admiralty House on Wednesday, 7 June 2017, to mark 500 days to go until the opening ceremony in Sydney 2018. Australia’s Governor-General and Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Ambassador Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d) and Lady Cosgrove…

Westminster Abbey Invites Australians and New Zealanders To Anzac Day Service

Australians and New Zealanders are invited to apply for tickets to attend Anzac Day commemorations including the service at Westminster Abbey on 25 April 2017. Programme for Anzac Day 2017 5.00 am: Dawn Service, Australian War Memorial, Hyde Park Corner The main service will take place in front of the Australian War Memorial at Hyde…

Margrethe II Celebrates 45th Anniversary as Queen of Denmark

Queen Margrethe celebrates her 45th anniversary of her accession on the Danish throne on 14 January 2017. Her father King Frederik IX died on 14 January 1972 in Copenhagen, after suffering from influenza, followed by a heart attack. I dag har Hendes Majestæt Dronningen været Danmarks Dronning i 45 år. Her ses det første officielle…

Podcast: Vale King Bhumibol, Two State Visits, 1066 & All That!

Thailand's King Bhumibol passes away, the Queen and Prince Philip receive Long Service and Good Conduct Medals, Kate's Netherlands visit, Battle of Hastings commemorations, and two state visits. Singapore State Visit to Norway King Harald and Queen Sonja welcomes Singapore President and his wife on their first official visit to Norway, which included laying a…