Podcast: 93rd Birthday, ANZAC Day, Grand Duke Jean & Donald Trump

Easter Sunday coincides with Queen Elizabeth’s 93rd birthday, Anzac Day Commemorations, Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg’s passing and Queen Elizabeth invites the US President and the First Lady for a state visit. Happy Birthday Your Majesty Buckingham Palace's tribute with images of Queen Elizabeth from each decade of her life. Happy 93rd birthday to Her…

British Royal Family and New Technology

The British Royal Family has embraced modern technology since the late 19th Century, with the invention of the telephone, radio, television and the Internet. 19th Century 1878 – Queen Victoria meets Alexander Graham Bell and tries out his new invention, the telephone, and makes a note in her diary. A Professor Bell explained the whole…

Podcast: Surfer’s Ear, Instagram & Royal Social Media Guidelines

Crown Prince Haakon's minor surgery, Queen Elizabeth posts a message on Instagram, social media guidelines from the Palace, Prince Leonard laid to rest and our thoughts on those baby rumours. Crown Prince Haakon We wish HRH Crown Prince Haakon a speedy recovery from surgery. Queen Elizabeth on Instagram The Queen makes history again when she…

The Crown & Us: Story of the Royals in Australia

Great news for royal fans in Australia. A new documentary will air on Sunday, 3 March 2019, at 7.40 am on ABC and ABC HD. This two-part series explores the historical relationship between Australians and the British Royal Family from the time when Queen Victoria's son, Prince Alfred, visited our shores in 1867. The story…

King George V Knights Australian General Sir John Monash

King George V knights an Australian Commander on the battlefield during World War I, the first in 200 years. John Monash was born in West Melbourne on 27 June 1865, born to Jewish parents who emigrated from Prussia (now Poland). His family moved to Jerilderie in the Riverina region of New South Wales. Monash attended…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle To Attend ANZAC Day Services

Kensington Palace has announced Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will attend services commemorating ANZAC Day on Wednesday, 25 April 2018. Australians and New Zealanders commemorate Anzac Day in honour of the brave men who died at Gallipoli in the Dardanelles in 1915. The ill-fated military campaign by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC)…

Queen Elizabeth Attends Royal Maundy Service at Leicester Cathedral

The Royal Maundy Service was held at Leicester Cathedral on Thursday, 13 April 2017, where the Queen distributed Maundy Money in a tradition which dates back to the 13th Century. The Queen distributes special Maundy money to local pensioners every Maundy Thursday when Christians commemorate the Last Supper of Jesus and the commandment he gave…

The Duke and Duchess of York’s 1927 Australian Visit

The Australian Government invited the Duke and Duchess of York for the opening of Parliament House, Canberra, as part of a gruelling and exhausting tour. Albert Duke of York (George VI) and the Duchess of York (Queen Elizabeth) were also representing Britain and its Empire’s trading interests, so their visit was of great importance to…

Podcast: Dutch Royal Visit, Sami National Day, Train To London & A Royal Name-Change

Condolences for a close family friend, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima's visit to Germany, Queen Elizabeth returns to London and two royal centenaries. Condolences for Tara Palmer-Tomkinson The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have led tributes for close family friend, Tara Palmer-Tomlinson, who passed away earlier this week, aged 45. Embed from…