Meghan Markle to attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings

April is shaping up to be a busy month on the royal calendar as the Duchess of Cambridge is due with her third child and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will be held between London and Windsor. The British Government is hoping the gathering of 52 Commonwealth countries will allow for open talks on free-trade as Brexit is underway. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetin (CHOGM)…

Prince Charles to visit the Westmorland Country Show

Prince Charles to visit the Westmorland Country Show

Prince Charles will visit the Westmorland Country Show for the first time, it has been announced. The royal tour around one of the oldest shows in the UK will take place on Thursday, 14 September, the Westmorland County Agricultural Society has said. During the visit, the Prince of Wales will be offered an insight into Cumbria’s finest examples of farming, food and industry. Chief Executive of…

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Father-Son date for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Father-Son date for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Prince Charles and Prince William, or rather the Duke of Rothesay and Earl of Strathearn while in Scotland, will have some quality bonding time at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle. Prince Charles will be the guest of honour at the first time he has been able to make the show. On 16 August, Prince Charles and Prince William will join in the dual themed tattoo of “The Year of…

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Can The Queen retire but not abdicate?

Can The Queen retire but not abdicate?

At 91-years-old and no signs of slowing down, many wonder how much longer The Queen can or will go on. Very few people believe Her Majesty will ever abdicate the throne which she has held since the age of 25. When still a Princess, Elizabeth said in a 1947 speech: “I declare before you all that my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service.” But what comes should Her…

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Prince of Wales leading plans to safeguard Mey Highland Games

Prince of Wales leading plans to safeguard Mey Highland Games

Prince Charles is stepping up to the plate to help safeguard one of his Royal Patronages. The Prince of Wales, or Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland, is setting forth a plan to help the Mey Highland Games stay around. Starting next year, a programme where Caithness secondary school students will learn about the Highland Games through their own training. The Scottish Highland Games Association will…

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Back to school with Prince Charles

Back to school with Prince Charles

In May 1955 Buckingham Palace made an unprecedented announcement: Prince Charles would be the first heir to the throne to be educated outside the palace and would begin school in January 1957, at the age of eight. Previous princes had received their early education from palace tutors or in military academies, but The Queen and Prince Philip reportedly felt that Charles would benefit from the…

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The Queen asks Prince Charles to represent her at Commonwealth Games

The Queen asks Prince Charles to represent her at Commonwealth Games

The Queen has asked Prince Charles to act as her representative at the 2018 Commonwealth Games which are to be held in Australia. The 2018 Commonwealth Games will take place in April next year; 70 Commonwealth nations and territories will be taking part. While representing The Queen, Prince Charles will officially open the games and read out The Queen’s customary message which will call upon…

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