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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Secret letters between Prince Charles and Tony Blair green-lit for publication

Secret letters between Prince Charles and Tony Blair green-lit for publication

Letter written to former Prime Minister Tony Blair from Prince Charles over banning fox hunting will be published. The Freedom of Information watchdog has green lite the private letters, saying that they should be made public. Two years ago the Ministry of State asked that “all correspondence and communications” between the Prince and Mr Blair which “in any way referred to hunting and or a ban on…

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