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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Prince Charles sits in the cockpit of a jet trainer

Prince Charles sits in the cockpit of a jet trainer

Prince Charles had a taste of how state-of-the-art aircraft operate as he took the cockpit seat of a Hawk T2 jet trainer, although he didn’t actually fly. The Prince of Wales looked excited as he was shown the controls by a squadron leader from IV® Squadron and Ascent Flight Training at the RAF Valley in North Wales, where His Royal Highness met some of the servicemen and women who work at the…

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Prince Charles Visits Rachel’s Organic in Wales

Prince Charles Visits Rachel’s Organic in Wales

Embed from Getty Images es-day-2-775003362#prince-charles-prince-of-wales-is-joined-by-rachel-rowlands-founder-picture-id811889998 The Prince of Wales visited Rachels Organic in Wales to open an extension of the organic yoghurt factory. The visit and royal opening come nearly 20 years after his first visit to open another expansion. The Prince, who spent time joking and talking to staff, met…

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Royal welcome in Canada for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall

Royal welcome in Canada for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have received a royal welcome in Canada as they arrived for their three-day visit to the country to mark the country’s 150th anniversary. The couple arrived in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut on Thursday and were greeted at the airport by Canadian Governor-General David Johnston and his wife, Susan. An official welcoming ceremony took place at the…

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The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visit site of Manchester terrorist attack

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visit site of Manchester terrorist attack

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall were in Manchester yesterday to pay tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena on 22 May. The couple observed a moment of silence while standing at the scene of the attack in the arena foyer, the blown out glass roof panels a striking reminder of the devastation that unfolded there, which claimed 22 lives and injured 119 others.…

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Itinerary announced for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall’s trip to Canada

Itinerary announced for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall’s trip to Canada

In around half-a-month, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will make a trip across the pond to Canada to celebrate the 150th birthday of the Commonwealth country. The Canadian government has just issued the packed schedule for the three-day trip, starting off in the Northern Territory, Nunavut. The 18th tour of Canada for the Prince of Wales and the fourth tour for the Duchess of Cornwall…

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Buyout plan to save one of Prince Charles’s favourite Scottish castles

Buyout plan to save one of Prince Charles’s favourite Scottish castles

The fate of Kinloch Castle on Rum – once a king’s retreat and a favourite Highland site of the current Prince of Wales – is at risk as Scottish Natural Heritage has warned that without £20m to restore the castle, it will have “no future” and could face a bulldozer. Built in the 1800s the castle had fallen into disrepair by the time it was sold to the government in the 1950s. After a…

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