Prince Charles strikes new coin in father’s honour

Prince Charles strikes new coin in father’s honour

On Monday 11th July, The Prince of Wales made a visit to The Royal Mint Experience in Llantrisant in South Wales as part of his Welsh summer tour. The Royal Mint has been situated in the current location since 1968 and produces coins for around 60 countries per year. Prince Charles’s trip to the visitor’s centre of The Royal Mint was made in order to strike a special coin in honour of his father…

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The Queen’s car with built-in handbag tray up for auction

The Queen’s car with built-in handbag tray up for auction

Care for a car with a royal history? The Queen and Prince Philip’s custom Daimler is going up for auction! Expected to bring in £55,000, the five-speed automatic was Her Majesty’s from June 2001 to January 2007 and was often seen taking Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle. In true royal fashion, the Racing Green car includes an extendable handbag tray and no…

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Details of Spanish State Visit announced

Details of Spanish State Visit announced

The State Visit that was cancelled last year due to the corruption scandal will now take place from 12-14 July. King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain will visit Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace later this month. The last State Visit from Spain to the UK was quite some time ago, in 1986 to be exact by King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia. In 1998, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh went to…

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The Queen marks the start of Holyrood week with ancient ceremony

The Queen marks the start of Holyrood week with ancient ceremony

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh have arrived in Scotland and taken up residence at Holyroodhouse Palace, kicking off Holyrood week. Holyrood week takes place each summer when The Queen, accompanied by Prince Philip travels to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland, for a week of engagements. Holyrood week began with a traditional…

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Prince Philip heads back to work with joint engagement at Falkirk and Stirling

Prince Philip heads back to work with joint engagement at Falkirk and Stirling

Following his recent hospitalisation, a number of new engagements have been announced for His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, including a Garden Party at the Palace of Holyrood on 4 July in Edinburgh and a joint engagement with Her Majesty The Queen at Falkirk and Stirling on 5 July. The Queen and Prince Philip will board the Seagull Trust boat ‘The Wooden Spoon’ at the Sea Lock of Queen…

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Prince Philip steps out for the first time since hospitalization to support Lady Louise

Prince Philip steps out for the first time since hospitalization to support Lady Louise

After his two-day hospital stay, the Duke of Edinburgh joined Her Majesty at Royal Ascot to watch their granddaughter, Lady Louise. The daughter of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and the Countess of Wessex was taking part in the British Driving Society Annual where she was driving a carriage. Her parents and brother James, Viscount Severn, nine-years-old joined The Queen and Prince Philip in…

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The Queen and Prince Philip won’t let a heat wave get in the way of their equine pursuits

The Queen and Prince Philip won’t let a heat wave get in the way of their equine pursuits

The Queen was spotted taking in the scenery on the Windsor Castle grounds yesterday morning as she spent one of the hottest days this year enjoying some horseback riding. The UK is currently sizzling with record-breaking temperatures but Britain’s 91-year-old monarch looked cool and calm, perfectly at peace on a petite black horse with one of her riding masters at her side. Prince Philip, who…

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