A little FBTB Sneak Peek of the Duchess of Cambridge at the London Marathon training right now. She is taking part in a relay race today with Princes William and Harry. Full post coming soon. Source: fromberkshiretobuckingham blogspot com
Queen opens Balmoral to hundreds of people for Harry's charity trek The Queen has decided to grant special permission to allow hundreds of people to trek through the grounds of Balmoral for charity this summer – after some gentle persuasion from Prince Harry. Since it became the Scottish home of Queen Victoria in 1852, visits to the estate by the public have been strictly controlled. But the Queen has decided to bend the rules for Harry. I can reveal that she has agreed to let hundreds of injured soldiers and athletes trek through the hills of her Aberdeenshire retreat for a Walking With The Wounded challenge on June 24 – Armed Forces Day. I understand that Harry used all his charm on his grandmother after visiting her at Balmoral last September. ‘The Queen is thrilled with
British celebrities condemn Donald Trump's immigration ban Speaking to IBTimesUK Hugh Bonneville, Gurinder Chadha and Naughty Boy shared their fears over the US travel ban. While the British Asian Trust dinner was focused on celebrating the achievements and generosity of communities in the South Asian diaspora, there was no escaping the hot topic of Donald Trump's controversial immigration plan and his forthcoming official visit to the UK. The event, held at the Guild Hall on Thursday 3 February in the presence of the founder of the charity, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, drew 450 eminent guests including Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville, tennis champion Boris Becker, director Gurinder Chadha and music producer Naughty Boy, as well as a host of ambassadors from the ...
Harry and Meg's 'Royal' wedding: Couple to go public at Pippa's bash THE first “official” outing for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be Pippa Middleton’s May wedding. Harry’s decision to take the divorcee will be viewed as a public declaration of love. Prince William and wife Kate will be there when her sister weds hedge fund manager James Matthews on May 20 - they got engaged last July. The rest of Kate’s family will also be in attendance along with James’ brother Spencer, star of Made In Chelsea and The Jump. A source revealed: “Harry and Meghan are madly in love and he no longer wants to hide that from the world. “He is close to Pippa and has been invited to her wedding and has obviously been given a plus one. “Harry is adamant that he wants to take Meghan wit
Kensington Palace: Princess Diana’s former home open as wedding venue Brides dreaming of a fairytale can now get married like a princess after Kensington Palace opened its doors to commoner couples. The former home of Princess Diana has launched as a wedding venue, offering brides and grooms use of its Orangery, one of the most beautiful examples in the world. According to the Kensington Palace website, the setting has been licensed for civil wedding and partnership ceremonies, offering “an unforgettable atmosphere”. Queen Anne had the Orangery designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor and built in 1704 as a greenhouse for orange trees, doubling as a venue for balls and celebrations. The “palatial interior” accommodates 120 for dinner and dancing or 300 for a standing reception
Wills next in line? More than half of Britain wants Prince William to succeed the Queen Prince William is the Royal family member that most British members of the public would like to succeed the Queen as monarch, a new survey claims. The 34-year-old is even more popular than heir to the throne Prince Charles, it has been claimed. A survey published today by Opinium Research’s ‘Monarchy Tracker’ also shows that just one in five British people want the country to become a republic giving a boost to the house of Windsor. Much of the monarchy’s popularity appears to be tied to the public approval for the Queen. One thing we can probably guarantee is that the public fascination with the Royal Family will continue as we anticipate births, engagements and further family drama Ja