Category Archives: Queen Elizabeth II

The Cambridges Unveil New Queen Elizabeth II Portrait in NZ

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge unveiled a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at the Government House in Wellington on Thursday evening. The Duchess looked radiant in a Jenny Packham dress which was hand stitched with silver beading to represent New Zealand’s national emblem – a silver fern. Check out pictures below!

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Queen Elizabeth II Hosts Irish President for Dinner


Queen Elizabeth II invited Irish President Michael D. Higgins to Britain for Ireland’s first state visit since it became independent.


Stirring much controversy, the former Irish Republican Army commander Martin McGuinness was also invited to the 160-person dinner at Windsor Castle yesterday as was Judi Dench and Daniel Day-Lewis.

[NBC News]

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The Queen Welcomes Bulgarian President

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The Queen welcomed Bulgarian  President Rossen Plevneliev today as he begins his 3-day state visit to the UK.  The audience took place at Buckingham Palace.

[The Sofia Globe]

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The Queen and Duchess of Cambridge Host RADA Gala


The Queen and the Duchess of Cambridge welcomed the stars to Buckingham Palace tonight as they hosted a gala for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Wearing blue and red, the two royals were looking quite regal. Check out the photos below! [E! News] [Daily Mail]

The Duchess of Cambridge greeting Dame Helen Mirren

The Duchess of Cambridge greeting Dame Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren recounting to the Duchess that her husband, Prince William, called her "granny" at the BAFTA's the night prior

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Duchess of Cambridge to Join the Queen in Hosting Duties at Buckingham Palace


On February 17, the Duchess of Cambridge will join the Queen in hosting a star-studded bash at Buckingham Palace. The reception will celebrate the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts (RADA) and will include such guests as Dame Helen Mirren, Benedict Cumberpatch, Cate Blanchett, and Sir David Attenborough.  The Queen is patron of RADA. [HELLO!]

Royal visit to Leicester

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Celebrations Begin at Sandringham!

The Queen and Prince Philip greeted well-wishers as they arrived for a Sunday church service at St. Mary Magdalene in Sandringham village. As mentioned in an earlier post, other members of the royal family will begin arriving this week.

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[Daily Mail]



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