Tag Archives: Buckingham Palace

Kristin Scott Thomas Receives Damehood


Kristin Scott Thomas received damehood at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. Dame Thomas is set to take over the role of Queen Elizabeth in the production The Audience from Dame Helen Mirren in April. The Queen warned her that it will be a “challenge” to play her.

[Sunday Express]

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Duchess of Cambridge Visited Brookhall Children’s Centre on Wednesday


Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, paid a visit to Brookhall Children’s Centre in Woolwich, London on Wednesday morning. She was there to learn more about the charity, Home-Start. Home-Start provides resources to help families build better lives for their children. See more from POPSUGAR!

While the Duchess was at Brookhall, Prince William observed the Queen meeting with the Ambassadors of Nicaragua and Austria at Buckingham Palace. A taste of his future!


[Feature photo: Getty]

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Queen Elizabeth Celebrates 50 Years of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust


The Queen and Prince Philip hosted the 50th Winston Churchill Memorial Trust reception at Buckingham Palace tonight. Per an article in the Telegraph, the trust was “set up in 1965 as Sir Winston Churchill’s living legacy to help give people the opportunity to travel overseas to study areas of topical and personal interests”. See more here.

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Wife Join Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace


Royalty, celebrities, and great thinkers united for a reception at Buckingham Palace for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA). Benedict Cumberbatch and his pregnant wife, Sophie Hunter, chatted with Princess Anne and met Professor Stephen Hawking.

See more from Hello! Magazine

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The Queen Welcomes Bulgarian President

Photo Courtesy of sofiaglobe.com

Photo Courtesy of sofiaglobe.com

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

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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