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The Royal Family 2h
Christmas has arrived at Buckingham Palace! 🎄 Did you know that the Christmas Tree was introduced to Britain in the 18th Century by Queen Charlotte, consort of King George III?
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The Royal Family 5h
The Duke of Cambridge awards Michael Davies, founder of charity , with an . The Principle Trust gives disadvantaged children & their families the opportunity to go on holiday.
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Dr. Pushpinder Chowdhry founded & organises Asian Film Festival – which promotes arts and culture as well as social issues and the needs of those affected by them.
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For the past 25 years Tim and Louise Walkiden have worked as foster parents & in that period they have cared for 31 children, all aged between 0-18. Today they both were awarded with an from The Duke of Cambridge.
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Double Paralympic gold medallist (joined by guidedog Hattie) today received an for her services to athletics and charity.
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Also honoured by The Duke of Cambridge today was Rosemary Johnson . After suffering a devastating brain injury in 1988, talented violinist Rosemary has recently been able to enjoy creating music again, thanks to Brain Computer Music Interfacing Software.
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The Royal Family 5h
Replying to @jk_rowling
The Order of the Companions of Honour was founded in 1917 by George V & is given to those who have made a major contribution in their field:
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The Royal Family 5h
"To be included in the distinguished and diversely talented company of the other Companions of Honour, especially as a female writer, is a particular privilege." Congratulations to who today became a Companion of Honour for her services to literature & philanthropy.
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The Royal Family 5h
Today at Buckingham Palace, The Duke of Cambridge hosted an Investiture Ceremony. Among today's recipients was rugby league coach Brian 'Nobby' Noble, who received an for his services to rugby & charity.
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The Royal Family Dec 11
Replying to @NHM_Denmark
Windsor Castle holds special significance in regard to The Duke of Edinburgh's ancestry. At the end of the Grand Corridor is the Tapestry Room where His Royal Highness' mother, Princess Alice, and maternal grandmother, Princess Victoria were born.
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The Royal Family Dec 11
Replying to @NHM_Denmark
Part of the exhibition explores the historical connections between the Royal Families of Great Britain & Denmark. The portrait is set at Windsor Castle and The Duke of Edinburgh is depicted wearing the sash of the Order of the Elephant, Denmark's highest-ranking honour.
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The Royal Family Dec 11
Replying to @NHM_Denmark
The portrait, by Australian born artist Ralph Heimans, has been produced for display at the at Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark. The Museum is holding a retrospective exhibition of Mr Heimans' work in 2018.
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The Royal Family Dec 11
A new portrait of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, painted in the year of his retirement from public engagements, has been released today.
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Clarence House Dec 8
The Silver Line helpline supports isolated older people by offering 24/7 advice, friendship or just a confidential chat. HRH joined the charity’s founder, Dame Esther Rantzen, on the phones and chatted to a regular caller, Betty.
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Clarence House Dec 8
The Duchess of Cornwall became Patron of earlier this year. Today HRH visited the charity for the first time to meet staff and volunteers.
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Clarence House Dec 8
His Royal Highness departs the castle, but before he leaves he wishes a group of school children “a very happy Christmas!”🎄
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Clarence House Dec 8
In the afternoon, The Prince visits , a stunning castle originally built during the 11th and 12th centuries.
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Clarence House Dec 8
At in Caerphilly, residents are provided with accommodation and a caring environment. HRH views some greetings cards that the residents have made to raise funds for the centre.
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Clarence House Dec 8
With the art club at Caerphilly Miners Centre, HRH admired a seascape watercolour. “That is genius! Fantastic! Brilliantly observed and the sea is a great colour. Waves are so difficult to do.”
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Clarence House Dec 8
The Prince of Wales meets the children and leaders at the Stay and Play group in Caerphilly... and can’t resist joining in with the fun! 🚘
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