Updates, pictures and videos from Buckingham Palace about the work and activities of The Queen and members of The Royal Family.
The Duchess of Gloucester has been Patron of Music in Hospitals and Care since 1999. 📸 HRH is pictured in 2018, when she joined musicians and residents for the charity’s 70th birthday celebrations at Sherwood House Care Home.
🦢 This week would have been the annual Swan Upping – the census of the families of swans on the River Thames. Swan Upping dates back centuries to when swans were an important source of food, but today it’s all about conservation and education, ensuring the swans’ welfare.
Today marks the 80th anniversary of the start of the #BattleofBritain , the battle which turned the tide of #WW2 . "I remember the Battle of Britain being fought in the skies above us, and we shall never forget the courage and sacrifice of that time." - The Queen, July 2018.
🎾🏆 This weekend would have been the @Wimbledon Finals, during which The Duke of Kent, President of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, normally presents the champions with their trophies. The Duke has been President of the AELTC since 1969.
The call presented an opportunity for the eye-health professionals from around the world to share their experiences, working with patients in hospitals, with charities, within clinics and scientific research. Together they talked about providing care during COVID-19.
The Award was specially created to celebrate young and upcoming talent in the eye care sector. @IAPB1 is encouraging eye health organisations to nominate a member of staff who is innovative, a future leader or change maker. Entries close in September.
The Queen speaks of light overcoming darkness, and the hope that Easter symbolises, in a special message recorded to mark the Easter weekend.