Updates, pictures and videos from Buckingham Palace about the work and activities of The Queen and members of The Royal Family.
🚸The Countess was told about @SeeAbility research which found that half of children in SEN schools will have a problem with their vision, yet 44% of them have no eye care history. And the problem has grown during the pandemic, with global rates of shortsightedness on the rise.
The Queen, accompanied by The Princess Royal, attended a special service at @wabbey this morning to mark the centenary year of @PoppyLegion . The Royal Family have supported the work of the Royal British Legion since it’s creation in the aftermath of the First World War#RBL100
👁🗨The Countess’s visit is in support of #LoveYourEyes campaign, which has seen 3 million people commit to having their eyes tested globally. HRH is passionate about ending avoidable blindness and has seen the difference organisations such as @IAPB1 & @qejubileetrust can make.
“He has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years, and I, and his whole family, and this and many other countries, owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim, or we shall ever know.” -Her Majesty The Queen, 1997.
The Queen speaks of light overcoming darkness, and the hope that Easter symbolises, in a special message recorded to mark the Easter weekend.