Updates, pictures and videos from Buckingham Palace about the work and activities of The Queen and members of The Royal Family.
Aotearoa New Zealand marks Waitangi Day, and the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and over 500 Māori chiefs signed New Zealand’s founding document. 📸 The Queen in Christchurch in 2002. #WaitangiDay
The Queen has spoken to health officials leading the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine across the four nations of the UK. Her Majesty heard about the vital importance of ensuring all communities have access to the vaccine, and shared her own experience.
🎖Today marks the 165th anniversary of the creation of the Victoria Cross. The honour recognises acts of extreme bravery in the presence of the enemy. The inscription on the medals, “For Valour”, was chosen by Queen Victoria, after whom the award was named.
A Buckingham Palace statement on The Duke and Duchess of Sussex ➡️
The Queen speaks of light overcoming darkness, and the hope that Easter symbolises, in a special message recorded to mark the Easter weekend.