Sunday, June 29, 2014

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: June 23-29, 2014


-Albert II, 12th Prince of Thurn and Taxis celebrated his 31st birthday on Tuesday.

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II attended the ‘Not Forgotten’ Association (NFA) Garden Party on Wednesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, she laid a wreath at the War Memorial during a visit to the British Legion at the Town Hall and met with the Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury{Source}

-Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh attended a dinner to mark the 50th anniversary of  Churchill College on Wednesday {Source}.

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh visited Crumlin Road Gaol Visitor Attraction and Conference Centre, met with representatives of the Northern Ireland Assembly, before meeting representatives from community organisations, local sporting organisations, schools, business leaders, faith leaders and local health professionals from Northern Ireland, visited the Hurst-MacQuitty Building, visited The Game of Thrones set, attended a luncheon at Belfast City Hall, attended an Afternoon Party in the garden of Hillsborough Castle, met with the former and incomming Director General of the Northern Ireland Office on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, they visited  met experts from the television program, The Antiques Roadshowand viewed artifacts displayed, attended a Reception for the Royal British Legion at the Town Hall and the launch the Council's program of activities to commemorate the centenary of the start of Britain's involvement in the First World War, did a walkabout in Coleraine{Source}{Photos}

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall attended a dinner for the Garden Society at White's on Tuesday {Source}.

-The Prince Charles of Wales hosted a reception for medical staff of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, held a dinner for The Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the future monarch visited Etruria Industrial Museum,  and visited Middleport Pottery{Source}.

-The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York presented the Awards for the Peer to Peer Challenge, met with the UK's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, and attended a recpetion for the Summer Ball of the Royal Academy of Arts on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Queen's second son attended The Duke of York New Entrepreneur of the Year Semi Final at St. George's Hall, attended a Luncheon for Entrepreneurs in the North West, visited the University of Liverpool and attended a Royal Society Advisory Board Dinner{Source}.

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex & Sophie, The Countess of Wessex attended a dinner for the Wessex Youth Trust  on Monday {Source}.

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex held a reception for The Duke of Edinbugh's Award for young people who achieved the gold standard, chaired a board meeting of the International Special Projects committee of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme  on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Queen's youngest son attended the Royal Norfolk Show Judges and Stewards Dinner {Source}.

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal attended a Summer Tea Party for Save the Children UK,  attended a Reception and Presentation on "Sepsis - Doing the Simple Things Better" on Tuesday  {Source}.

-Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall opened the Welcome Building of Westonbirt Arboretum, opened the renovated headquarters of Wiltshire Council and opened an exhibition of portraits by the British artist Catherine Goodman  at the National Portrait Gallery on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, she  visited the "Voices of the Desert" Exhibition, at La Galleria{Source}. On Wednesday, she attended day 3 of Wimbledon {Photos}

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex  visited the offices of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapistsand signed the International Communication Project 2014 Public Pledge, met with the former Chief Presdient and incoming Chief President of St. John Ambulance in the Priory of England and the Islands  and charied a Charities Forum on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Queen's younger daughter-in-law attended The Countess of Wessex Cup between 5th Battalion The Rifles and Royal Air Force Wittering {Source}. On Wednesday, she officially opened the Royal Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court Palace {Photos}.

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex & The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor attended a tea party to mark the 100th anniversary of the Brownies on Wednesday {Photos}.

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception to mark the work of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry  on Monday {Source}.

-Prince Harry of Wales began an official tour of Brazil and Chile. Check back for a full recap soon. On Tuesday, the young Prince attended the World Cup Match between Costa Rica and England {Photos}

-Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester visited the Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum,  attended the Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Ceremony and afterwards unveiled the "To Honour a Promise" Memorial in Castle Yard, attended a Luncheon, and visited the Department of Archaeology at the University of Winchester on Monday {Source}.

-Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent  attended the Opening Day of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Queen's cousin chaired the Third Guards Club Dinner at Clothworkers' Hall{Source}.

-Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy  attended a Concert to Celebrate the Life of The Earl of Harewood at the London Coliseumon Tuesday  {Source}.
The Earl of Harewood died 11 June 2011 and he was Princess Alexandra of Kent's 1st cousin.


-Prince Aristides Savros celebrated his 6th birthday on Sunday.


-Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies celebrated her 11th birthday on Monday.


-Prince Akishino & Princess Kiko celebrated their 24th wedding aniversary on Sunday


-Crown Prince Hussein celebrated his 19th birthday on Saturday.


-Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke, Princess Stephanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess, Prince Felix, Prince Sebastian & Prince Louis attended the Luxembourg National Day events on Monday {Photos}


-Prince Albert II attended he 2014 ‘Fete de la Saint Jean’ Procession on Monday{Photos}. On Wednesday, he attended the launch of the 1st Edition United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) High-Level Segment {Photos}  On Friday, he attended the 2014 Pro-Am Cup of the 2014 Global Champions Tour of Monaco {Photo}. On Saturday, he attended the and the Global Champions Tour of the 2014 Global Champions Tour of Monaco {Photos}

 -Princess Caroline of Hanover awarded the prizes during the Pro-Am Cup on Friday {Photo}.

-Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi participated in the 2014 Global Champions Tour of Monaco on Thursday, Friday and Saturday {Results}{Results}{Results}.

The Netherlands

-King Willem-Alexander & Queen Maxima visited Poland for a two- day official visit on Tuesday and Wednesday {Photos}

-Princess Alexia celebrated her 9th birthday on Thursday.


-King Felipe VI & Queen Letizia received the Armed Forces and Guardia Civil on Wednesday {Photos}. On Thursday, they attended the 2014 'Principe de Girona' Foundation Awards {Photos}

-Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallacora was officially charged with money laundering and tax evasion on Wednesday {Source}


-Prince Carl Philip announced his engagement to Sofia on Friday {Source}.

-Christopher Paul O'Neil celebrated his 40th birthday on Friday.

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