Tag: London

Lying in State – Witnesses of an historical moment photo by Michael
News, Royal News

Lying in State – Witnesses of an historical moment

I remember back in April 2002 I was very impressed by the queues for Elizabeth The Queen Mother, mother of Queen Elizabeth II. I decided I would travel to the UK if it would happen again and pay my respect in person. However when it finally happened, I was far too occupied with long planned […]

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Tiaras and portraits at Sotheby’s
Exhibitions, Travel

Tiaras and portraits at Sotheby’s

All photos by a friend of mine (with mobile phone) Both exhibitions that auction house Sotheby’s in New Bond Street, London, organised on the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom were a huge surprise. Unfortunately it was impossible for me to travel to London for it, but several […]

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Royal Gatherings 2022 in London
Media & Co, Meetings

Royal Gatherings 2022 in London

This year’s Royal Gatherings in London conference will take place on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th May 2022. As usual it will take place at Spink (67-69 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 4ET), but it will be on the ground floor & not in the auction room downstairs. The speakers are: Saturday Hugo Vickers “A […]

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Diana & her garden – Kensington Palace Courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces
Exhibitions, Gardens, Travel

Diana & her garden – Kensington Palace

Photos: Courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces If travelling would be easier nowadays, there is one place I would love to go. I have been in London several times, but there is still something new to discover. I visited Kensington Palace only two years ago, but the recent exhibition and the new statue would have been […]

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UPDATE! Royal Gatherings 2020 in London
Media & Co, Meetings

UPDATE! Royal Gatherings 2020 in London

Royal Gatherings in London has been postponed because of Corona/Covid-19.     This year’s Royal Gatherings in London will take place on 18th & 19th April 2020. Please put the dates in your diary. As usual it will take place in the auction room of Spink at 67-69 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London. The cost in […]

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Beatrice and Edoardo: The wedding date is announced! St James's Palace, London
Marriages, News

Beatrice and Edoardo: The wedding date is announced!

The wedding of HRH Princess Beatrice of York and Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi will take place on Friday 29 May 2020. The couple became engaged in Italy in September 2019. Her Majesty The Queen has kindly given permission for the ceremony to take place at The Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace. The ceremony will be […]

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24 May 1819 – The birth of a future Queen
Genealogy, Miscellaneous

24 May 1819 – The birth of a future Queen

Birth We are happy in being able to state, that Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent was safely delivered yesterday morning, at Kensington Palace, of a Princess, at a quarter past four o’clock. The following Privy Councillors were present on the occasion: His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, His Grace the Duke of […]

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Royal souvenirs from the UK
Media & Co, Memorabilia

Royal souvenirs from the UK

London and Windsor are full of places where you can buy royal souvenirs. If you visit castles and palaces, also elsewhere in the country, there are tons of souvenirs. What to buy? Unfortunately it is all terribly expensive. Of course the obvious places in London are the shops of Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace. Tea […]

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