William & Kate Join the Queen’s Garden Party

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As I suspected, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge turned up at the Queen’s garden party this afternoon alongside other members of the Royal Family. This the Queen’s second garden party of the season, but the first she attended in person. A third is scheduled for Thursday, with a fourth on Wednesday, May 29.

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The Chelsea Flower Show Is Upon Us

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And so the day is finally here: the Chelsea Flower Show preview. Have you been on pins and needles? I know, so exhausting. While yesterday’s release of photos and video of the entire Cambridge family paying in the “Back to Nature” garden the Duchess co-designed may well prove the highlight of the entire endeavor, today had one big draw: the Queen.

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New Photos of the Cambridges Are Released Ahead of the Chelsea Flower Show [UPDATED]

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Kensington Palace is going all out to promote the garden co-designed by the Duchess of Cambridge for the upcoming Chelsea Flower Show. The garden seeks to encourage adults and children to spend more time outdoors to support mental health, and will be accessible to the public starting Tuesday. Tomorrow, however, is the preview day, during which we expect to see a few members of the Royal Family take a look at the exhibits, including Kate.

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Lady Gabriella Windsor Marries at Windsor

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Members of the Royal Family gathered today at St George’s Chapel, Windsor for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston. The bride is the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, whose grandfather, Prince George, Duke of Kent, was a son of King George V. You can read more about the family here.

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ICYMI, There’s a Royal Wedding Tomorrow

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You’ll be forgiven for missing this, but another royal wedding is happening tomorrow. At St George’s Chapel Windsor. One day before the one-year anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. On the same day as the FA Cup Final. We’ve been here before…sort of.

The royal in question is Lady Gabriella (“Ella”) Windsor, a rather junior member of the family, and her bridegroom is a financier named Thomas Kingston.

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Charles Hosts BP Garden Party

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The Prince of Wales hosted today’s garden party at Buckingham Palace on the Queen’s behalf, with the Duchess of Cornwall and the Princess Royal by his side. These gatherings have been held at the Palace every spring since the reign of Queen Victoria, while there’s a corresponding party at Holyroodhouse when the Queen’s in Scotland in July.

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The Cambridges Visit Archie

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reportedly went out to Windsor yesterday afternoon after they and the Duke of Sussex wrapped up the day’s engagements, according to multiple outlets. Their children didn’t join them, though a few articles note that they plan to introduce them to Archie when he’s a little older. The visit apparently lasted over an hour.

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Kate Visits Bletchley Park

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Before we get into today’s engagement at Bletchley Park, let’s quickly catch up on the last couple of days. Royal reporters are saying that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were due to meet their new nephew “early this week.” Meanwhile, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, who were traveling in Germany last week, are due to stop over at Frogmore Cottage later this week and meet the newest Windsor addition.

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Meanwhile in Wales…

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While the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were showing off their new son at Windsor Castle, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge carried out engagements in North Wales focused on community service and environmental protection.

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Meet Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor [Updated]

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduced their new son to the world a few hours ago, turning up for a photo call and brief interview in St George’s Hall in Windsor Castle. Following tea with the Queen during which it’s believed they personally shared with her the name, the Palace announced that the latest royal addition has been named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor

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