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The Royal Family

Bio Updates, pictures and videos from Buckingham Palace about the work and activities of The Queen and members of The Royal Family.
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iPhone : The Royal Christmas broadcast has evolved into an important part of the Christmas Day celebrations for many in Britain and around the world.

Watch The #QueensSpeech from 1957 in full here:

iPhone : Twenty-five years later, in 1957, The Queen broadcast the first televised Christmas message.

The #QueensSpeech was delivered live from the Long Library at Sandringham, Norfolk.

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iPhone : #DYK the Christmas message was started by The Queens grandfather, King George V in 1932?

The text was written by poet and writer Rudyard Kipling and included the words: I speak now from my home and from my heart to you all. #ARoyalChristmas

Twitter Web App : The Countess met six-year-old Elizabeth and her parents Liam and Sinead.

Sineads family are sharing their experiences and raising awareness of the impact of scarring.

Elizabeth has been treated by Professor Naiem Moiemen, Director of the Centre for Conflict Wound Research.

Twitter Web App : The Countess of Wessex, as Patron of the Scar Free Foundation, hosted an afternoon tea at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday to mark the Foundation’s 20th anniversary.

Scar Free Foundation is focused on advancing medical research in the areas of wound healing, burns and cleft lips.

Twitter Web App : Queen Margrethe is joint Patron of the Anglo-Danish Society, alongside Her Majesty The Queen.

They are pictured here together during the Danish State Visit to the UK in 2000.

Twitter Web App : The programme provides financial support to Danish and British graduates pursuing further education.

The Duchess met scholars who have been supported by the Society, and heard about their studies in music, immunology and neuroscience.

Twitter Web App : This week, The Duchess of Gloucester helped the Anglo-Danish Society celebrate 60 years of their charitable scholarship programme.

The Duchess, who was born in Denmark, is the programmes Protector.

Twitter Web App : The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attended the Advent Procession at St Paul’s Cathedral, London, this week.

The Duchess is Patron of the Friends of St Pauls Cathedral, a role previously held by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

iPhone : Princess Mary became the first Patron of The Not Forgotten shortly after its creation in 1920.

Since 2000, The Princess Royal has acted as Patron, and yesterday met many of the charity’s volunteers at The Christmas reception.…

iPhone : The charity provides injured or sick veterans with a range of entertainment and activities throughout the year.

🎥⬇️ Dale Mallin spoke with us about the impact The Not Forgotten has had on his life since being medically discharged from the Army.

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iPhone : The Princess Royal attended the annual Christmas reception for ‘The Not Forgotten’ ex-servicemen and women at St James’s Palace yesterday 🎄✨🎉

The Not Forgotten supports over 10,000 vulnerable members of the Armed Forces each year.

iPhone : The Prince of Wales presented Honours to deserving people at an Investiture held in Buckingham Palace today🎖

More on Investiture ceremonies here:…

Twitter Web App : The Royal Film Performance has also previously been attended by The Queen and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Past performances have included ‘Titanic’, ‘The Battle of the River Plate’, ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ and ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’. #1917film

Twitter Web App : ‘1917’ tells the story of two British soldiers, who are tasked with delivering a message across enemy territory. The premiere was the charity’s 71st Royal Film Performance.

The Queen also attended the 1978 premier of Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

Twitter Web App : The first Royal Film Performance took place at the Empire Cinema in Leicester Square in 1946, and was attended by King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret.

The Queen has attended on several occasions, including the 1962 film premier of West Side Story.

Twitter Web App : The Prince of Wales is Patron of The British Film Institute and is an avid supporter of those working in the film and television industry.