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Updates, pictures and videos from Buckingham Palace about the work and activities of The Queen and members of The Royal Family.
The Countess of Wessex helped to launch the 2020 Eye Health Heroes award programme last week. Her Royal Highness, Patron of @IAPB joined a virtual meeting to speak with four eye health professionals from the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
🦢 This week would have been the annual Swan Upping – the census of the families of swans on the River Thames. Swan Upping dates back centuries to when swans were an important source of food, but today it’s all about conservation and education, ensuring the swans’ welfare.
🎾🏆 This weekend would have been the @Wimbledon Finals, during which The Duke of Kent, President of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, normally presents the champions with their trophies. The Duke has been President of the AELTC since 1969.
On Tuesday @The Royal Family HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO joined a video call with Poppy and her family. The Countess also joined staff to support and congratulate them all for their outstanding work during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more on our blog: https://www.treloar.org.uk/royal-patron-the-countess-of-wessex-joins-a-video-call-with-student-famil...
🐞🐛This morning The Princess Royal visited Lydbrook Primary School to see how the pupils are learning about nature and wildlife outdoors. HRH spoke to pupils who were pond dipping and studying mini beasts, before opening their new Wellbeing Garden 🌿
📞The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, today caught up with @Music in Hospitals & Care. 🎶 The charity normally organises 5,000 live concerts in hospitals and care settings every year - pictured here before lockdown. HRH heard how they adapted after 600 performances were cancelled due to COVID-19.
The Prince of Wales visited @Asda Bristol Distribution centre today, to thank staff for keeping Britain’s food supplies going.
Their Royal Highnesses today thanked @Asda staff for all they have done to keep the country’s vital food supplies moving throughout the pandemic. 🥫🍞🍏 Since lockdown began, the Bristol Distribution Centre has made over 12,500 deliveries to stores across South West England.