For Day 12 of their grand tour (April 18 day in OZ, April 17 night in US), William and Kate visited the Royal Easter Show—which is similar to a county or state fair in the US, as it showcased agricultural exhibits, livestock, and arts and crafts. Kate and Will were shown around different parts of […]
On Day 11 of their tour (April 17 day in OZ; April 16 night in US), Prince William and Kate Middleton visited the Blue Mountains where they met families whose homes were destroyed by the local area bushfires in October of last year. They then visited with the Girl Guides where they planted a tree […]
Bow down to Prince George’s Grumpy Face, peasants! The Grumpy Face was on full display today while leaving New Zealand and arriving in Australia. George is completely over this whole trip, and peasants, and flowers. But not koalas wombats.
On Monday day NZ time—Sunday evening US ET—The Cambridges visited Christchurch. When William and Kate arrived, they got a hongi (traditional welcome where they touch noses) from members of the Ngai Tahu at the Christchurch City Council Building where the chief told them to “Do what Princes and Princesses have always done and increase your […]
Kate and William visited Dunedin and Queenstown for the 7th day of their tour. While it took place on Saturday for me, it was Sunday to them (NZ is 16 hours ahead of where I am), so they started the day by going to church. Apparently it is normal for royals to attend church while […]
On the 6th (?) day of their New Zealand tour, Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Hamilton and Cambridge. They flew into Hamilton and did separate visits: William went to an aerospace factory for a tour; Kate visited a children’s hospice called Rainbow Place, it was a tea party with an Alice in Wonderland/Mad Hatter […]
Prince George’s grumpy face is the best thing in the entire world. That had to be said first thing, now let’s begin. Kate and William, along with George, attended a meet-and-greet with ten sets of parents and their children—all born within a few weeks of George’s birth last year on July 22—at Government House in […]
Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have officially landed in New Zealand—along with their son, Prince George—to start their three week tour of NZ and Australia. They landed in Sydney first; then took a plane to Wellington. They then went to the Government House for a ceremonial welcome including a Maori […]
Kate Middleton and Prince William performed their first joint appearance of the year today (March 17) when they visited the Irish Guards for St. Patrick’s Day. William was there as Colonel of the regiment and Kate handed out shamrocks. The Irish Guards were created in 1900 by Queen Victoria.
Kate attended a reception held by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for actors, directors, producers, and other members of the entertainment industry and RADA in honor of the Queen’s 60 years as patron of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Prince Michael of Kent also attended. They meet the guests and watched a few short […]