Tag Archives: Diamond Jubilee

Summer of London: Idris Elba, Asha Leo Reveal Favorite Things About the Queen

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee soon to be underway, we’re kicking off The Brit List: Summer of London, highlighting the best of Britain’s capital in the months leading up to the London Summer Games. As royal watchers ...

The Brit List: Summer of London – The Royal Summer

For those of us who live and breathe British pop culture, London is already the center of the universe. But this summer, the city will dominate our attentions like never before.

Royal Roundup: Charles and Camilla on Diamond Jubilee Trip to Canada

“Don’t expect dragon boat racing and street hockey this time around,” wrote the CBC News in advance of Prince Charles and Camilla’s Diamond Jubilee trip to Canada this week, predicting that it would be a “more sedate ...

Royal Roundup: Queen Delivers Address to Parliament; Windsor Pageant Kicks Off Jubilee

Amid pomp and ceremony, Queen Elizabeth traveled to Westminster on Wednesday to deliver her annual speech to Parliament outlining the government’s plans for the upcoming year.

Royal Roundup: Kids Light Up Buckingham Palace on the Queen’s Birthday

Hundreds of thousands of Britain’s children helped to turn Buckingham Palace into a gigantic screen, onto which the UK’s largest artwork was projected this past weekend.

Royal Roundup: The Queen’s Speech

It’s perhaps not a particularly surprising piece of news that the Queen, in a pageant-laden speech to both houses of Parliament, pledged to “rededicate” herself to serving her country and her people. After all, public service is ...

Royal Roundup: Jamaica is the Crowning Success in Prince Harry’s Caribbean Tour

 

Prince Harry’s Diamond Jubilee tour of the Caribbean, writes The Daily Beast, “has undoubtedly been the most successful undertaken by a member of the British Royal family since the Diana era.

Royal Roundup: Prince Harry Wows the Caribbean

Prince Harry got a “rock star” reception in the Bahamas, wrote Sky News.

Royal Roundup: 2012′s Accession Day Marks the Queen’s Six Decades of Service

The Diamond Jubilee weekend is still several months away, but today (February 6) is the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne.

Royal Roundup: Britannia May Rule the Waves Again

 

The plan to build a new royal yacht is gaining support in Britain.