Britain

Open Jubilee Post – Service of Thanksgiving (Updated!)

There is another busy day ahead. Unfortunately, it was announced yesterday that Her Majesty will not be attending the National Service of Thanksgiving today. Most of the other senior royals and extended family will be there, though, with the possible exception of Princess Anne and Tim Laurence. They will be in Edinburgh today, and it's… Continue reading Open Jubilee Post – Service of Thanksgiving (Updated!)

Britain

Open Jubilee Post – Trooping the Colour (Updated)!

The schedule for all Jubilee events is here. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. Think about that. Let that sink in. It's an amazing, unprecedented event. To celebrate her seventy years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms, and the Commonwealth, we here at the Handbag… Continue reading Open Jubilee Post – Trooping the Colour (Updated)!

Britain

Open Post – Wessex Caribbean Tour Updated Day 7!

Heaven love them, the British Royals have another senior couple touring the Caribbean this week. The Earl and Countess of Wessex begin their Platinum Jubilee tour in Saint Lucia on Friday and from there will make visits to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Antigua and Barbuda before returning to Britain on April 28. The… Continue reading Open Post – Wessex Caribbean Tour Updated Day 7!

Sweden

Open Post – Representationsmiddag in Sweden

The Swedish Royal Family is hosting the Representationsmiddag at the Royal Palace of Stockholm tonight. The last event was way back in before times - 2019! As a reminder, this is the event where the Swedish Royal Family hosts representatives from the diplomatic corps, parliament, government, government, science, sports, business, culture, and just regular old… Continue reading Open Post – Representationsmiddag in Sweden

India · Netherlands

Open Post – Indian State Visit to the Netherlands (Updated Day 2)

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, the President of the Republic of India, Ram Nath Kovind, will be paying a state visit to the Netherlands from Tuesday 5 April to Thursday 7 April 2022. He will be accompanied by his wife, Savita Kovind. In 2019 the King and Queen Máxima paid a state… Continue reading Open Post – Indian State Visit to the Netherlands (Updated Day 2)