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Princess Diana‘s legacy lives on at Kensington Palace

Princess Diana‘s legacy lives on at Kensington Palace

Princess Diana
Kensington Palace Opens Gorgeous Garden in Memory of Princess Diana Princess Diana‘s legacy lives on at Kensington Palace. On Thursday, a temporary garden opened at the late royal’s former London home. Named the “White Garden,” the floral display is set in Kensington Palace’s sunken garden, which is just next to the palace’s visitor entrance. The White Garden will be in place from Easter weekend to September of this year. Kensington Palace’s head gardener, Sean Harkin, conceived and designed the White Garden, which features white tulips, daffodils and scented hyacinths — 12,000 bulbs were planted last fall to create the display. Harkin’s inspiration came from a desire to do something at Kensington Palace to honor Diana in the 20th anniversary year of her death. “My team
5 Things You Never Knew About Kate Middleton Until Reading the Latest Prince Charles Biography

5 Things You Never Knew About Kate Middleton Until Reading the Latest Prince Charles Biography

Duchess Catherine
She may be one of the most followed royal family members in London. But when it comes to Kate Middleton, fans can't stop wanting to know more about the Duchess of Cambridge. Earlier this week, an extensive biography on the royal family was released across the pond. Titled Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life, the finished product written by Sally Bedell Smith takes an in-depth look at the famous family. Lucky for us, Vogue was able to read it from beginning to end and share more than a few interesting tidbits. Take a look at 5 facts we learned about the Duchess of Cambridge and those closest to her. 1. Cool Queen: When Prince William and Kate were planning their dream wedding, the Queen turned out to be totally chill about the guest list. Shor...
Congratulation to Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William as the Kensington Palace official made announcement

Congratulation to Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William as the Kensington Palace official made announcement

Duchess Catherine
William and Kate to receive highest Tuvalu award... for just VISITING the nation THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to receive the highest award from the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu - effectively for just going there. Discussions are under way for William and Kate to be invited to an investiture in London to each receive the Tuvalu Order of Merit in recognition of their 2012 visit to the Polynesian nation of nine tiny islands with a combined population of 11,200 spread over 10 square miles. Their visit there as part of a tour of Asia and the Pacific marking the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 produced iconic images of the royal couple. They were carried off their charter aircraft shoulder high on a spectacular double throne by 25 Polynesian men dressed in pandanus leaf s...
“It’s sweet that Harry and Meghan will be living next to William and Kate.”

“It’s sweet that Harry and Meghan will be living next to William and Kate.”

Prince Harry
Revealed: Prince Harry will live with Meghan Markle in THIS apartment after their wedding PRINCE Harry is looking to take the next step with his girlfriend Meghan Markle, and has even found them a swanky new pad. The prince, 32, has only been dating the Suits star since last summer, but he is reportedly keen to settle down and pop the question. And according to royal sources, Harry has even found them a new London love nest – next door to his brother at Kensington Palace. William and Kate live in a huge wing at the palace, with 22 rooms and two kitchens, and Harry's home would be a similar size to this, once renovations are complete. A source from the palace told the Daily Mail: "He keeps popping round and asking when it will be ready. "He seems in a real hurry to move in with Megha
Diana: Her Fashion Story: Diana lived in Kensington Palace throughout her marriage, and even after her divorce from Prince Charles

Diana: Her Fashion Story: Diana lived in Kensington Palace throughout her marriage, and even after her divorce from Prince Charles

Princess Diana
Kensington Palace opens an exhibition chronicling the fashions of the late Princess Diana. The show, which is titled "Diana: Her Fashion Story," will run throughout 2017. But as easy as it is to be spirited away but the clothing itself, KP is also an intrinsic part of Diana's larger story. Diana lived in Kensington Palace throughout her marriage, and even after her divorce from Prince Charles. Her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, grew up at the palace, and still officially call it home. While Anmer Hall is where Prince William and Kate Middleton primarily reside, they will switching their home-base to KP later this year. Somewhat similarly, it's easy to overlook Kensington Palace's role as an exhibition space. But KP will also host a show on three more British princesses this y...
Congratulation to Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William as Kensington Palace made official announcement

Congratulation to Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William as Kensington Palace made official announcement

Duchess Catherine
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to send Prince George to £6,000 per term London school THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to send Prince George to £6,000 per term pre-prep school Thomas’s Battersea in September, William and Kate sprung a major surprise today by announcing that their son would not be attended Wetherby, the pre-prep school in west London attended by the Duke of Cambridge and his brother Prince Harry. A key difference between Thomas’s and Wetherby is that the royal couple’s choice for their son is co-educational, whereas Wetherby caters only for boys. Kensington Palace said in a statement: “Their Royal Highnesses are delighted to have found a school where they are confident George will have a happy and successful start to his education.” Ben Thomas, headmaster at Thom
Even before Harry, Meghan Markle was starting to think about transitioning

Even before Harry, Meghan Markle was starting to think about transitioning

Duchess Catherine
Meghan Markle laying low after 'Suits,' will join Prince Harry in philanthropic endeavours There has been a fair amount of speculation regarding what American actress Meghan Markle will do as her relationship with Prince Harry continues. Many outlets have reported that she will continue with her acting career, but it looks as if she may have changed her mind and will opt for a quieter life that the public is more used to seeing of the royals and their partners. “Even before Harry, she was starting to think about transitioning out of acting,” a source told E! News last week. “She wants to focus on other worldly endeavours she is passionate about, like her philanthropy.” Meghan is currently filming the seventh season of “Suits” in Toronto, and the publication questioned if it would be h
Exciting News for Royal Fans: Special arrangements for Prince George and Princess Charlotte

Exciting News for Royal Fans: Special arrangements for Prince George and Princess Charlotte

Duchess Catherine
Prince William might be causing a stir with his partying antics in Switzerland, but the future King of England and the Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge have been busy making plans to move to Kensington Palace in the Northern Hemisphere autumn. According to sources, the couple's soon-to-be 400-year-old new digs are too cramped for their liking, so they're doing what any young family would do by adding an extension out the back. But how do you make a 'cramped' palace larger? Build a huge two-storey basement extension, of course. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, plan to move out of Amner Hall in Norfolk and move into Kensington Palace before Prince George starts school and to take a more active role in official duties. According to The Telegraph UK, the Historic Royal Palaces...
Great News just announced about Kensington Palace

Great News just announced about Kensington Palace

Duchess Catherine
Kensington Palace is getting a makeover, but it won’t mean much for Prince William and Princess Kate. Upcoming renovations to Kensington Palace will not affect Apartment 1A, where William, Kate and their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte live and will be spending more time in come this fall. Instead, the part of the palace that is open to tourists is the one that’s getting the upgrade, a representative for Historic Royal Palaces tells PEOPLE. “Independent charity Historic Royal Palaces cares for the State Apartments at Kensington Palace which attract 400,000 visitors every year,” says the representative. “We hope to create a new building behind the Orangery restaurant at Kensington Palace.” William and Kate share their London abode with a few others royal family me