Investiture ceremonies are a key part of the British honours system. If you’re recognised for your achievements in the Queen’s New Year Honours or Birthday Honours List, the monarch will formally confer your honour and title (if appropriate) on you during such a ceremony.Continue reading “What Happens During an Investiture Ceremony at Buckingham Palace?”
One of the many privileges enjoyed by the British monarch is having two birthdays each year. The Queen’s actual birthday, 21 April, is a private affair. Her official birthday, which is celebrated on the second Saturday in June (when the weather tends to be suitable for outdoor events such as the Trooping the Colour parade), is a public celebration.Continue reading “The Historic Delay to the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020”
Arise, Sir Tom! Heroic Fundraiser Captain Moore Awarded a Knighthood
2nd February, 2021
We were very sad to hear the news of Sir Tom’s passing this afternoon. A truly remarkable gentlemen whom the nation (and World) took to their hearts.
Rest In Peace
Few people can truly be said to have inspired the nation, but the remarkable, record-breaking centenarian Captain Tom Moore is undoubtedly one of them.