prince of wales tea


So I got to shake Prince Harry’s hand not once, not twice but THREE times! (Excuse me while I melt into a puddle over here 😍)
Didnt even manage to say anything because I was so speechless, just smiling like an over excited two year old 😂
Plus its the third year in a row that I’ve got to see him in real life 😄
He really is such an amazing guy though staying out to talk to and shake everyones hands despite the torrential downpour (cheers for bringing the British weather with you mate). Was so worth getting saturated - such an incredible day! 😄


one gifset per appearance → prince george’s christening, london (23/10/2013)

Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge was christened at the St. James’s Palace Chapel in London. The very small and private service was conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, with only close family members, the seven godparents and their partners among the guests. Prince George wore a replica of the lace and satin christening gown made for Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter Victoria in 1841, which has been worn by royal children during their christening since. Shortly before the service, his godparents were announced: William Van Cutsem, Emilia Jardine-Paterson, Oliver Baker (all of whom are close school/university friends of the couple), their long-standing Private Secretary Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, William’s cousin Zara Phillips, Prince Charles’s friend Earl Grosvenor and lastly, Princess Diana’s close friend Julia Samuel. For the service, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose two hymns, two lessons and two anthems. The Hymns were Breathe on Me, Breath of God and Be Thou My Vision. The lessons were from St. Luke ch. 18, verses 15-17, read by Pippa Middleton and St. John ch. 15, verses 1-5, read by Prince Harry. The anthems were Blessed Jesu! Here we Stand (Richard Popplewell) and The Lord Bless You and Keep You (John Rutter). The Lily Font and water from the River Jordan were also used during the baptism. Following the service, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall hosted a private tea reception in Clarence House, during which guests were served slices of christening cake, which was a tier taken from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding cake. Later, the Royal Family posed for the official photographs of the christening, one of which included a picture of the Queen with her three heirs, something that had not happened since Queen Victoria’s time.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales laughs as he is given a cup of tea with two spoons in it by mistake during a visit to his his Prince’s Trust centre where the charity’s beneficiaries, staff and supporters gathered for the launch of its 40th anniversary impact report on July 26, 2016 in Bristol, England.

During the visit, the Prince met with young people who are learning about engineering through a stop motion animation project and a rocket-building session with Trust ambassador Major Peake. 

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“When the girl returned, some hours later, she carried a tray, with a cup of fragrant tea steaming on it; and a plate piled up with very hot buttered toast, cut thick, very brown on both sides, with the butter running through the holes in it in great golden drops, like honey from the honeycomb. The smell of that buttered toast simply talked to Toad, and with no uncertain voice; talked of warm kitchens, of breakfasts on bright frosty mornings, of cosy parlour firesides on winter evening…”

The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame