On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales accompanied by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall and His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge attended the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London, England.
Yesterday afternoon, Buckingham Palace announced that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II would not participate in the State Opening of Parliament, “…The Queen continues to experience episodic mobility problems, and in consultation with her doctors has reluctantly decided that she will not attend…”
As a result, at Her Majesty’s request and “… with the agreement of the relevant authorities, The Prince of Wales will read The Queen’s speech on Her Majesty’s behalf, with The Duke of Cambridge in attendance.”
The State Opening of Parliament formally marks the beginning of the new session of Parliament. It includes The Queen’s Speech, prepared for her to read from the throne, by her government outlining its plans for new laws being brought forward in the coming parliamentary year.
On Sunday, May 1, 2022, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, as Patron of The Queen’s Green Canopy, launched a “…nationwide network of 70 ancient woodlands and 70 ancient trees dedicated to The Queen in celebration of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee year.”
According to Sky News, the video message was “…recorded under one of the 70 ancient trees, the old Sycamore at Dumfries House in Scotland…”
For more information about this amazing project please visit the official website for The Queen’s Green Canopy here.
On April 6, 2022, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived at the historic home of Lord and Lady Inglewood, Hutton-in-the-Forest, near the town of Penrith to meet with members of the “…Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership to hear about the challenges they face since the changes in support schemes for agriculture.”
On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall officially opened the new Meta (formerly known as Facebook) King’s Cross offices in London, England.
During today’s opening, the royal couple “…tried out the new virtual reality headsets before a digital plaque unveiling at the company’s eco-friendly offices…”
On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Irish Cultural Center in London, England. The purpose of today’s visit by the amazing royal duo was to celebrate the Irish Cultural Center’s 25th anniversary in the run-up to St Patrick’s Day.
On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited St. Luke’s Church in West London where he met with refugees from Afghanistan.
“St Luke’s is part of Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) which runs a Refugee Response programme. Prince Charles attended an advent service at HTB Onslow Square in December 2021 where he met representatives of the Refugee Response programme. On this visit, His Royal Highness met groups involved in activities including the Community Café and Children’s Program.”