As the queen celebrates her official birthday on Sunday 9th June, we reflect on the wonderful royal occasions that have taken place this year. We have seen the birth of Prince Louis on 23rd April and the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19th June, leaving us bursting with national pride. What better time to get your nearest and dearest involved with some regal inspired activities? And of course, keep royally clean while doing so with ACE’s fab products, meaning you can remove the stains whilst keeping hold of the precious memories.
King of the castle
To mark the array of royal revelries taking place this year, Windsor Castle is hosting family Saturdays throughout June. ‘Crowns and Coronations’ will include diverse activities, from storytelling sessions to 1950s music for the whole family. The events will run from 11 am to 4.30 pm and are free with any regular ticket purchase. For more information visit https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/whatson/event/892277/Family-Saturdays-in-June:-Crowns-and-Coronations
It’s no secret that Harry and Meghan opted for a lemon and elderflower cake for their big day. We think it will be a new royal favourite and have been meaning to whip one up ourselves! If you’re feeling adventurous why not go for a walk in the countryside and find some beautiful wildflowers to decorate yours? Foodie Meghan would certainly approve! BBC Good Food has the perfect recipe available at https://www.bbc.com/food/recipes/lemon_and_elderflower_15737
If your children love to get crafty then Activity Village is the perfect online destination for all the royal family-inspired activities you could dream of from royal crafts to royal family puzzles! Why not print one of the colouring pages dedicated to celebrating the queen’s birthday? For access to 29,130 printable pages you can become a member for £15 per year. Visit https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/british-royal-family for more information.
The Big Smoke
Take a trip to the heart of the British Monarchy… London. Madame Tussauds’ has created more figures of Queen Elizabeth II than anyone else since opening its doors in 1881, first created when she was just two years old. Step inside the royal balcony, curtsy for the Queen and take selfies with Will and Kate. Save money when you book online at https://www.madametussauds.com/london/en/tickets/#
Experience the enchantment
Immerse your family in an evening of magic at Disney on Ice’s ‘world of enchantment’ to see your favourite princes and princesses first hand. The show celebrates 100 years of Disney and features 50 characters including Princess Elsa and Cinderella. Venues include London, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow and Cardiff where you will be captivated in a world of fairy tale. Autumn tickets are set to be released soon. It may even get you inspired to try ice skating for yourself! For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/DisneyOnIceUK/
All you need now is to master your royal wave!