Holidays have a very special meaning when children are involved. Christmas and Easter don’t seem to have quite the luster as they did during childhood. Luckily, despite their royal status –Duchess Kate Middleton and Prince William have been adamant about providing their three children –Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis with the best childhoods possible.
The British Royal Family has major traditions that they follow during various holidays and Easter is no exception. This is how Princess Charlotte and Prince George will be spending Easter Sunday.
How will Prince George and Princess Charlotte celebrate Easter?
Though Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton have royal obligations they must attend to on Easter Sunday –Prince George and Princess Charlotte aren’t yet required to attend church service. In 2018 –the little royals spent the day with the Middletons –the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents. The duchess told some little girls outside of St. George’s Chapel that the prince and princess had enjoyed an Easter egg hunt. We’re sure that they will also be indulging in massive Easter baskets with tons of treats inside.
The duchess’ parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, own Party Pieces a massive business that stocks party supplies and other delights. Party Pieces sells Easter tattoos, Easter bunny crackers, and cute Easter finger puppets. From the treasures for the Easter egg hunt to stickers and chocolates, we’re sure the prince and princess (and hopefully little Prince Louis) will spend a wonderful Easter with their non-royal grandparents.
How will the British Royal Family spend their Easter?
Easter Sunday happens to fall on a very special day this year. Sunday, April 21, 2019 is also Queen Elizabeth’s 93rd birthday. In addition to church services at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor –the queen will also have some sort of birthday celebration. As is tradition –as the queen leaves the church, a group of schoolchildren will present her with a posy as they do each and every year on Easter.
Over the weekend, citizens of the United Kingdom should expect a 41 gun salute in Hyde Park, a 21 gun salute in Windsor Great Park, and a 62 gun salute at the Tower of London in celebration of the queen’s birthday. After their Easter service, the royal family will probably retire to the queen’s country estate, Sandringham, for a private celebration.
Though Prince Harry will probably be present with the rest of his family (as long as Meghan Markle doesn’t go into labor) don’t expect to see the Duchess of Sussex at Easter service or the queen’s birthday celebration. In fact, many folks are convinced that the former actress may give birth on the queen’s birthday.
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