Royals

Will Trooping the Colour be the first time we see the working royal family back together in public?

We hope so…

Royalists everywhere are hoping to soon see the royal family back together. 

It’s been over two months since the working royals were last spotted together – during their annual walk to Christmas Day Services at St Mary Magdalene on December 25. 

Of course, it’s understandable considering that King Charles took a step back from royal duties following a treatment for an enlarged prostate and cancer, and Princess Catherine stepped back following abdominal surgery. 

But fans of the royal family are indeed getting restless; bizarre conspiracy theories and speculations about the Princess of Wales recently began emerging online. 

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So many in fact, that Kensington Palace had to issue a statement quashing them all. 

Thankfully, we now may know when we’ll see both Charles and Catherine join Queen Camilla, Prince William and the other working members of the royal family for a public engagement. 

The official British army website begun selling tickets to Trooping the Colour: The Colonel’s Review and Trooping the Colour: The King’s Birthday Parade this morning and noted that: 

“Trooping the Colour [The Colonel’s Review] reviewed by Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales is identical to Trooping the Colour [The King’s Birthday Parade] reviewed by His Majesty The King, with the exception that some additional mounted officers ride when His Majesty The King is present.” 

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Many have taken this to mean that Catherine will be present at both The Colonel’s Review on June 8 and The King’s Birthday Parade on June 15, and Charles will be present at the latter. 

We have to agree that it’s likely Catherine will be present at at least Trooping the Colour: The King’s Birthday Parade as she’s attended the annual event every year since she married William in 2011 (bar the year it was scaled back because of COVID). 

It’s also likely Charles will attend the parade considering it’s held to honour his birthday. 

Of course, we’ll just have to wait and see whether Kensington and Buckingham Palace confirm whether this year’s Trooping the Colour will reunite the working royal family; watch this space. 

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