Many happy returns, Charles! Prince of Wales beams from his Highgrove garden in new portrait released for his 73rd birthday – as the royal family prepares to participate in the Queen for Remembrance Day Service
- Prince Charles’ 73rd Birthday Has Been Marked With A New Portrait Of The Royal
- Prince of Wales can be seen enjoying his Highgrove garden
- Comes as royal prepares to spend the day attending Remembrance Day Service
- Marks a return to appearances for the Queen, who has missed several events
The Prince of Wales’ 73rd birthday has been marked with a new photo of him sitting on a bench in Highgrove.
The future king is depicted smiling at the camera against the backdrop of verdant gardens at his Gloucestershire home in the photo, taken over the summer.
He wears a blue pinstripe suit, a light blue tie and a polka dot pocket square. A purple flower adorns his lapel.
Charles will spend his birthday attending the annual memorial day service in the Cenotaph next to the Queen, 95.
The Prince of Wales’ 73rd birthday has been marked with a new photo showing him sitting on a bench in Highgrove
Charles will lay a wreath on the top step of the Cenotaph on behalf of the Queen as she watches from the balcony of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office building.
Charles began posting one on behalf of his mother in 2017, with the change seen as a subtle shift in the duties of the head of state.
Buckingham Palace has said the Queen will attend the annual wreath-laying service in Whitehall, which falls on November 14 this year, and will honor Britain’s victims of war.
It’s because the 95-year-old monarch has missed several other events after being forced to rest by royal doctors just over three weeks ago. On October 20, she spent a night in the hospital undergoing preliminary tests.
Charles will lay a wreath on the top step of the cenotaph on behalf of the Queen as she watches from the balcony of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office building
Last night, Charles and his wife Camilla led members of the Royal Family at the Festival of Remembrance at London’s Royal Albert Hall – but the Queen was not present.
Other royals in attendance included Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra.
On Thursday, Charles reassured a bystander about the Queen’s health when he met people in Brixton.
Charles was greeted by crowds after an engagement for the Prince’s Trust in South London.
The Prince shook hands with benefactors as he leaves after meeting The Prince’s Trust Young Entrepreneurs earlier this week
TUESDAY — The Queen is photographed leaving Wood Farm on the Sandringham Estate to return to Windsor by helicopter
A man asked him, “Prince Charles. How is your mother?’
Charles gave him an encouraging pat on the arm and seemed to say, “She’s all right, thank you.”
The royal received an early birthday cake as he welcomed organizations recognized by the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise at a reception on Wednesday at Windsor Castle.
Jo Taylor, owner of Reach and Rescue, a company that makes telescopic rescue poles for emergency services, gave him the cake.
OCTOBER 29 — The Queen in a Cop26 video message recorded on October 29 and played in Glasgow on November 1
Ms Taylor, whose company was recognized in the innovation category, said: “The Prince laughed and said, ‘You’ve done your research on me,’ and slipped the card into his left pocket.”
Charles recently attended the Cop26 Climate Change Summit in Glasgow, where he told world leaders that ‘we must put our words and commitments into practice’.
One of the longtime environmentalist’s efforts to reduce his carbon footprint is to eat less meat and dairy and convert his Aston Martin to run on cheese and wine by-products.