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Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace 2018

Published 10 May 2018

Every summer, Her Majesty The Queen hosts up to three Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace, as well as one at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.  The dates for The Queen's Garden Parties this year are as follows: 

•    Buckingham Palace - Tuesday 15th May 
•    Buckingham Palace – Thursday 31st May
•    Buckingham Palace – Tuesday 5th June
•    Palace of Holyroodhouse – Wednesday 4th July 

At the Garden Party on Tuesday 5th June, Her Majesty will be represented by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. 

Additionally, Her Majesty has given permission for two special Garden Parties to be hosted by members of the Royal Family in the Gardens at Buckingham Palace.  

The Prince of Wales's 70th Birthday Garden Reception – Tuesday 22nd May

 On 22nd May, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will host a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the work of The Prince's Charities in the year of His Royal Highness's 70th Birthday. 

The Not Forgotten Association Annual Garden Party – Thursday 7th June

On 7th June, The Princess Royal will attend the annual Not Forgotten Association Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.  The NFA is a tri-service charity which provides entertainment, leisure and recreation for the serving wounded, injured or sick and for ex-service men and women with disabilities.