The role of the Monarchy
Monarchy is the oldest form of government in the United Kingdom
The Queen and The Duke of Cambridge visit people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire
Published 16 June 2017
The Queen visits Canada House to celebrate 150th Anniversary of Confederation
Published 19 July 2017
The Queen visits Manchester to meet victims of the Manchester Concert Attack
Published 26 May 2017
The Queen and Members of the Royal Family attend the Chelsea Flower Show
Published 22 May 2017
The Queen celebrates the 175th Anniversary of the first Royal train journey
Published 12 June 2017
The Queen, along with members of The Royal Family, hosts the first Garden Party of 2017
Published 15 May 2017
The Queen and Government
The Queen has important formal roles in relation to the Government of the UK
Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit Pangbourne College to celebrate the school's centenary.
Published 8 May 2017
The Queen hosts a ceremony at Windsor Castle to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Motability.
Published 24 April 2017
Did you know?
In an average year, The Queen receives approximately 60,000 pieces of correspondence. For her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, The Queen received over 120,000 cards, letters and gifts. Most of The Queen's correspondence comes from the UK: on average about 75%. 10% comes from Commonwealth countries and 15% from other overseas countries.
The Queen and Law
The Sovereign today still retains an important symbolic role as the figure in whose name justice…
Did you know?
The oldest ever recipient of a message from The Queen was a Canadian gentleman, who reached the age of 116 in December 1984.
Did you know?
The Queen meets thousands of people each year in the UK and overseas. Many people ask how they should greet Her Majesty. The simple answer is that there are no obligatory codes of behaviour - just courtesy. However, many people wish to observe the traditional forms of greeting. For men this is a neck bow (from the head only) whilst women do a small curtsy. Other people prefer simply to shake hands in the usual way. On…
Anniversary messages from The Queen
Find out more about these special messages from The Queen
The Winners: The Queen's Awards for Enterprise 2016
Find out more about some of the 2016 Queen's Awards for Enterprise winners...
Celebrating The Queen's Official 90th Birthday
A snapshot of celebrations which happened all over the UK on the weekend of 10-12 June
The Queen in Windsor: 90th birthday
Find out more about how The Queen will mark her 90th birthday...
A Message from The Queen at the opening of the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium
17 August 2017
A message from The Queen following the landslides in Sierra Leone
The coronation ceremony has remained essentially the same over a thousand years...