2017 was a busy year for The Royal Family. As well as the usual ceremonial events, happy announcements were made and exciting new initiatives were set out too.
Members of The Royal Family carried out engagements all over the UK and there were several visits overseas.
Buckingham Palace was also busy, welcoming over 120,000 people over the course of the year to attend garden parties, investitures, receptions, dinners and lunches to acknowledge their achievements and contributions.
Here's a look back at 2017:
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry join Heads Together runners training for the London Marathon. Heads Together is a mental health campaign created by The Royal Foundation and was the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon Charity of the Year.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Hull, the UK's City of Culture
The Queen opens the National Cyber Security Centre
Part of GCHQ, the centre works to make the UK as safe as possible online.
The Queen launches the 2017 UK-India Year of Culture
A huge projection was designed for the front of Buckingham Palace which featured a peacock, which is celebrated as the national bird of India.
The Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial is unveiled, recognising the contributions of the UK Armed Forces and all UK citizens who deployed in the Gulf region, Iraq and Afghanistan from 1990-2015
The Countess of Wessex visits Malawi
The Countess' visit saw work being done by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust to end avoidable blindness, champion youth leadership and celebrate Commonwealth Week.
The Queen reopens the National Army Museum
The renovation project took three years to complete.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Paris
During the tour, The Duke of Cambridge made a speech saying, "Before I came here, Her Majesty The Queen reminded me of how much she has enjoyed her many visits to France."
The Queen feeds an elephant
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, opened the brand new Centre for Elephant Care at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
The Prince of Wales & The Duchess of Cornwall visit Romania, Italy, the Holy See and Austria
As part of the Heads Together campaign, The Duke of Cambridge calls Lady Gaga to talk about the importance of opening up about mental health
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry talk about mental health
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry support Heads Together runners at the London Marathon 2017
Party at the Palace
850 children, of those who died while serving in the Armed Forces, were invited to the Palace.
The Diana Awards
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry presented a new award, on behalf of The Diana Award, which honours the legacy of their mother, Diana, Princess of Wales.
The Chelsea Flower Show
Established in 1913, on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has become one of the world’s greatest showcases for horticultural excellence.
The Queen visits Manchester after the concert bombing attacks
Her Majesty met some of the victims, their families and the staff who treated them at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.
Garden Parties at the Palace
30,000 guests are invited to Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Holyroodhouse each year.
Ascot holds a special week of races in June each year called Royal Ascot, attended by The Queen, who has had an interest in horses since childhood.
The Queen re-creates the first Royal train ride
Queen Victoria took the same journey from Slough to Paddington 175 years ago on 13 June 1842.
The Queen visits the Tower Hamlets
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visited East London on the 100th anniversary of the bombing of Upper North Street.
The Queen and The Duke of Cambridge visit people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire
The Queen and HRH visited Westway Sports Centre in London, which became the focal point for efforts to support those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.
Trooping the Colour
The Trooping of the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years.
The Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament
The Queen officially opens Parliament with an event steeped in tradition. The State Opening is the only regular event to unite the three elements of legislature – the House of...
The Earl of Wessex visits Merseyside
The Earl visited The Bluecoat, Liverpool's centre for contemporary arts, which is a place to showcase talent across visual art, music, dance and literature.
Holyrood Week 2017
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinbugh, spent the week in Scotland, meeting Scots from all walks of life and hosting thousands at the Palace of Holyoodhouse in recognition of their good work.
The Princess Royal went to China
The Princess Royal saw work being done by Save The Children, an organization HRH has supported since 1970.
The Queen meets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Edinburgh
The Spanish State Visit
King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain began their State Visit to the United Kingdom with a welcome which showed British pageantry at its best. The official arrival ceremony...
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Germany and Poland
Their Royal Highnesses brought Prince George and Princess Charlotte along too.
The Queen visits Canada House
The visit celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Confederation.
The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele
Members of the Royal Family joined commemorations to mark the anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War
The Duke of Edinburgh retires
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
This was the first time Their Royal Highnesses have attended the event, held each August in the Scottish capital.
Happy (Royal) Dog Day!
The White Garden for Diana, Princess of Wales
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry visit the Sunken Garden in Kensington Palace, which has been transformed into a special White Garden dedicated to The Princess. Their Royal Highness met representatives from charities supported by Diana, the Princess of Wales.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child
The baby will be born in April 2018.
Prince George's first day at school
The Princess Royal visits Peru
As a member of the International Olympic Committee, The Princess attended the IOC Session Lima, visited the International Potato Centre and attended a recepton for the Amazon...
Prince Harry opens the Invictus Games in Toronto
Last night, Prince Harry attended the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games. Now in the third Invictus Games took place in Toronto, Canada this year – the biggest yet...
The Queen visits Aberdeen
The Queen opened Robertson Family Roof Garden and visited the Sue Ryder Dee View Court Neurological Centre.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex attend The Sultan of Brunei's Golden Jubilee celebrations
The Queen records a special message for BBC's Gardeners' Question time from Frogmore House in Windsor
Prince Harry works with the Ministry of Defence on Mental Health
World Mental Health Day at Buckingham Palace
Celebrating 100 years of Women serving in the Army and Navy
The Queen and The Princess Royal both attended celebrations at the Army and Navy Club in London.
The Duchess of Cornwall at Women of the Year, an awards ceremony that honours the remarkable achievements of women. This year The Woman of Achievement Award was dedicated to the Women of the Emergency Services.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry attend Coach Core graduation
The Queen reviews troops in Hyde Park
The Troop also known as the 'Gunners' was formed on the wishes of The Queen's father, King George VI, 70 years ago.
Visiting the Household Cavalry in Hyde Park
The Queen named The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment's new drummer horse Perseus.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall’s Autumn Tour to Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia and India
Princess Alexandra visits veterans
The Princess spent time at Care for Veterans in Worthing.
Prince Harry and Michelle Obama surprise students in Chicago and discuss the potential of young people to create change
The Princess Royal travels to Madagascar
The Princess saw work being carried out by Save the Children, a charity that has been close to The Princess for 40 years.
The Queen opens the British Museum
Her Majesty toured the newly refurbished Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia 25 years after first opening it.
In the week of Remembrance, The Queen, and Members of the Royal Family, join the nation in commemorating and honouring the men and women who have sacrificed themselves in Service to our country.
The Duke of Cambridge unveils the National Action Plan, created by The Royal Foundation, to prevent Cyberbullying
Sir Mo Farah receives a Knighthood from The Queen
Prince Harry launches HIV Test Week
Prince Harry gave out free HIV self-testing kits at a pop-up shop in Hackney.
The Queen visits Hull
As UK City of Culture, there are creative events taking place in the city every day.
The First Lady Black Rod
Sarah Clarke is responsible for maintaining the buildings, services, and security of the Palace of Westminster.
The Countess of Wessex visits Bangladesh
The Countess visited projects and organisations working to eradicate avoidable blindness.
The Prince of Wales visits the Caribbean to meet communities after the destruction caused by hurricanes
Thousands of Georgian Papers published
With Her Majesty's full authority, thousands of pages of source material from The Georgian Period has now become available to anyone.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement!
The Duke of Cambridge visits Finland
The Duke even hand-delivered a letter to Father Christmas from Prince George.
The Queen spends the day in West Sussex
The Queen visited a theatre and met puppies training to be blind dogs.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle carry out their first official engagement together
The couple visited Nottingham on World AIDS Day.
The Duke of York is appointed as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards
The Duke of York will take over the appointment from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, who who has been Colonel of the Grenadier Guards since 1975.
The Commissioning Ceremony of HMS Queen Elizabeth
The largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy.
Christmas Trees arrive at Buckingham Palace! Watch how the inside of The Palace is transformed for the festive season
Christmas Day at Sandringham House
The Queen and members of The Royal Family attended the morning service at Sandringham Church.