Queen Camilla News Roundup: A New Royal Portrait, a Leopard-Print Dress & More

Plus, Queen Camilla celebrates a fitting relaunch

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Here’s all the Queen Camilla news you need to know for the week of May 3, 2024. 

  • King Charles and Queen Camilla hosted a private dinner at Clarence House. The event was attended by the staff at The London Clinic, which is where the monarch underwent surgery prior to his cancer diagnosis
  • The queen celebrated the relaunch of her Wash Bags project. According to social media, the initiative “provides a wash bag of toiletries, donated by Boots UK and assembled by In Kind Direct, to people who have been affected by rape and sexual abuse.”
  • Queen Camilla met with the original members of the Maiden Yachting Crew at Clarence House. The get-together was in response to the group’s win at the Global Ocean Race.
  • The queen hosted a special reception at Buckingham Palace honoring the Croydon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre. The royal family celebrated the event by sharing a slideshow of photos on social media.
  • Buckingham Palace released a brand-new portrait of King Charles and Queen Camilla on the royal family’s official Instagram account. 
  • The caption read, “As the first anniversary of The Coronation approaches, Their Majesties remain deeply grateful for the many kindnesses and good wishes they have received from around the world throughout the joys and challenges of the past year.”

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