Royal News Roundup: Kate Middleton’s High Heel Mishap, Princess Anne’s Surprise Appearance & More

Plus, Princess Catherine rocks an elegant bun

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Here’s the royal news you need to know for the week of September 28, 2023.

  • This week, Kate Middleton attended a portage session at the Orchards Center in Sittingbourne, Kent. The royal switched up her signature hairstyle and opted for an elegant bun.
  • Princess Catherine stepped out for an appearance at textile mill AW Hainsworth, where she nearly experienced a wardrobe malfunction. During a tour of the grounds, Princess Catherine realized there was something wrong with her shoe and bent down to fix the issue.
  • The first episode of Mike Tindall’s new reality series, Grand Slammers, premiered on the U.K.’s ITV this week, and it featured a surprise appearance by his mother-in-law, Princess Anne.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s The Archewell Foundation announced that it’s donating school supplies and feminine products to children in Nigeria.
  • Sarah Ferguson presented the 2023 Perfect World Foundation Award to Sex and the City star Kristin Davis. The royal shared a photo of the pair posing together on the red carpet.
  • Princess Diana’s brother, Charles Spencer, posted a slideshow on Instagram featuring two pieces of artwork that are displayed at Althorp House. He explained that they were a gift from Elizabeth, the Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary.
  • This week, the Duke of Edinburgh traveled to Turkey to promote his new initiative, The International Award. The royal family shared photos from the trip on their official Instagram page.

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