Royal Twitter Roundup: the 11 Best Royal Tweets of the Week
HERE, ALL THE ROYAL TWEETS YOU NEED TO READ FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 30, 2020.
? During #ChildrensHospiceWeek, The Countess of Wessex, Patron, @SSChospices spent time helping volunteers at the charity?s Weybridge charity shop, which re-opened earlier this week.? The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 26, 2020
The charity cares for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions. pic.twitter.com/KHtuNHUUu4
1. SOPHIE, COUNTESS OF WESSEX, LOOKED CASUAL VOLUNTEERING AT A CHARITY SHOP
While visiting Shooting Star Children's Hospices, which cares for children and young adults with life-altering conditions, Sophie even helped steam a toddler dress.
?The Duke of Edinburgh and I join many around the United Kingdom in celebrating Armed Forces Day, and the efforts of our military both at home and overseas?? The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 27, 2020
A message from Her Majesty The Queen on #ArmedForcesDay ?? pic.twitter.com/GRYzzhja4u
2. QUEEN ELIZABETH GAVE A RARE PERSONAL STATEMENT FOR ARMED FORCES DAY
“Today provides an opportunity for thanks, and a recognition of the dedication and risks faced by those serving our nation. We also have cause to thank veterans, who continue to contribute to our way of life, long after they leave the Armed Forces.”
We?re excited to share that our Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, visited The Nook on Thursday, helping create a patio garden along with families and staff. The Duchess also recorded this message for all children?s hospices, as part of #ChildrensHospiceWeek pic.twitter.com/h3368LErYd? EACH (@EACH_hospices) June 27, 2020
3. KATE MIDDLETON HELPED PLANT A SENSORY GARDEN
To mark the end of Children's Hospice Week, the Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit to the Nook center in Norfolk, where she helped plant a sensory garden and met with staff from East Anglia Children’s Hospices to thank them for their continued work during the current pandemic. Thankfully, both photos and videos were shared on multiple twitter accounts.
We are delighted that HRH The Princess Royal has recorded a reading for a special edition of our podcast to celebrate #StPetersDay.? Westminster Abbey (@wabbey) June 29, 2020
Listen now at: https://t.co/PUHunLSgOo
The Princess is pictured here visiting the Abbey for the Commonwealth Day service in 2018. pic.twitter.com/h0QflPUzZD
4. Princess Anne Made Her Podcast Debut
The royal family retweeted the new episode of the Westminster Abbey podcast featuring a recorded reading from Princess Anne in honor of St. Peters Day.
?I just want all these people to know that they are not alone and that there is help there.? ? The Duchess of Cornwall? Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) June 27, 2020
Watch the discussion on domestic abuse and how it can happen to anyone from the #WOWGlobal24 event earlier today.#EveryonesProblem pic.twitter.com/dW5cRWGumq
5. Camilla Parker Bowles Discussed Domestic Abuse
“I just want all these people to know that they are not alone and that there is help there,” the Duchess of Cornwall said in a video clip shot from her home.
Oxford researchers have developed a vaccine with clinical trials currently underway to establish whether the vaccine generates immunity in humans. pic.twitter.com/LBTFzL52t5? The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@KensingtonRoyal) June 24, 2020
6. Prince William Met with Oxford Scientists to Discuss the Pandemic
Kensington Royal shared photos of the Duke of Cambridge learning about the vaccines the university has developed (peep his PPE).
7. THE ROYAL FAMILY SHARED A VIDEO COLLAGE FOR ARMED FORCES DAY
We’re talking throwback shots of the entire royal gang, including (at 0:14 seconds) a young Queen Elizabeth in uniform.
The Princess Royal is presented (virtually) with the Regimental Medal of The King?s Royal Hussars, to commemorate her 50 years as their Colonel-in-Chief (1969-2019) ????? The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 26, 2020
HRH inspected the @BritishArmy troops on Parade @RHChelsea via video link. pic.twitter.com/2ujnEWq1mz
8. Princess Anne was given an award...virtually
The Princess Royal was presented with the Regimental Medal of The King’s Royal Hussars (sounds fancy) and gave her acceptance speech via video chat—which was definitely an interesting sight to see.
9. Kate Middleton Narrated a Short Film
You read that correctly. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge retweeted the short film, Wimbledon Recreated, on their personal account.
Today The Earl of Wessex visited Guildford Crown Court to hear how the justice system has continued to operate during lockdown, with courts adapting by holding video hearings. pic.twitter.com/bGxoxhvNyc? The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 26, 2020
10. New Photos were Shared of Prince Edward Visiting a Courtroom
The Earl of Wessex learned about how the justice system has continued to operate during lockdown. Not to mention, we got a sneak peek at one of the judges in the background, whose headpiece made us feel like we were going back in time.
At the ceremony, The Queen is welcomed into the city of Edinburgh, Her Majesty?s 'ancient and hereditary kingdom of Scotland', by the Lord Provost, who offers her the keys of the city. ?? pic.twitter.com/QifQsEgZQ4? The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 29, 2020
11. QUEEN ELIZABETH HONORED WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN THE CEREMONY OF THE KEYS
This year’s ceremony was canceled. So, Her Majesty used the occasion to share throwback photos from past years’ events.