The lifetime of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, who handed away in April this yr, might be celebrated as soon as once more this summer season, on what would have been his 100th birthday on June 10.
According to a report in The Independent, two particular exhibitions — one at Windsor Castle and the opposite on the Palace of Holyroodhouse — might be held for UK’s longest serving consort, who died aged 99 on April 9, 2021.
The Royal Collection Trust introduced the 2 exhibitions will mark important occasions and achievements all through Prince Philip’s life, together with the truth that he was married to Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years, supporting her and staying by her facet as a faithful husband.
As such, marriage ceremony mementoes from their large day in 1947 might be on show at Holyroodhouse, together with the marriage invitation and marriage ceremony breakfast menu. Per the report, it included ‘Filet de Sole Mountbatten’ — a tribute to Philip’s household identify, and ‘Bombe Glacee Princesse Elizabeth’, in honour of the bride.
A BBC report states that from June 24, guests attending ‘Prince Philip: A Celebration at Windsor’ will be capable of study extra about his associations with the citadel, the area people. They will even be capable of see the coronation gown and coronet he wore through the queen’s coronation in 1953, and his Chair of Estate, which is normally positioned within the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace.
It is a widely known incontrovertible fact that Prince Philip was actively concerned within the planning of the coronation, and was additionally instrumental in having it televised.
Gifts offered to him throughout his state visits, abroad excursions and different official engagements will even be made public.
From July 23, guests to Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh will be capable of discover his formative years and his naval profession, in addition to his connections to the Scotland capital.
While the exhibition at Windsor Castle will start June 24 and go on until September 20, 2021, the one at Palace of Holyroodhouse will begin July 23 and go on until October 31, 2021. Tickets could be pre-booked from the Royal Collection Trust web site.