• Princess Charlotte's christening: What the guests will have for tea

    Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, will host a tea party following Princess Charlotte's christening on Sunday afternoon. The intimate gathering will be held for members of the royal family and Princess Charlotte's godparents at the Queen's country retreat Sandringham House. In keeping with tradition, guests will be served cake from a tier of William and Kate's wedding cake. Guests at Prince George's christening in 2013 were also served a tier from the couple's eight-tiered wedding cake, which was created by HELLO! Online blogger Fiona Cairns. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Prince William and Kate will host a

  • Princess Charlotte christening service details revealed

    Princess Charlotte was christened on Sunday afternoon with her proud parents Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, brother Prince George and their closest friends and family in attendance. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, baptised the two-month-old with the support of the Reverend Canon Jonathan Riviere, the Rector of the Sandringham group of parishes. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Kate carried Princess Charlotte into the church Guests sang two hymns during the 45-minute service – Praise to the Lord, The Almighty and Come Down, O Love Divine. They will also sang two anthems, I Will Sing

  • Princess Charlotte's christening: fans gather ahead of royal arrivals

    The excitement in the air was palpable as royal fans congregated outside St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham for Princess Charlotte's christening. Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, opened the paddock outside the church to members of the public so they could participate in the family's special day. Among the crowd was royal enthusiast Terry Hutt, who camped outside the Lindo Wing for two weeks ahead of Princess Charlotte's birth on 2 May. Donning a patriotic Union Jack suit, the octogenarian excitedly held up a sign which read "Princess Charlotte christening day". CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Royal

  • Cambridges make first appearance as family of 4 at Princess Charlotte's christening

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte looked picture perfect as they attended Charlotte's christening on Sunday. Marking the first time that they have appeared in public as a family of four, the royals were all smiles as they waved to royal enthusiasts who had been waiting outside St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, where the ceremony took place. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY William and Kate arrived at the church with Prince George and Princess Charlotte The Duchess, née Kate Middleton, was radiant as ever in a cream Alexander McQueen dress coat and Jane Taylor hat

  • Princess Charlotte's godparents: Prince William and Kate Middleton's pals, cousins

    Hours before Princess Charlotte's July 5 christening, Kensington Palace announced who her godparents will be. The tiny Princess' parents Prince William and Kate Middleton turned to their circle of friends for the roles, and did not choose any royal relatives or pals. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Princess Charlotte has five godparents Photo: Getty Images It's traditional in royal circles to have several godparents. Princes William and Harry both had six godparents, while Prince George had seven. George's little sister Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, it was confirmed, has five. Prince William's close friends Tom van Straubenzee and James Meade have been