The Duke and Duchess of Sussex is not going to attend the BBC’s Platinum Social gathering on the Palace live performance on Saturday night.
The star-studded live performance in honour of the Queen’s platinum jubilee will see the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in attendance.
Nonetheless, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have spent the day celebrating their daughter’s first birthday “privately” in Windsor.
The couple’s daughter, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten Windsor, turned a 12 months outdated on Saturday. She is in London together with her mother and father and her brother, Archie Harrison Moutnbatten Windsor, three, for the jubilee celebrations.
A spokesperson for the Sussexes stated they’re spending the newborn’s big day “collectively privately as a household”.
Harry and Meghan made their first public look within the UK since they stepped down as senior royals in 2020 on Friday, after they attended the particular Service of Thanksgiving for the Queen at St Paul’s Cathedral.
They joined scores of different royal members of the family, together with Prince Charles, Prince William, and Kate Middleton, however have been seated throughout the aisle from the working family members.
Absent from the service have been the Queen, who cancelled her attendance on the final minute after experiencing “some discomfort” throughout Thursday’s jubilee celebrations, in addition to the Duke of York, who has examined constructive for Covid
The Sussexes additionally missed a Guildhall reception for the royal after the service.
Different members of the royal household who’re anticipated to benefit from the Platinum Social gathering on the Palace in individual embrace the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their youngsters, Girl Louise Windsor and Viscount Severn, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, and Pricness Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank.
Princess Anne’s son, Peter Phillips, is anticipated to be joined by his youngsters Savannah and Isla, whereas Zara and Mike Tindall, may even be there.
The Queen’s cousins, together with the Duke of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent and Prince Michael of Kent, with the Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Michael of Kent, and Princess Margaret’s daughter Girl Sarah Chatto and her household are attributable to attend the live performance.
The present will probably be headlined by a slew of main artists, together with Diana Ross, Alicia Keys, Queen + Adam Lambert, Sir Elton John, Sir Rod Stewart, Hans Zimmer, and George Ezra.