THE QUEEN AND THE ROYAL FAMILY CELEBRATE COMMONWEALTH DAY 2017
Monday 13th March 2017
Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry, the Duke of York and the Earl of Wessex will attend the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on Commonwealth Day.
Organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society, the service is the largest annual inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom. The service will be broadcast live on BBC One and across BBC World Service, in celebration of Her Majesty’s lifetime commitment to the Commonwealth.
The Commonwealth is a vast community which embraces diversity among its 52 countries and almost 2.5 billion people, of which 60 per cent are under 30 years old. Full Story