The Royal couple to celebrate Christmas privately
Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton will celebrate Christmas in Village Bucklebury with Middleton family- Carole and Michael Middleton.
This has been confirmed by the royal office that Queen Elizabeth and her husband Philip has approved the decision made by the couple. However, the couple will visit Sandringham in eastern England for Christmas holidays. It is sure that Kate and William are not to make public appearances on Christmas.
As per announcement by the St. James Palace spokesman, the prince and princess will celebrate this day, ‘privately with Middleton Family’. William enjoys good terms with his in laws and Christmas celebration with them is a good sign of it. Pippa Middleton, Kate’s sister, wrote recently for a magazine that “The Middleton’s’ Christmas should be blissfully calm. We’re good at keeping each other’s spirits up,”.
Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton is pregnant and was treated in King Edward VII hospital for four days as she was suffering from acute morning sickness. After she was discharged on December 6, doctors advised her to take rest in the Kensington Palace. She recently made her appearance at an award ceremony where she presented the award for the BBC Sports personality of the year.
Usually the members of royal family celebrate Christmas at Sandringham. William and Kate spent Christmas last year there. Royal family stays in Sandringham until February as per a tradition set by the Queen’s father and grandfather. This time William’s brother Harry is also to miss the royal festivals as he is in Afghanistan serving as a pilot.
Queen Elizabeth’s annual Christmas broadcast will be telecast at 1500 DMT on December 25.Middleton family is to join millions of others to watch this broadcast. In admiration of the Diamond Jubilee Year, the broadcast will be in 3D this year.
86 year old Queen Elizabeth has been making prerecorded speeches on the radio (since 1952) and television (since 1957). She expresses her own views on certain occasions without taking the consent of the Government.
In this year’s Christmas broadcast, Queen Elizabeth is ‘ready to embrace something new’. It has also been said that this year’s broadcast is going to be “absolutely lovely.”